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Mechanical test technician

Jun 12, 2018
Santa Clara, California

Mechanical test technician (8309475)
12 Months Contract
Santa Clara, CA

Job Description: 
Mechanical test on battery and battery components 
Prepare batteries for test, including use of mild solvents like IPA 
Assemble batteries into carriers if needed 
Perform mechanical and electrical measurements on devices according to SOPs 
Support SOP development with repeated measurements, pictures, data collection 
Communicate issues observed in samples, process, or documentation to supervisor 
Enter data into database 
Adhere to safety protocol and lab guidelines 
Support failure analysis efforts, as guided by engineers 
Job duties may require additional work like assisting in organizing of inventory 
Accurately record/prepare test results and data analysis 
Report status on a regular basis 
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team 

Required technical skills: 
Follow established procedures on routine work 
Update daily on activities and work plan 
Enter data into database, ensuring that samples are correctly tracked 
Prepare sample materials in fume hood 
Ensure samples are sent to appropriate personnel 
Familiarity with proper laboratory safety and housekeeping practices 
Experience with general office programs, particularly Excel 
Meticulous organization, strong attention to detail 

Desirable technical skills: 
Experience operating measurement equipment and custom data acquisition equipment 
Experience with collecting large amounts of data, data storage and data manipulation 
Able to effectively contribute to a dynamic and often fast-paced, high-pressure work environment