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Assembly Technician I

Company: Thorlabs
Location: Austin, TX
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

The assembly technician role is responsible for the manufacturing of scientific grade optomechnical and electronic devices. The individual will ensure timely completions of production orders to schedule. The product delivered should be free of workmanship defects and fully tested and verified by the production technician to meet documented specifications. In addition, the individual should consistently look for opportunities to improve production processes through providing feedback to engineering.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

-Assembly and testing of scientific grade imaging devices (CCD, CMOS)

-Delivery of product on time to production schedule

-Consistently look for opportunities to improve processes

-Occasionally support evaluation of new product introduction processes

-Ensure delivery defect free product

-Effectively communicate any supply chain issues that are effecting production

-Ensure all production areas are kept clean and tidy at all times

-Ensure proper maintenance of production equipment is kept up to date

-Occasionally support any other areas of the business as needed

-Produce detailed documentation on product failures, returns and procedure deficiencies

-Support shipping and receiving of production related goods

Working/Environmental Conditions:

-Office and Manufacturing environment; night/weekend work when needed.

Physical Conditions:

Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; operate a computer and keyboard; near visual acuity to review written documentation; facility to hear and understand speech at normal room levels and on the telephone; manual dexterity to work with small components; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height.

Qualifications:

Experience:

-Two years of experience working within a relevant industry.

Education:

-Equivalent to completion of high school supplemented by relevant industry experience

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

-Familiar working with optical systems containing optics, mechanics and electronics

-Computer literate to include: Axapta and Microsoft word, Excel and outlook

-Ability to work constructively within a team

-Excellent dexterity

-Soldering of small surface mount and thru hole components

-Basic understanding of ESD and best practice in a production environment

-Basic Understanding of Lean Six Sigma Principles is not required but desirable.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

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Assembly Technician I
Description: The assembly technician role is responsible for the manufacturing of scientific grade optomechnical and electronic devices. The individual will ensure timely completions of production orders to schedule. (more...)
Company: Thorlabs
Location: Austin, TX
Posted on: 02/24/2021

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