The Tester Equipment Technician maintains and improves capabilities of existing tester equipment as well as assists in the development and programming of new testers required for Etratech’s manufacturing facilities. The incumbent supports the build and release of tester equipment to production, providing training, analyzing tester issues, facilitating solutions and making performance recommendations to manufacturing management.
3-Year Electronics Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Technician or Electro-mechanical Technology Diploma (or equivalent) from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Courses in specific Tester design, software, maintenance.
Minimum of 2 years experience working on tester equipment in an electronics manufacturing environment.
Prior working experience utilizing various test and measurement instruments.
HP in circuit test system experience.
Inspection camera experience.
Highly proficient in microcontroller, programmable logic controls to support Manufacturing.
Tester design and development experience is required including hardware, software and schematics.
Results oriented and self motivated with the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
Strong communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills are required in dealing with the Tester Team as well as manufacturing staff.
Internal customer orientation as well as external, recognizing that the manufacturing group is the customer.
Strong PC skills and proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word & Excel) software package and e-mail systems.
Strong analytical and hands on problem-solving capabilities including lean and continuous improvement processes.
Working knowledge of ISO 9000/TS 16949 quality systems.
Basic mechanical knowledge.
Ability to support production shifts (days and afternoons) and weekend work is also a requirement of this position.