Instrument Final Test Technician

PerkinElmer, Inc.
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Job Description

Instrument Final Test Technician is experienced working with complex instrumentation.

  • Set up, configure, and test hardware and software products.
  • Interface with mass spectrometers via specialized software, and firmware.
  • Perform simple chemistry dilutions with care and accuracy.
  • Calibrate highly complex equipment and see that test records are properly maintained.
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of Mass Spectrometry equipment, including mechanical, electronic, and pneumatic components.
  • Operate electrical and optical test equipment, including meters, scopes, and computer controlled testing.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair test failures and recommend root cause corrective action.
  • Change parts as necessary with precision and great care.
  • Disassemble/Reassemble parts as necessary, using a variety of hand tools.
  • Provide direction and training to other Manufacturing technicians.
  • Safely use compressed gases.
  • Functional testing and analysis of newly developed products to ensure operation and reliability.
  • Be willing to learn new technologies and procedures to remain current with industry standards and new products.
  • Support/follow company Health & Safety working procedures and policies.
  • Maintaining of the Production workstation equipment.
  • Daily 5S
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a Scientific Field including Chemistry, or Instrumentation. Previous experience working with triple quadrupole mass spectrometers is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in testing and calibration of complex instrumentation.
  • Prior experience in a GMP manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • General understanding of machinery and mechanics is advantageous.
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • General PC skills and experience with MS Office (Word/Excel)
  • Knowledge of SAP (or similar)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; requires interaction with managers, supervisors, engineers, and other hourly associates in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to set-up and use basic hand tools and test fixtures.
  • Ability to assemble and align precision parts, requiring good manual dexterity.
  • Familiar with set up and operation of digital meters and oscilloscopes.
  • Understanding and ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings, schematics and technical documentation (mechanical, electrical and gas flow).
  • Attention to detail, strong work ethic, and integrity are required as the tested instruments will be used for diagnostic purposes.

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