Electronics Technician

Kistler is the global leader in dynamic measurement technology for measuring pressure, force, torque and acceleration. Cutting-edge technologies provide the basis for Kistler's modular solutions. Customers in industry and science benefit from Kistler's experience as a development partner, enabling them to optimize their products and processes so as to secure a sustainable competitive edge. The owner-managed Swiss company's unique sensor technology plays a key role in the evolution of automobile development and industrial automation. Kistler is making an important contribution to the further development electrified drive technology, automated and connected driving, emission reduction and smart factories.

Purpose of the position

The Electronics Repair Technician will perform all testing and repair of electronic devices including printed circuit boards and assemblies, as well as receiving inspection of specific electronic devices.

Your typical day

  • Preliminary and final testing of all production electronic devices including customer and inhouse repairs.
  • Diagnose and troubleshooting of testing problems and interface with engineering, manufacturing, and quality assurance to solve problems.
  • Calibration of electronic equipment and products. Maintains and performs simple repairs of test equipment.
  • Receiving inspection of specific electronic devices (impedance converters, chips, etc.).
  • Requisitions bench stock and supplies associated with electronic testing. Building custom cables.
  • Prepares discrepancy reports for the disposition of electronic devices.
  • Recommends improvements in test fixtures, Test Procedures, Product Definitions, and new test equipment.
  • Create diagnoses report and repair report.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Your profile

  • Associate in Applied Science or equivalent two-year diploma from a recognized community or junior college plus three years’ experience in testing electronic devices; or Equivalent training and experience.
  • Experience in testing and troubleshooting of electronic devices including an understanding of the operation of analog and digital circuits and components.
  • Experience in the operation of various test equipment such as oscilloscopes, voltmeters, frequency generators, insulation testers, etc.
  • Experience in calibration techniques.
  • Ability to read schematics and mechanical assembly drawings, test procedures, a test set up drawings, and product definitions.
  • Ability to sit at a desk 90% of the workday, ability to use a computer 70% of the workday.
  • Physical requirements: ability to use department equipment 100% of workday; ability to sit at a workbench 90% of workday; 20/20 corrected vision; able to lift up to 50 pounds.

What you can expect from us

At Kistler your experience and expertise are valued and promoted. As a global company with numerous locations worldwide, we offer exciting career opportunities in an international environment. Kistler is pleased to offer a generous benefit package with medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage along with a 401k plan with a 4% company match, and generous personal and vacation time allowances. Kistler Instrument Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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