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Electromechanical Technician in Norwood at ITW Test & Measurement and Equipment

Date Posted: 4/29/2019

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Job Description

Electromechanical Technician

Instron® is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems. Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.

The Opportunity
This is an opportunity for an Electromechanical technician in the Custom Products Group. The role will support both the ESG In-lined and ESG Automation groups. The ESG In-lined group is responsible for delivering application and customer specific solutions ranging from a simple adapter to a full custom test machine. The ESG Automation group is responsible for designing and building automated solutions on top of existing Instron equipment. 
The candidate will build, test, and debug custom electromechanical materials testing systems and accessories. They will work from a variety of complex blueprints, diagrams, and verbal instructions to complete these assemblies. They candidate will also suggest design changes, trains other employees and provides technical leadership during assembly of electromechanical products.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Reads and interprets complex blueprints, drawings, and electrical schematics to facilitate assembly and testing of custom products.
  • May be required to modify components using common hand and power tools and identify non-conforming material.
  • Assists in employee training, provides hands-on technical support in production, and interfaces with both Manufacturing and Design Engineering.
  • Responsible for promoting a safe working environment.
  • Responsible to review product structure, issue material, and close out projects using various computer-based programs.
  • Work closely with interdisciplinary team of production planner, buyer, expeditor, assembly technicians, engineers, and managers to deliver high quality products on time.
  • Provide feedback to Project Engineers regarding possible design changes, improvements, and alternatives.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision on multiple simultaneous projects.
Successful candidates will have 5+ years of electromechanical assembly or similar experience.
Additional requirements include:
  • Ability to read blueprints, knowledge of machine shop practices, mechanical fits and tolerances, and ability to read, comprehend, and transmit complicated and technical details.
  • Ability to do complex electrical wiring based on engineering drawings and schematics and use test and calibration equipment to troubleshoot systems.
  • Ability to use hand tools including wrenches, screwdrivers, arbor press, cordless drill, volt meter, soldering iron, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and work for extended periods of time on their feet.
  • Ability to operate a crane, fork trucks, and other material handling equipment.
  • Good organizational skills and ability manage multiple simultaneous projects across different disciplines.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Associates Degree in a technical concentration preferred.

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately.  Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program. Instron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.