NY Employer Test Technician/Debug Technician in Newark, New York

Test/Debug Technician
Diagnose faults in product and equipment that does not perform to specifications. Technicians may repair test equipment depending upon customer and complexity of repair.

** ACCOUNTABILITIES: Use various test technologies to diagnose the cause of test failures to the component level. Participate on Quality oriented teams. Cross train to gain proficiency in other tasks as assigned. Support continuous improvement and assist in all aspects of test for assigned Area or Customer(s). Track and report key test metrics relevant to the assigned Customer (MES defect data entry). Improve existing processes, testing and otherwise, using Lean Six Sigma methods. Support engineering analyses and experiments as required. Support audits to ensure Testing Process Documentation is appropriate. Ensure timely internal feedback of all test issues until resolved. Support training of test operators as needed. Support one-piece flow, Lean initiatives, the identification and removal of out of scope test activities, new product introduction and production trials for identification and resolution of quality issues. Capable of MDA (Mfg. defects analysis) and functional level debug to the component level. Familiar with analog and digital circuit performance. Proficient at ICT, FTA, ESS, VIBE, Tests and trouble shooting. Support cost reduction targets Cost of Poor Quality. Support and communicate department test policies that relate to team and the collection and submittal of test improvement ideas from team. Ensure that all testing meets Customer requirements. Support test operators as first line of support for day to day questions. Respond quickly and appropriately to both internal and external customers. Keep in line with company's accredited certifications and safety policy.

** REQUIRES: Associate's in Applied Science degree in electronics or equivalent experience. At least two years experience in a similar position troubleshooting PCBAs to component level. Three years debug experience in either digital hardware or linear/RF electronics with a strong digital background. Good written and verbal communication skills. Six Sigma training (e.g. greenbelt) preferred. Capable of reading PCBA schematics. Understanding test methods and part characteristic (i.e. data sheets). Basic Microsoft office programs, Word, Excel, etc. Lift 20 pounds, drug screening and reference check.