- 195776 - Operations Technician
- Grand Rapids
- $23 to $28.00 DOE
- 12 months
- Chipton-Ross is seeking an Operations Technician for an opening in Grand Rapids, MI
Responsible for testing, troubleshooting, overhaul, and repair of technically complex and sophisticated mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronic avionics instruments using available documentation; repair manuals, schematic diagrams, technical publications, work instructions, and engineering drawings. The individual in this position has the responsibility and the authority to carry out assigned tasks.
• Perform Final Visual Inspection and record keeping. Final Visual review for data collection, recording of 1st Pass Yield data, and maintaining the electronic technician product failure database.
• Services and troubleshoots the select products within assigned product team.
• Solves non-routine problems independently, seeking supervisory assistance when needed.
• Demonstrates ability to handle more advanced assignments.
• Subassembly and final unit testing IAW applicable test specifications.
• Records product movement on the Visual Queue charts as appropriate, maintaining 5S initiatives, Continuous Improvement and Lean Mfg flow initiatives as determined by the department supervisor and management team.
• Maintains 5S initiatives, Continuous Improvement and Lean Mfg flow initiatives as determined by the department supervisor and management team.
• Environmental testing and monitoring of product.
• Perform manual functional test and failure diagnosis to component level.
• Perform assembly and/or repair as needed on through hole, SMT, and hybrid assemblies. Requires the ability to read and interpret assembly blueprints, schematics, inspection criteria documents, etc. in performance of this duty.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Supervisor to ensure the needs of the team are met; areas may include but not limited to safety, morale, cost control, delivery schedules, problem resolution, and material shortages.
• Certify and retain all appropriate skills training certifications for related product acceptance stamp and/or job duties per SOPs 1811Q and 1211Q and as required by the Director of Quality.
• Responsible for maintaining reasonable and acceptable attendance.
• Responsible for performing job duties in a manner consistent with established Policies & Procedures, Ethics Standards, and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
• Responsible for working a manner consistent with established safety rules and regulations and the use and maintenance of required personal protective equipment; including, but not limited to safety glasses, 50 volt exposure protection and area access control when 50 volt exposure is present, etc.
Product tests require the knowledge and application skills to test products IAW applicable test specifications; operate and disseminate data associated with Acceptance Test Equipment, environmental equipment such as Temperature Chambers, Rate Calibration Tables, and ESS Thermal Shock Chambers, etc. Thorough knowledge of electrical theory, analog and digital circuitry, will be required to deploy the diagnostic skills necessary to test and troubleshoot circuit card assemblies to a component level.
Must be able to earn and maintain the Final Test Stamp (FT) to the requirements determined by the director of Quality. This primary quality function reports indirectly to the Director of Quality and is subject to such quality audits as detailed in the Quality Manual.
Must be able to earn and maintain the Final Visual Inspection rating through proficiency demonstration to the requirements determined by the area supervisor. This function may require the person be available during periods of high production output, such as month end or to meet a customer delivery date, and thus may necessarily be limited in use of earned time off such as vacation to other times in the month.
Must be able to earn and maintain the certified assembler and inspector status. Requirements include, but are not limited to the following:
Able to read electrical schematics and analyze faulty circuits to identify, isolate, and repair to component level using ATE, Manual Panel or “lash-up” test equipment.
Ability to setup and operate a variety of sophisticated electronics testing equipment
and follow procedural steps detailed in test specification documents.
Good oral and accurate written communication skills. Must possess ability to accurately record detailed test data sheets.
Good team skills, able to work within team setting and maintain a positive attitude,
and display a proactive team oriented approach to managing product flow through assembly and test, including filling in for absent assembly members when necessary to maintain daily flow.
Working knowledge of statistical process control as applied to assembly, inspection, and test processes and programs.
Sufficient English language skills to be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and complete required production paperwork.
• Ability to communicate effectively and convey ideas/information one-on-one and in group settings.
Frequent lifting of test instrument and products weighing up to forty pounds onto benches, carts, and into high chambers up to 60 inches above floor.
Electronics Technician Certificate, BSEET or College Associates degree in an Electronics field or the equivalent formal training normally acquired through certified electronics coursework or military provided training, or a combination of education and relevant experience. Course work should include electrical theory, analog power and wave shaping circuitry, digital signal steering and microprocessor control circuitry.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: (843) 554-5800 x182 or (800) 927-9318 x182
To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.