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Assembly Technician

Location: Poway, California, United States
Job # 10298392
Date Posted: 01-05-2018
Assembly Technician
Poway, CA 92064
Pay: $16/hr
Temp to Hire 
30-35 hours a week

Our client is a Consumer Electronics design engineering firm located in Poway, CA. They offer technical design services for mechanical, electrical, audio, antenna, and firmware development across a broad range of device categories. We specialize in full product development services, from concept creation to quality control and supply chain support in mass production.

Job Responsibilities
  • Assemble electromechanical prototypes and products of medium complexity quickly and with great attention to quality and detail.
  • Perform functional tests as defined by Engineering on sub-assemblies and finished products.
  • Work with Engineering to develop and improve test methodologies, test fixtures and test data analysis as needed.
  • Build experimental and prototype equipment, perform electrical, mechanical, and analytical tests on equipment and provide performance and manufacturability feedback to engineers and the development team.
  • Accurately track part consumption and record any waste.
  • Manage inventory by providing accurate counts and estimates to Operations Manager and organizing storage of excess parts and completed products.
  • Pack and ship completed products.
Qualifications and Preferred Skills
  • One year’s experience in a related position.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient at soldering, including population and rework of printed circuit boards assemblies based on leaded and surface mount components.
  • Basic skills in test and troubleshooting of electronic circuits with a focus on low voltage applications used in consumer electronics.
  • Working knowledge and experience with common electrical bench test equipment including multimeters and oscilloscopes.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory pertaining to analog and digital circuit designs is preferred.
  • Experience with automation via tools such as Labview, Python or scripting is a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Ability to perform detailed design work both independently and collaboratively. 
  • Occasionally required to sit, stand, use hands to handle or manipulate tools or other objects, reach with hands and arms, and visually interpret data at close range. Other physical activities may include but are not limited to standing, bending, stooping, walking, and sitting.
  • Must be able to frequently lift equipment or boxes weighing 5-10 pounds and occasionally lift equipment or boxes weighing 15-30 pounds
  • Work takes place in a warehouse with some temperature control.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

This role is seeking someone who can switch back and forth between higher-level tech work and less interesting simple assembly work.
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