Sargent Aerospace & Defense
Purpose and Scope:
Reporting to the Test Engineering Supervisor, or designee, this is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the Kahr Bearing Engineering team supporting the testing of new and existing products, as well as support manufacturing. The following defines the responsibilities of a Test Lab
Technician II as required to meet and support the needs of the Kahr Bearing Test Lab, working closely with Kahr Engineering and Production departments. The Test Lab
Technician II is responsible for the maintenance and repair of dynamic test equipment; the set-up, performance and documenting of dynamic tests as defined by Kahr Engineering; and materials, chemical and component testing in compliance with operating and quality systems procedures as stated in process bulletins and specifications.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Performs inspection, analysis, troubleshooting, tear down, assembly, and maintenance of dynamic test equipment, including hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic components and related equipment
Conducts acceptance testing of materials, chemicals, and mechanical components as defined in work instructions, test procedures, drawings and standards
Perform set up and validation of test equipment in accordance with established protocols and Engineering instructions to ensure smooth and efficient completion of test procedures
Ensure appropriate planning to obtain and prepare equipment and materials required for daily assigned tasks
Perform job tasks according to procedures and schedules using established safe methods and processes.
Create and/or complete necessary test and equipment documentation
Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times
Maintain total quality assurance
Carry out tasks with minimal supervision and strict attention to detail
Work with team to identify and drive productivity and performance improvement opportunities and contribute to the continuous development of the safety, health and environmental requirements within the team's work area.
Comply with all safety recommendations and requirements.
Other tasks as directed by the test lab supervisor.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
Position requires a self-directed, detail and task-oriented individual who is able to work in a fast-paced environment
3 years' minimum experience in teardown, inspection, assembly, test, and troubleshooting of hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic components
Ability to use hand tools, torque wrenches, calipers, scales, micrometers, ovens, presses
Ability to read blue prints/engineering drawings
Uses good judgment and appropriate techniques to perform preventative maintenance and ensure equipment calibration according to established procedures and schedules
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and accurate measurements
Working knowledge of MS Office applications
Must be able to read/comprehend, write, communicate orally, gather, and organize data
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required
Good human relations skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
Must be a U.S. Citizen
The employee will be required to move throughout the building to collect, handle and process production paperwork and materials.
The employee will be required to stand for long periods throughout the day.
The employee must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
Preferred Education, Skills & Experience
Experience in Product Development and Qualification Testing
Experience with hydraulic systems, actuators, servo-valves, and schematics
Ability to quickly comprehend industry-related technical concepts and terms