Pacific Instruments is looking for a Test Technician to join their team in Concord, CA. Pacific Instruments is part of Vishay Precision Group (VPG), a worldwide component manufacturer. As part of the Test Department Team, the Test Technician will perform production test and RMA repairs & calibrations on both Pacific Instruments and Micro-Measurements data acquisition equipment. Work load includes newer high density surface mount (SMT) designs as well as seasoned older "though hole" units.
Follow formal procedures to test, repair & calibrate new production units and customer field returns.
Record performance test data and make proper adjustments or component changes for operation within published specifications.
Operate automated testers with preprogrammed testing routines for operational verification and troubleshooting.
Work with Engineering, Production and Inventory Control Departments to resolve manufacturing issues.
Follow and enforce industry standard ESD handling procedures to prevent component damage.
Provide stewardship of process documentation consisting of written procedures, work orders and test data sheets.
Mastery of existing and new test processes and calibration procedures.
Provide support for product lines from Pacific Instruments & Micro-Measurements.
Two year technical school electronics training (AA or AS degree preferred)
5+ years' experience troubleshooting boards to component level
Proficiency in soldering "though hole" and "surface mount" devices. (fine pitch work desired)
Excellent work ethic: professional presentation, personal responsibility and punctuality.
Skills to troubleshoot digital and analog electronic circuits.
Working knowledge of laboratory equipment use and operation: DMMs, Signal Generators, O-scopes.
Capable of reading electronic schematics, wiring diagrams and understanding principles of circuit operation.
Ability to troubleshoot independently to the component level, locating and repairing manufacturing defects or defective components.
Working knowledge of Windows computers and Office applications: Outlook, Word & Excel.
Familiarity with use of production control ERP systems
Vishay Precision Group