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Systems Test Technician

Apply Job ID REF8646M Date posted 11/17/2022 Address 825 University Avenue, Norwood, MA Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services mechanical testing systems. 

Have you ever wondered how a potato chip always has the right crispiness level? Or, how your game controller can survive several drops whether you are excited for your win or upset by a loss? How about eyewear (eyeglasses, sunglasses) being able to withstand impact forces? Visit Instron’s YouTube Channel to see our customer’s applications. And check out Facebook Watch at https://fb.watch/a8ILPde4GP/

Our systems are trusted by 95% of the world’s largest manufacturing companies to gather critical data, informing the design of components and materials. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.


We have two openings for this role.

This person will be required to perform system verification. It is expected that the STT will ensure Instron exceeds customers’ expectations when they receive their product.

General Duties:

·        A strong emphasis on personal and Team SAFETY procedures and requirements.

·        Perform final system performance test and verification against published specifications and documented customer requirements. Will check if the customer order has been fulfilled in full and to the agreed upon specifications.

·        Document all activities compliant with applicable test procedures.

·        Maintain a strong focus on all assigned administrative tasks especially submitting/saving “paperwork” (electronic and hardcopy) for all work performed on customer systems.

·        Continuous improvement of technical and non-technical skill sets via company sponsored training classes and self-directed educational / degree programs.

·        Occasional non-traditional duties may be assigned by management, such as customer visit, product seminars, hardware / software beta testing / development, etc…

Education, Knowledge, Skills, & Ability Required:

·        AAS degree in Electrical or Electronic technology or military / trade school equivalent. AAS in Electronic Engineering Technology preferred.

·        Intermediate to advanced computer system knowledge which includes experience with current operating systems and productivity software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, etc…).

·        Knowledge of and experience repairing hydraulic and electromechanical systems.

·        Knowledge of closed loop control with an understanding of various control methods (load, strain etc….).

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·        Ability to act as a field technical support resource for AFSEs, fellow FSEs, and other support staff.

·        Ability to comprehend and interpret technical information involving mechanics, electronics and materials science. 

·        Must be able to interpret blueprints and schematics, Ability to understand Quality Systems and their intent.

·        Ability to work independently, with little supervision and manage diverse customer situations.

·        Ability to accept changes and recommend best practices, including positive participation in Team meetings.

·        Ability to successfully interact with his or her co-workers, manager, and other support staff in a positive and productive fashion; delivering a consistent, premium product to Instron customers.

·        The above skills are normally acquired through at least 3 years of directly related experience in a service / preventative maintenance or technical / mechanical repair environment.

Qualifications:

Take this opportunity to join a successful team where you can make an immediate impact. We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid training, cell phone, laptop
  • Medical (multiple options), vision and dental insurance
  • Company provided life insurance and both short- and long-term disability
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a company match
  • 100% Tuition reimbursement
  • Parental leave

Instron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

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