Agilent Technologies, Inc. Manufacturing Test Tech, (GC/MS) in Wilmington, Delaware


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This position is required to support the manufacture of GCMS Triple Quad and QTOF instruments. This technician will be responsible for performing assembly/test of multiple electronic and mechanical assemblies and troubleshooting/repair of electronic assemblies to support production of both product lines. It will also include work on NPI products and close coordination with R&D; development engineers.

Specific responsibilities would include the following:

  • Execute routine and non-routine tests, troubleshooting, repair and quality verification of electronic modules, assemblies and boards used in GCMS instruments with limited technical support.

  • Perform complex test/process work requiring an in-depth technical background of GCMS instrumentation with limited documentation.

  • Support all other Triple Quad, QTOF and Customer Support production operations.

  • Assist engineering in developing new processes, test procedures, tools and prototype fabrication.

  • Independently monitors and adjusts process parameters, collects, manages and analyzes data and feedback, determines data collection needs and continuously improves processes, identifies root causes and drives the implementation of solutions.

  • Helps develop, suggest and implement process designs, program modifications, fixtures and works with mfg. eng. to implement them.

  • Proactively address customer or department needs and resolves problems.

  • May lead team efforts.

  • Reduce data to information (e.g. graphs, charts, including statistical analysis) and develop methods to apply the information and drive improvements.

  • Provide technical support for coworkers

  • Support team members in achieving the production line objectives and goals through effective teamwork. This includes providing constructive feedback to peers and maintaining flexibility to change on a daily basis.

  • This position will also include the coordination of some ESD responsibilities for the team.

Physical Requirements This position will require the lifting of up to 40 lbs. multiple times per day/week. It may also require standing, sitting, stooping, bending for at least six hours or more per day.

  • AA/ AS degree in Electronics with 3+ years related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated electronic troubleshooting skills

  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical skills and understanding of the fundamentals involved in the product. (Physics, Chemistry, Electronics)

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and "Diagnostic" and repair skills of assemblies to the component level.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Effective use of computer applications to perform work and special projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand product specification drawings and instructions.

  • Demonstrated willingness to take responsibility for resolving problems, and implementing new ideas or solutions.

  • Demonstrated use of tools and equipment to assemble small parts & high level of manual dexterity.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize PC applications (e.g. SAP, Chemstation, Access, Excel) on a regular basis.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and rigorously follow Quality System processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to adjust rapidly and effectively to change and remain open to new ideas and job assignments

  • Must have the ability to solder

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements Physical Requirements This position will require the lifting of up to 40 lbs. multiple times per day/week. It may also require standing, sitting, stooping, bending for at least six hours or more per day.

Geo Location: Wilmington, DE

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Date Posted: 13/Mar/18

Requisition: 2075822

Job Title: Manufacturing Test Tech, (GC/MS)

Business: Agilent OF & Supply Chain

Job Category: Manufacturing

Job Sub-Category: Manufacturing Tech

Region: Americas

Country or Area: United States

State/Province: Delaware

Town/City: Wilmington

Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: United States

HR Town/City Location: Wilmington