Associate Test Technician in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

  • Position Summary:

    Performs various tests on raw materials, finished products, and equipment in order to determine the level of quality and standard that need to become part of the products specifications.

    Position Responsibilities:

  • Primarily focus on running and documenting software and electrical testing in house. 
  • Review test requests and reports made by internal and external customers.
  • Assists in the design, construction, programming, integration, and validation of test systems.
  • Accountable for all record keeping as appropriate and in accordance with Stryker specifications. Utilizes proper software and technological tools to maintain proper records.
  • Understand and maintain testing systems.  Apply appropriate testing systems, procedures, and techniques while building test systems and executing tests. Look for means to improve test systems, procedures, and techniques.
  • Understands and applies lab performance metrics.  Provide recommendations for continuously improving Test Lab performance.
  • Maintain accountability and fitness of all equipment in the Test Lab.
  • Evaluates and purchases test equipment and software for laboratory.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Position Requirements (Education, Special Training, Certifications):

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Schooling or training in Software or Electrical Technology and testing preferred.
  • Must be familiar with basic electrical circuits and reading electrical schematics.
  • Basic skills – manufacturing process, blueprint reading, reading and math, metrology, pneumatics, hydraulics, problem solving, statistical, interpersonal skills, time management, Windows, listening skills, auditing skills, mechanical aptitude, and ability to adhere to safety related issues to include, but not limited to good housekeeping and ergonomics practices. 
  • Must also have skills in documentation, team concepts, and, Basic Preventative Maintenance. 
  • Required to have workplace organization, training procedure, pneumatic, and hydraulic skills. 
  • May also be required to have set-up skills to include following prints and product specifications, and any other on-the-job related skills.
  • Familiarity with PLC and LabVIEW programming. 
  • Basic measurement skills using some of the various sensors including, but not limited to, pressure, strain, acceleration, load, current, and voltage.
  • Must be PC literate including experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Must be familiar with basic electrical circuits and reading electrical schematics.
  • Familiarity with electrical measurement equipment. (Oscilloscope, DMM, Function Generator, Multi-Meter) preferred.
  • Soldering experience preferred.
  • Experience with Serial/Bus protocols.
  • Functional skills – Product knowledge, job specific computer skills, and knowledge of appropriate telephone and communication protocol.  Requires a strong skill set with maintenance/utilization of all in-house machinery.  Must also be able to read technical material and determine appropriate computer program/report as well as handle the time constraints of production and delivery schedules.
  • Stryker specific skills - Requires ability to follow and adhere to quality standards, product specifications and all safety standards.
  • Ability to make decisions regarding use of appropriate components and materials to meet product specifications and use of proper tools and techniques.
  • Ability to use logical step by step procedures to meet job requirements.
  • Must be able to work independently and diagnose/resolve problems while designing.
  • Physical/Safety Requirements:

  • May involve prolonged periods of stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, sitting, standing, and/or crawling as appropriate.
  • May be required to move materials up to 50 pounds, reach, push, or pull in order to accomplish job accountabilities.
  • Coordination of eye, hand, and/or foot movement with an ability to grasp by hand and meet cognitive demands to include visual and auditory discrimination/memory, reading ability, and memory retention ability.
  • Requires use of safety glasses in designated areas.
  • Closed-toe/heel shoes must be worn on the production floor and R&D labs; safety shoes are recommended.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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