Responsible for the development of test plans, conduct testing and reviewing results with R&D and other stakeholders. Evaluates new processes, machinery, and workflow systems to optimize plant efficiency. Applies automation and computerized technologies to manufacturing processes and systems. Investigates and initiates corrective action on manufacturing problems. Reviews, evaluates and implements engineering changes and specification requirements. Acts as technical liaison with production planning and engineering personnel.
Calibrate highly complex equipment and see that test records are properly maintained.
Develop test plans and conduct tests on current and new instruments.
Complete testing, capture test information, compile results and present test data to R&D and GVE management for approvals.
Operate electrical and optical test equipment, including meters, scopes, and computer controlled testing.
Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair test failures.
Complete Manufacturing and R&D testing tasks under engineering direction. Perform initial functional testing of both in-process and completed products.
Assemble multi-level electro-mechanical sub-assemblies into complex assemblies using a variety of hand tools.
Safely use compressed gasses including cylinder setup and operation on a daily basis.
Functional testing and analysis of newly developed products to ensure operation and reliability.
Assembling and disassembling test configurations as necessary.
Be willing to learn new technologies and procedures to remain current with industry standards and new products.
Perform process training with employees.
Help develop and maintain processes and methods that comply with all safety, regulatory, and company requirements/guidelines, in support of local, state and federal safety standards.
Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives.
Other assignments as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and exposure to mechanical engineering discipline a plus.
1-5 years laboratory or engineering experience.
Prior experience in a GMP manufacturing environment is preferred.
Understanding of quality systems and ISO experience preferred.
Experience designing, building, and/or debugging Electrical & Electro-Mechanical assemblies desired, as well as knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; requires interaction with managers, supervisors, engineers, and other hourly associates in a fast pace environment.
Ability to set-up and use basic hand tools and test fixtures. Ability to design fixtures a plus.
Ability to assemble and align precision parts, requiring good manual dexterity.
Familiar with set up and operation of digital meters and oscilloscopes.
Understanding and ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings, schematics and technical documentation (mechanical, electrical, and gas flow).
Strong analytical skills.
Up to 10% domestic and international travel as needed.
Knowledge of organizational principles, inventory control systems, and efficient manufacturing processes such as 5S, lean manufacturing, and six sigma desired.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite including excel, word, and PowerPoint.
May require knowledge of computer systems and software (i.e. SAP, LabView, AutoCad, SolidWorks, C++ and/or modern engineering software applications).
Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree
With 13,000 employees serving over 180 countries, PerkinElmer is a $2.3 billion global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world. We are passionate about providing customers with an unmatched experience as they help solve critical issues especially impacting the diagnostics, discovery and analytical solutions markets. From earlier insights and more effective therapies to cleaner water and safer buildings where we work, learn and play; PerkinElmer touches the lives of millions of people around the world every day. Through science, innovation and applications expertise we’re committed to transforming risk into safety, mystery into knowledge and ideas into action for a healthier today and a better tomorrow.
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