Powerex Inc., a world leading manufacturer of Power Semiconductors, is seeking a Process Technician to join our team. This technician will perform a variety of general technician duties in the development of manufacturing procedures, new products, and determining yields. This is a non-supervisory position and will report directly to Production Leader.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Troubleshoot, repair, service and maintain a variety of electrical or electronic laboratory equipment. Assist with development work on, or assembly of, electronic laboratory equipment. Set up and conduct electrical performance, qualification and reliability testing. Troubleshoot tester problems and investigate electrical test failures. Recommend viable technical solutions.
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE OF PAY FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.
Perform basic electrical testing required to establish product operational ratings, measure product performance and demonstrate reliability. Such testing would include dynamic electrical testing using equipment such as oscilloscopes and a wide array of complex test instrumentation..
Assist engineers and more experienced electronic technicians with developing required test procedures and capability. Troubleshoot test and/or tester failures; recommend appropriate technical solutions to correct such failures.
Assist with periodic inspection, troubleshooting and repair of electronic engineering equipment (such as switching time testers, power testers, thermal impedance testers, and frequency cutoff testers).
Assist with fabrication of items of electronic equipment (such as chassis, test panels, test fixtures, experimental apparatus, etc.) using model shop machine tools as necessary.
Prepare and maintain records of service performed on all laboratory equipment, listing the symptoms and corrective action taken.
Perform work of a similar or less complex nature as directed (e.g., setting up and conducting electrical performance, qualification and reliability tests).
Comply with company policies regarding material accounting, information security, and work area cleanliness.
All work must be performed in accordance with company safety policies and processes.
SCOPE, PURPOSE AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS: Frequent contact with engineers and technicians to exchange information pertaining to equipment performance, calibration results and preventative maintenance.
Occasional contact with field representatives from various equipment companies to discuss new or changed electronic laboratory equipment.
DIRECTION OF OTHERS: Provide technical information to lower classified personnel.
DIRECTION RECEIVED: Work under normal supervision on regular duties and receive technical information from higher classified personnel. Receive detailed instruction on new work.
Powerex, Inc. offers their employees an excellent salary - benefits package - 401K.
Powerex, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Associates Degree in an applicable field of study (e.g. electronics, electrical engineering technology, etc.). Must have practical experience working with oscilloscopes, understand and interpret basic electrical waveforms associated with electronics, understand and interpret electrical schematics and electronic circuits.
12 – 18 months of hands-on experience with electronic equipment (e.g., operation, testing, calibration, repair)
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience and Education
Powerex is a leading supplier of discrete devices, modules and integrated high power semiconductor solutions. Its broad product line includes IGBTs (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors), HVIGBTs, IPMs (Intelligent Power Modules), rectifiers, thyristors, custom power modules and assemblies.