Engineering Technician I in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 8/30/2019

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Job Description

The Engineering Technician performs engineering activities required to support, monitor, troubleshoot and improve manufacturing processes and products--The Engineering Technician will provide technical support for the manufacturing area to which they are assigned (Cable, Assembly, Plating etc.).


* Provide technical support and oversight to production in order to meet quality, cost, and on-time delivery goals.
* Resolve production issues using root cause analysis and establishing corrective actions.
* Builds, tests and evaluates engineering samples and prototypes.
* Utilizes lean manufacturing tools to improve quality and reduce waste (Standard work, 5S, Flow, Kanban systems etc.)
* Participate in continuous improvement activities related to production processes.
* Participate in sustaining engineering activities (process and router updates).
* Oversee R&D production runs to validate new manufacturing processes.
* May perform technical training for specific tasks and require associated certifications (ex. J-STD-001 etc.)
* Develops/maintains/updates Work instructions and other related documentation.
* Performs advanced electrical, mechanical and/or environmental testing to qualify and validate product performance.
* Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
*Other duties may be assigned*

Must be able to work in a factory environment to include walking the factory floor and other related activated as well as working in an administrative environment.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas. Safety toed shoes or boots (ASTM 2413-11 standard) are required in specific manufacturing areas.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Experience

* Level 1: 1-2 years of experience with the manufacturing and/or testing of microwave cables or related products/processes. Alternatively, Associate's Degree in Electronic Technology, or similar discipline, and less than 1-2 years of experience.
Level 2: Associate's Degree in Electronic Technology, similar discipline, or high school diploma with equivalent experience. Demonstrated strong mechanical, technical, and analytical capabilities. Typical minimum 3 years of experience with manufacturing and/or testing of microwave cable or related products/processes. Demonstrated thorough understanding of cable manufacturing processes and testing methods. Demonstrated success in supporting production needs and training of operators.
* Level 3: Associate's Degree in Electronic Technology, similar discipline, or high school diploma with equivalent experience. Demonstrated advanced mechanical, technical, and analytical capabilities. Demonstrated expertise and understanding of cable manufacturing and testing methods. Skill level is at an advanced to subject matter expert level. Typical minimum of 5 years of experience with the manufacturing and/or testing of microwave cable or related products/processes.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.


* Manufacturing experience in a custom make to order environment
* Excellent problem-solving skills -- able to identify and analyze data and resolve problems in a timely manner. Develops alternative solutions to problems and corrective actions.
* Experience with Lean/Six Sigma Tools.
* Excellent oral and written communications skills -- able to explain complex operations and methods clearly and concisely. Technical writing experience preferred.
* Able to participate in and advise cross functional project teams
* Formal Problem Solving Training (RCA, PDCA, 8D, etc.) preferred.
* Experience with ERP system preferred.
* Co-operates with others and treats all with respect.
* Accepts responsibility for own actions. Willingly accepts feedback from others.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled