Engineering Technician (R&D) in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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We are seeking energetic and talented people with the desire to elevate their career to the next level to add to our dynamic team. Here at CarlisleIT, our mission is to 'Make the Amazing Possible by Making Critical Connections When Performance Matters'. Join a great team and enjoy competitive pay, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, immediate full vesting in the 401(k) company match, health, dental, vision and much more. Check out the opportunities today to grow your career with CarlisleIT.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies - Pottstown is seeking candidates to join our team as a full-time Engineering Technician for our R&D Department. The Engineering Technician performs engineering activities required to support, monitor, troubleshoot and improve manufacturing processes and products. He/she will interact with engineers, production, other technicians and operators build connectors to prove out and build to release to production.

* 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.
* 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.

Qualified candidates must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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