Thermo Fisher Scientific Test Technician in San Jose, California

Job Description

Test Technician

Job Summary

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

The Test Technician will be responsible for assembling and testing electro and mechanical

subassemblies to drawings, BOMs and work instructions to meet quality standards and production schedules. The Test Technician tests scientific instruments using computers to identify and debug mechanical and electrical problems.

Job Description:

The Test Technician is responsible for rejecting parts to MRB. This position will participate in daily stand-up meetings and daily 5S walks. It requires knowledge of, or the ability to train to 5S, personal safety equipment, and ISO expectations. Knowledge in Process Improvement Practices, Process Control Monitoring, and Data Entry into PC database/spreadsheets is required. Must be familiar with PC operations, and a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows 7 operating system is required. The Test Technician is responsible for other miscellaneous duties as assigned.


o A High School education or equivalent is required.

o A minimum of 1-3 years experience in mechanical assembly with some experience in Clean Room Assembly and testing scientific instruments is required.

o Assembling vacuum systems is strongly preferred.

o Requires the ability to read and understand assembly level drawings, work instructions, standard operating procedures, and other manufacturing documentation.

o Requires the employee to follow written procedures (SOP's) with attention to detail and a focus on quality.

o Must be proficient with basic assembly tools such as wrenches, screw drivers, torque tools, etc.

o Proficiency with vacuum leak check equipment and Helium Leak Testing is preferred.

o Must be able to communicate information with others, and read/speak/write English.

o Basic problem solving and organizational skills are required.

o Knowledge using SAP is a plus.

o Standing, sitting, walking, detailed assembly work with hands, computer work.

o Must be Able to lift up to 35 lbs up to 5 times per day.

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