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Senior Technician

Company: SGS North America
Location: Columbus
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description -SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.Job Description -The Senior Technician performs a variety of complex testing and analysis and analyzes the most complex technical problems and occasionally delivers solutions where precedent may not exist. They set up and execute tests and monitor, document and report the test results. -

  • Performs a variety of complex tests to confirm if the product (part or set of components) performs their proposed functions in a satisfactory manner. Depending on Laboratory, assembles and runs test circuits, or reviews parts and performs applicable tests: calibration testing, or catalyst, or durability, or vibrations, or thermal, or noise level, or emissions, or pressure testing, or other as required.
  • Often uses statistical methods to identify recurring problems and give detailed reports on defects.
  • Installs and sets up test articles, fixtures, test equipment, instrumentation and controls.
  • May perform calibration and assemble test equipment prior to analysis.
  • Performs testing and records results, communicates results to an Engineer, or to a Supervisor, as required.
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience, guides junior team members.
  • May act as a lead, coordinating and facilitating the work of others but is not a supervisor.
  • Proposes improvements to processes.
  • Follows all company Health, Safety and Environmental policies and protocols.
  • Follows Quality protocols and reports discrepancies to the Supervisor.
  • May perform maintenance of equipment as assigned.
  • Maintains a clean working environment.
  • Increases technical knowledge, completes assignments and maintains passing scores for curriculum outlined in the Laboratory Test Technician Training Plan for Level 5.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications -Education and Experience
    • Associate degree in Engineering Technology or related field (Required)
    • 8+ years of experience, demonstrating engineering aptitude (Required)
    • Completed Laboratory Test Technician Training Level 4 with satisfactory or above rating (Required)
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology or related field in combination with experience outlined above (Preferred)
    • Extensive experience in Testing Laboratory (Preferred)Licenses and Certifications
      • Certification in Automotive Technology (Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)), or Certified Electrician, or certification by Testing Technician Certification Institute (Preferred)Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Language Skills: English Intermediate level (Required)
        • Mathematical Skills: Basic skills (Required)
        • Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Advanced level required, uses logical and practical approach to solve problems (Required)
        • Has advanced and specialized expertise, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable work experience (Required)
        • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing (Required)
        • Understands engineering concepts and creates setups for practical application to work on test equipment (Required)
        • Acute attention to detail with a focus on improvement (Required)
        • Ability to apply standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods to perform work (Required)
        • Ability to follow instructions, working in a dynamic environment and performing at a high level (Required)
        • Ability to work independently and under moderate supervision (Required)
        • Team player attitude (Required)Computer Skills
          • MS Office (Word, Excel) - intermediate user proficiency (Required)Physical Demands of the Job
            • Stand:
              • Move or traverse:
              • Sit:
                • Use hands:
                • Reach with hands and arms:
                • Climb or balance:
                • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl:
                • Lift/carry/push or pull: Frequently 50 lbsAdditional Information -SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law. -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. -This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. - -If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. - -Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Keywords: SGS North America, Bloomington , Senior Technician, Professions , Columbus, Indiana

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