Element has an opportunity for a Product Safety Test Technician to join our rapidly expanding team. As a member of the operations team, the primary function of the Product safety test technician will focus on conducting evaluations (setup, measure, and document results) on a wide variety of products while interfacing with a wide array of engineers and regulatory agencies. The applicant needs a good understanding on IEC 60601-1, 61010 IEC 62368-1, CB scheme, as well as TRF experience.
The position requires an outgoing, self-confident individual who understands meeting and exceeding customer expectations. The candidate must have exceptional customer service skills, be motivated, well organized, and be detailed oriented. In addition, the candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently with a strong sense of ownership and pride for the task at hand.
Work under product safety test engineer direction to perform test set up and execute test plans
Maintain test lab equipment
Work with calibration vendor to maintain test equipment calibration interval
Support lab audits
Perform other laboratory function as required
Responsible for conducting a variety of tests which encompass setting up and testing, as directed in written and verbal instructions, in accordance with applicable standards, and documenting the testing process and outcome
Understands customer orders and how to properly follow laboratory technical procedures and test specifications
Assembles appropriate tools and test equipment, and follows written specifications necessary for the proper performance of the test
Maintains in-depth knowledge of test standards, product test procedures, and instrumentation
Accurately observes and records test progression and results. Organizes and documents data for each assigned project
Interacts with customers during the testing process, periodically assist with troubleshooting and development modifications
Identifies instrumentation in need of calibration and ensures it is not used until properly calibrated
Ensures adherence to all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to safety, environment, and corporate governance
Applies the principals of 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) in the performance of daily work responsibilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe work area
Abides by and ensures that all duties are performed in accordance with all Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE), Trade Compliance, and Quality practices, policies, and regulations
Maintains client confidentiality at all times
Possess engineering knowledge, understanding of test standard requirements including but not limited to IEC 60601-1, IEC 61010-1, IEC 62368-1 as well as TRF experience
Good communication skills to relay test standard requirements and technical information in a clear, concise and understandable manner, verbally and in technical writing
Knowledge of national and international product safety and regulatory standards and safety approval requirements
Experience using power supply, DMM, power analyzer, safety analyzer, oscilloscopes, and other automated test tools
Associates degree in electronics or plus one to two years of electronics testing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of basic principles of electrical and electronic theory
Solid working knowledge of personal computers encompassing hardware and software applications (e.g. proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to work flexible work hours to accommodate customer and lab testing requirements, including some weekends as needed
Ability to manage time when dealing with multiple projects with varying deadlines and multiple priorities
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs
Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements
Ability to interface with peers and clients
Strong attention to detail; accountability
We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.
We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.
Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.
Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.
We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.
When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.
At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.
All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.
Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies.
Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com.