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Manufacturing Electrical Technician (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 4/24/2022

About Q-Lab: For more than 50 years, Q-Lab has been a global leader in manufacturing material durability testing equipment. Our products and services are used to test coatings, plastics, automotive, personal care, roofing, inks, textiles, pharmaceutical, packaging and sealants.

Q-Lab is a growth-oriented and stable company who has earned a strong reputation for outstanding product design, innovation and uncompromising levels of quality and safety. We are focused on a market with huge potential due to the unique product line and use our extensive product knowledge to help clients best utilize our products and services.

About the Role: The Manufacturing Electrical Technician will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager. This position will support the electrical system design needs of the manufacturing department. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of industrial electrical systems and troubleshooting.


  • Perform custom wiring on electro mechanical test fixtures for Q-Lab manufacturing
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineers and equipment end users on electrical system designs
  • Electrical troubleshooting of existing custom machines, fixtures and factory equipment
  • Research, recommend and source electrical components needed to build custom electrical systems
  • Work with facility electricians to install electrical services for manufacturing equipment
  • Document electrical designs to help CAD department complete engineering drawings


  • Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology or relevant work experience
  • 10+ years of work experience in electrical and or mechanical device manufacturing
  • Experience with:

Industrial wiring methods
Wire soldering, stripping and crimping
Basic understanding of NFPA 79/NFPA 70
Basic factory and commercial wiring knowledge
Proper wire sizing and circuit breaker sizing

Desired Skills and Capabilities (not required)

  • Extensive knowledge of electrical systems, wiring, and all related equipment
  • Adhere to Lock Out Tag Out procedures for safety
  • Ability to self-design an electrical system with little design input from engineering
  • Understanding of PLC programming logic and troubleshooting
  • Test, tune and program VFD motor drive systems
  • Read and interpret electrical and electronic circuit blueprints, diagrams, and schematics

We offer:

  • Fun, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere.
  • A big business footprint, but small business family culture.
  • A proven track record of success.
  • Excellent compensation package + bonus.
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life.
  • Top Workplaces Award Winner 2012, 2015-2021 (Cleveland, OH)
  • Beautiful corporate headquarters located off I-90 in Westlake, Ohio.

Contact Us


Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970

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