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Testing Technician (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 5/25/2022

We are looking for a Testing Technician. This position will perform the Acceptance Testing process to verify Testers were assembled correctly and will perform as intended. Troubleshoot and repair any issues encountered during the process and document NCE’s to continuously improve quality and reliability.

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products. Since 1956, we have designed and manufactured laboratory test products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers. We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Perform Acceptance Testing process approved by Product Engineer
  • Duties involve working from test procedures, specifications, mechanical and electrical diagrams and schematics
  • Prepare Testers for startup and test
  • Finish any wiring or assembly operations necessary before connecting power and water lines
  • Check manual operations and safety devices
  • Check for leaks and make necessary repairs
  • Check for wiring errors and make necessary repairs
  • Check for proper components, tags, and programming of Tester
  • Calibrate Testers to Q-Lab’s standards and preprogram customer’s cycles. Verify Testers are capable of performing cycles
  • Purge Tester of any accumulated water, bleed air / water lines, and remove any materials used during the testing process
  • Assign Tester serial numbers, review order documents, verify all line items on the Sales Order are complete
  • Document any unusual conditions and non-conformances encountered
  • Summarize and report issues encountered to Assembly, Quality, and R&D personnel
  • Ensure Acceptance Testing process is completed in a timely manner in order to maintain workflow and meet required ship dates
  • The Acceptance Testing Team will need to adopt a flexible work schedule to avoid production bottlenecks
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to improve quality & reliability.
  • Participate on continuous improvement teams
  • Maintain equipment used and work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations
  • Perform other department related duties as required, assigned or directed

We Require:

  • Advanced mechanical and electrical skills
  • Functional understanding of the Testers and how the various subsystems relate
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documents
  • Basic math skills. Basic Statistical skills (e.g. – averages, min value, max value, etc.)
  • Capability to perform mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years assembly background experience in mechanical and/or electrical assemblies and controls or equivalent
  • Use a variety of measuring instruments and gauges such as dial indicators, feeler gauges, pressure gauges, level, tape measure and volt meter, miscellaneous hand tools
  • Successfully meet all training requirements (e.g. – IPC/WHMA standards)
  • Working knowledge of basic computer functions and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Good communication skills – ability to communicate findings both verbally and written to Assembly, Quality Control, and R&D Personnel
  • Must be able to communicate with Assembly Personnel in a constructive manner

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.


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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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