Mechanical Test Lab Technician


Job Description

Mechanical Test Lab Technician - 6 month with possible extension - Lisle, IL

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking a Lab Technician for the Mechanical Test Execution Team with our client in Lisle, IL. Our ideal candidate will have passion and excitement for contributing to product development testing and support. We are looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic team member who is ready for a hands-on technical role with a globally diverse Engineering teams.
We know you have choices and Volt was been recognized as Forbes Best Staffing Agency for 2020 and 2021, so let us take care of you!
What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Read and challenge test plans to evaluate performance and reliability of terminals, connectors, and module level products/solutions under exposure to mechanical conditions
  • Execute test plans and tasks involving various mechanical tests in accordance with industry, customer, and/or internal specification
  • Operate automated mechanical force test equipment and build mechanical fixturing
  • Perform various mechanical tests including, but not limited to:
  • Connector Mate/Un-mate
  • Terminal Insertion/Extraction
  • Normal Force
  • Durability
  • Cable Pull
  • Linear Cycling
  • Vibration
  • Mechanical Shock
  • Complete product evaluation and performance analysis using test results and advanced statistical analysis
  • Develop, modify, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures to ensure repeatable and reproducible test methods/results
  • Troubleshooting and root cause failure analysis
  • Work closely with various project leaders to ensure efficient and timely project deliverables to customers

What You Need to Be Successful
  • Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Engineering Science, or equivalent work experience in a laboratory environment for related field
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively collaborate with a diverse multi-disciplinary team
  • Ambitious, self-starting, and motivated attitude; willingness to learn
  • Experience with Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to manage time and workload to meet project deadlines
  • Proficient in reading and executing test plans
  • Analytical ability to apply logical reasoning, test assumptions, observe results and make corrections
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and in a team
  • Ability to remain flexible when changes arise

What Will Put You Ahead
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology, or Engineering Science
  • Experience with Instron force test equipment and Bluehill Universal software
  • Experience with Mechanical Cycle Testing (Linear and/or Cable Flex)
  • Experience with Vibration and Mechanical Shock Testing and Vibration Research software
  • Experience with HALT/HASS Testing
  • Experience testing electrical interconnect systems, including data analysis, and troubleshooting to aid in root cause failure analysis
  • Experience with ISO 17025 or IATF 16949 related activities

No relocation or remote workers. Local candidates are encouraged to apply
Submit your resume today for immediate consideration! Sorry,W2 only; no third party or Corp to Corp will be considered.
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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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