Engineering Technician (2 Positions Open)

Location: Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 05-16-2017
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  (other duties may be assigned)
  • Process knowledge and experience to help achieve and maintain process control.   Demonstrate the ability to evaluate and communicate the effectiveness of new processes and services.
  • Working knowledge in chemistry (acids, bases, and solvents)
  • Provides Sustaining Engineering support to the facility.
  • Evaluate and report the effectiveness of Equipment and Material vendors. 
  • Work with Engineering team in development and implementation of BKM’s.  Assist with technical plant tours, presentations and problem resolution. 
  • Use knowledge of process materials and techniques to improve safety, throughput, effectiveness and costs of Operations. 
  • Trains Technicians to perform duties according to current Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Updates Shop Floor Control database as required.
  • Observes processes in Operations environment to identify and eliminate possible failure modes.
  • Has active role in Failure Analysis procedure for evaluation of field failures.
  • Writes new process instructions, operating procedures and training documents.
  • Designs and maintains fixtures, drawings, etc. for Blast, Cleaning and Coating applications.
  • Creates and maintains robot programs for Blast, TWAS and Plasma spray.
  • Implements procedures for analytical assessment.
  • Participates in CEP activities pertaining to new process improvement or product upgrades.
  • Develops process control strategies for new and existing processes.
  • Act as a coordinator / consultant and takes part in new site start-ups globally.
 
Required Qualifications/Skills:
  • Minimum AA in Engineering Technology, Chemistry or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years parts cleaning experience
  • Excellent communication skills- email/ phone
  • Solid writing and math skills.
  • Ability to perform or closely direct new processes, record data, make recommendations as to process improvements and write reports in conjunction with Engineers
  • Proficient use  MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
 
Preferred Qualifications/Skills:
  • BS degree in Engineering, Math, Chemicals or Materials Management
  • Drafting software experience (i.e. CAD, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Experience with Truechem
  • Experience handling delicate, highly finished surfaces is a big plus.
 
Interpersonal Skills:
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to work on projects with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable working multiple projects simultaneously
 
Travel Requirement:
  •  10% of work time will require travel
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