Test Technician/Engineer

Zelienople, PA – USA

The opportunity

Kromek are looking to add an additional Test Technician/Engineer to support our current direction in manufacturing to upgrade both test systems and data collection.  This position will be responsible for providing troubleshooting and support of existing fixtures. Also, troubleshooting, debugging, and providing RMA support for legacy products.

In addition, you will participate in the design and development of test fixture hardware and software design, implementation, verification and validation for new products

Responsibilities and duties

  • Actively participate in design, implementation, verification and validation of new test fixtures including software
  • Work closely with NPD Engineering to effectively translate the critical specifications to develop a robust test system to ensure proper and complete testing of the manufacturing process
  • Provide software/hardware troubleshooting and support for production test fixtures
  • Develop documentation (assembly and test instructions) to support the integration of the test system into manufacturing
  • Assist in the maintenance of, and upgrades to, existing test engineering software
  • Work closely with the production operators to transition and train new systems into manufacturing
  • Database support in conjunction with the goals of manufacturing engineering
  • Develop a system to track key process indicators
  • Implement statistical process control when and where applicable

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Requires visual acuity (visual ability to resolve fine detail) and manual dexterity (fine hand and finger movements)
  • Requires limited supervision for routine processes, can implement changes with detailed instruction
  • Must be available for overtime work
  • Must be able to lift at least 10lbs frequently; up to 35lbs occasionally, and heavier weights with assistance
  • Must be able to wear required safety protective equipment including but not limited to safety shoes and glasses
  • May work in a clean room environment and wear clean room attire
  • Must be able to work with or around chemicals and radiation

Essential skills and experience

  • Knowledge of Python
  • PC hardware and networking
  • Working knowledge of Python scripting for both Linux & Windows
  • Intermediate knowledge of Personal computers including Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Intermediate knowledge of LabVIEW for data collection and measurement control
  • Experience interfacing with and operating oscilloscopes, signal/function generators, multimeters, and data acquisition cards, DC loads, internal/bench power supply.
  • Proficiency in trouble shooting and repair of mixed analog/digital systems
  • Understanding of ISO9001
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail. Neat and organized work habits
  • Good written and oral communication skills, ability to clearly convey concepts and present results to others

Desired skills and experience

  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio or comparable IDE
  • Understanding of USB, TCP/IP, RS232, SCIPI, GPIB communication protocols
  • Understanding of FPGA operation and programming
  • Familiarity with architecture of test engineering systems
  • Knowledge of data analysis, descriptive statistics, and algorithms


  • BS in Computer / Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 3-5 years of work experience in an engineering environment

Security Access

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Kromek is an equal opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from consideration for employment because of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, marital status or disabilities.

Test Technician/Engineer

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