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SGS North America

Senior Laboratory Technician - Lapeer, MI

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-MI-Lapeer Job Reference:029477

Required Training, Knowledge, and Experience:

. Strong electromechanical skills as typically evidenced by 10 to 15 years of successful laboratory experience in a related field.

. An advanced degree or certificate in mechanical or electronic technology or other post high school technical education, including

military training is preferred.

. Experience in data analysis and decision making based on empirical data.

Essential Functions:

. Regular and predictable attendance.

. Strong organizational and project management abilities

. Proficient recordkeeping & technical writing skills

. Proficiency in Excel and/or other data analysis tools.

Critical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

. Occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds and frequently carries up to 30 pounds.

. Maneuvers in, around, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis.

. Majority of work time is spent standing, walking, lifting, and bending.

. Works within a test facility, office, and laboratory setting and is exposed to heat, cold, wet, and fumes/chemicals.

. May be required to travel to other test facilities, vendor, and customer sites worldwide.

Job Description:

Testing Services Group


Job Title: Senior Technician

Primary Purpose of the Job: Builds and performs tests on systems and components to determine operability, performance, quality, and

suitability. Troubleshoots, repairs, and modifies systems and components as appropriate. (May have a title, which describes an area of

specialty, such as electronics, electrical, mechanical, chemical, and metallurgical.)

Specific Duties:

. Operates standard equipment in test and process environments to conduct work requiring precision and strict observations.

. Follows prescribed work methods in accomplishment of assignments. Maintains proper and appropriate record and files.

. Inspects, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies, and suggests applications of standard or non-standard techniques.

. Suggests design changes, test modifications or recommends improvements in design, testing methods or materials.

. Functions with general direction and little day-to-day supervision on complex programs involving various equipment and


. Interfaces directly with customers

. Assists other technicians with their tests set up and interpretation of instruction and technical engineering or design requirements.

. Performs such individual assignments as supervisors and superiors may direct; ensures adequate and continuous controls are

exercised over all assigned activities affecting quality; establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department,

the test facility, and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge, and skill necessary for the satisfactory

performance of all assigned responsibilities.

Contact Information
SGS North America

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