Engineering Technician

DESCRIPTION

  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on manufacturing equipment and facilities
  • Design and manage content and changes to labels from initiation to implementation
  • Assist in executing test protocols
  • Exhibit knowledge of operations in assigned work area
  • Project a positive example for others to follow in the workplace
  • Freedom to act, under close supervision, in semistructured assignments that normally require adherence to defined procedures and/or specific, detailed instructions with limited originality
  • Solve problems of moderate scope and complexity

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Keep manufacturing equipment and devices operational; keep systems and building ready for use by:
    • Completing preventive maintenance schedules
    • Coordinating and overseeing building contractors
    • Maintaining maintenance records
    • Following policies and procedures
    • Completing repairs and installing replacement parts
    • Reporting needed changes
  • Generate, review, and modify periodic maintenance (PM) procedures, work instructions, spare part requests, purchase requisitions, facility work orders, etc.
  • Assist manufacturing staff daily in monitoring operating equipment, troubleshooting problems and inefficiencies, and recommending possible solutions
  • Perform testing per engineering protocols; record equipment used and results achieved in verification test reports
  • Design, develop, and modify all product labeling, ensuring labels meet the latest specifications
  • Assist with graphics- and artwork-related aspects of projects
  • Help resolve quality issues related to labeling
  • Participate in projects to streamline the label printing/development process and minimizing and eliminating defects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in equipment maintenance or similar job role
  • Basic electronics knowledge and skills
  • Experience with graphic design and label printing technology preferred
  • Working knowledge of quality system requirements
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience working in a production facility or cleanroom a plus
  • Working knowledge of common shop tools, meters and test equipment, and a general understanding of how things work mechanically
  • Basic knowledge of electronics components, theory, and measurement methods; must be able to use electrical devices such as multimeter, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in graphic design software applications and label printing technology preferred
  • Detail oriented and ability to exercise good judgment in problem solving
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical drawings
  • Ability to communicate problems and to effect corrective action
  • Demonstrated positive attitude with respect to changes in processes and methods
  • Ability to maintain high standards of quality
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

EQUIPMENT USED

  • Office equipment, common power and hand tools, measurement devices, and basic electrical devices

EDUCATION

  • Associate degree in engineering technology or equivalent military experience preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous, day-to-day activities of a primarily administrative nature
  • Moderate lifting (20 pounds), carrying (10 pounds), bending, squatting, and prolonged sitting
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Ability to judge distance and spatial relationships (i.e. visualize objects of multiple dimensions)

VISUAL ACUITY

  • Worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as:
    • Preparing and analyzing data and figures
    • Transcribing
    • Viewing a computer screen
    • Extensive reading
    • Visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operating machines
    • Using measurement devices
    • Assembly or fabrication of parts at distance close to the eyes

CONDITIONS

  • Well-lighted, air-conditioned, indoor laboratory/production setting with adequate ventilation

Position location: San Antonio, TX

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ABOUT VIANT

At Viant, we focus on providing end-to-end solutions for medical device OEMs. Our deep materials expertise—combined with our experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, and sterilization—allows us to bring our customers’ healthcare solutions to market. We have facilities across the U.S. and around the world, including low-cost facilities in Costa Rica, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.