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ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS TECHNICIAN

LaMotte Co.

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Newark, DE
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

 

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team! LaMotte Company is looking for an Electronic Instruments Technician who is hands-on, works well in a team environment, along with being an excellent team player with a positive attitude.  

We are looking for candidates who can grow, think, dream, and execute with us.  Our culture is results oriented and we recognize that our people are our greatest asset. We invest to equip our teams with technology, healthy living options, team incentives, flex work schedules and ongoing education and training opportunities. We value collaboration and personal initiative, and we are committed to ensuring employee satisfaction and success.  If you are looking for a great career opportunity, come join our team. Our growing company is looking for high energy employees to join our NEW facility in Newark, DE! 

 Main Function:  

  • The primary role of the Technician is to process returned instruments to be run through a refurbishment program. The Product Technician handles the supply of returned instruments, diagnoses any issues, records information in databases, assists in the assembly, calibration and quality control of new electronic instruments.

Requirements/Skills: 

  • A.A. degree or equivalent experience in electronics and methods to assemble, calibrate and repair electronic instruments and maintain data records.  
  • Must understand the theory of electronic circuitry and electrical components.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic schematics including working knowledge of analog, digital and microprocessor theory.   
  • Ability to understand opto-electrical systems is desirable.  
  • Proficiency in data entry.
  • Good computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and data entry, and ability to learn and use the company’s business software.
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • Good color perception and adequate manual dexterity.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to work according to established laboratory procedures.
  • Ability to work independently without requiring day-to-day supervision.
  • Ability to transport 20 pounds.
  • Mechanical skills with building/assembling and troubleshooting meters/equipment or familiarity/experience with electronics, computers, or hardware-based products is a plus. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Instrumentation

  • *Oversees the receipt and inventorying process for returned instrument products.
  • *Performs certification testing on returned instrument products
  • *Breaks down returned instrument products
  • *Assists in instrument calibration, certification, and updates where needed.
  • *Provides technical assistance to Technical Service/Software Support and Customer Service on meters.
  • * Performs maintenance on instruments used QC.

*denotes the essential functions of the job.

Miscellaneous:

  • Participates in Operational Excellence activities, including but not limited to
    • Operational Excellence training and events such as kaizen or a 5-day event.  
    • 5-S program as assigned.  
    • DMAICs.  Continuously looks for ways to improve both department’s and own individual efficiencies and time management, as well as ways to improve any aspect of the Company’s operations and develops and implements DMAICs accordingly.
  • Notifies Supervisors/Managers of any production equipment, safety, personnel problems, etc., and cooperate in resolving such issues.  For example, request assistance when systems prevent the efficient performance of duties or when a system fails.
  • Provides Supervisors/Managers with feedback to determine where additional training would benefit and obtains additional training, as necessary.
  • Complies with all Company policies (i.e. personnel, safety, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  (Such duties may or may not be essential functions of the job.)

Environmental Factors & Physical Demands:

  • Works indoors in temperature controlled and humidity-controlled environments.
  • Sits, stands and walks intermittently throughout the day.  
  • Uses hands to perform tasks requiring manual dexterity.   
  • Transports up to 20 pounds.   

 

About Us:

LaMotte Company, an industry leader of water testing products since 1919, develops and globally sells revolutionary products that have changed the world of water testing. We strive to deliver the highest quality water analysis equipment and consumables to our customers on time to meet their needs. We create value for our owner, opportunities for our employees, and a lasting relationship with our local and global communities. We have two manufacturing locations: a 15-acre industrial park in Chestertown, MD on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and a new, state of the art manufacturing and research center in Newark, DE. 

LaMotte is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws.

To apply, please apply on our career site, https://lamotte.com/about-us/employment-opportunities/