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Test Laboratory Technician

Job Title: Test Laboratory Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 86213
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Contact: Aoife O Reilly
Telephone: 091730022
Test Laboratory Technician
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Test Laboratory Technician for their site.
Position Summary / Test Laboratory Technician
Develops inspection methods and instruments in order to test completed and developmental products and recommending and maintaining computer hardware/software for research and development. Designs and performs unique experiments, processes & evaluates test data and generates formal verbal and/or written reports on the findings to appropriate personnel.
  • Provide support to R&D and Manufacturing Engineering on the development, prototype and verification testing of new and existing products.
  • Develops and coordinates inspection and testing procedures for prototypes, components and products.
  • Formulates test guidelines and procedures and may recommend revisions of specifications where necessary.
  • Set up and perform routine to non-routine experiments of moderate scope which comply with FDA requirements and appropriate engineering standards.
  • Will extract and process test data/findings into both formal written and verbal reports which comply with FDA requirements and appropriate engineering standards.
  • Assists in designing, installing and maintaining process sampling systems, procedures, and statistical techniques, testing mechanisms, equipment and fixtures.
  • Evaluates, recommends and maintains engineering related computer systems.
  • Will be required to comply with documentation procedures and maintain test laboratory housekeeping standards to the highest level.
  • Will coordinate with other units to ensure appropriate tests, equipment and results are obtained.
  • Will submit periodic reports on assigned topics to appropriate personnel.
  • Will coordinate with facilities and assist in the maintenance of test equipment and test lab fixtures and fittings.
  • Providing guidance for assigned Co op/Intern/Technician Engineer.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must have the ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts.
  • Ability to operate common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, telephone, etc.).
  • Must have very good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills.
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product appearance, etc.).
  • Must be able to generate and explain detailed schedules, performance and design objectives.
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
  • Must be able to analyze and correct complex testing and/or systems issues of a broad scope using independent judgment.
  • Will submit periodic reports on assigned projects/topics.
  • May interact, telephonically, with customers.
  • Must be able to communicate well in both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment.
  • Advanced computer hardware/software skills.
  • Demonstrated mechanical/electrical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to read, understand and generate complex engineering drawings.
  • 1-2 years related technical experience.
  • Experience with PLC processor logic and programming languages.
  • Certificate or Diploma in an Engineering discipline with relevant technician level work experience.
For further information on this Test Laboratory Technician role in please contact Aoife O Reilly on 091730022 /
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