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TEST SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

Company: Nidec Corporation
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.

All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.

Job Summary
Nidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300 subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration units.

From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only increase.

With over 140,000 employees stationed worldwide, Nidec continues to be a unique organization, and each location maintains its individual personality.

Job Description

A Test Systems Technician I assists in the construction of various test systems and test tools necessary to evaluate automotive components to ensure conformance to customer requirements. This position is carried out with thoroughness and competence in order to produce reliable test results and maintain a high standard of quality.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assemble tester cabinets according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components.
  • Fabricate and modify test system components.
  • Build tester harnesses.
  • Perform verification and measurement analysis testing using DMMs and Oscilloscopes.
  • Maintain test equipment, tools, and systems.
  • Assist in the development of new test system designs.
    Experience: 1+ years

    Education: Associate's or 2 Year Degree

    Certifications: N/A

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
    • Good understanding of basic wiring diagrams and electrical schematics.
    • Knowledge of test and measurement equipment (DMM, Power Supply, Oscilloscope).
    • May operate bench lathes, drills, or other machine tools to fabricate parts, such as tester fixtures, terminal boards, and chassis.
    • Good soldering skills are required (SMT and Through-hole technologies).
    • Good PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word/Excel/Visio.
    • Understanding of PCB layout concepts and PCB fabrication methods.
    • Organized and detail oriented.
    • Strong written and oral communication.
      Scope of Supervision: N/A

      Travel Required: Negligible

      Physical Demand (Special Considerations): While performing the duties of this job, the employee consistently is required to use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, bend and crawl. The employee will on occasion lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.

      Keywords: Enclosures, cabinets, panel, wired, cable, fabricate, harnesses, crimp, wiring diagram, wiring schematics, electronics, SMT

      This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

      This position description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of essential job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, competencies and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

      Additional Job Details

      Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
      Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

      No Soliciting

      Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.

Keywords: Nidec Corporation, Elgin , TEST SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN, Professions , Saint Charles, Illinois

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