Assembly Test Technician
FLIR Systems
Waterloo, ON
Be visionary

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job Summary

As part of the Operations team, the Assembly Test Technician ensures the quality and performance of FLIR sUAS and payloads before shipping to our customers.

As an Assembly Test Technician, you will:
Debug test fails both at Assembly and PCB level for Fresh Production and RMA Systems
Dis-assemble electrical and mechanical components and systems as required to completed debug
Test electrical and mechanical components and systems
Use Test and Investigation equipment such as: Multi-meter, Oscilloscope, Microscope, Power supplies, Thermal Chambers, X-Ray Machine to completed failure investigations
Complete deep dive investigation including debugging electrical circuits down to component level
Maintain failure data and update Test Yield Pareto and KPI Charts
Create debug guides, and other technical documentation such as test work instructions as required
Create automated software tools to improve debug efficiency
Provide real-time feedback and analysis of repeat assembly fails to Production Operators
Collaborate with other functional teams during deep dive investigations
Provide feedback to engineering and operations groups regarding trends in defective components, software issues, functional issues and assembly faults
Perform component swap tests and conduct DOEs
Complete repair strategies for trending issues
Assist in product validation and flight testing when required
Provide hands-on training to other Assembly Test Technician and Production Operators
Other duties as assigned
Requirements

Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Electronics or Electrical Engineering
10+ years’ experience in manufacturing environment
5+ years’ experience in a debug, test technician, or engineering role
Mechatronics background is an asset
Ability to read Circuit Diagrams, assembly instructions, and technical documentation
Able to solve problems from symptom to root cause using one of the structured methodologies such as A3, DMAIC, 8 Steps of Problem Solving, RCCA, etc
Knowledge of Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing concepts (5S, 8 Wastes, Kaizen, Standardized Work, RCCA, A3)
Proficiency in both written and spoken English
PCBA – IPC inspection an asset
Soldering skills an asset
Familiarity with hand assembly tools
FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion, gender identity, gender expression, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.

FLIR is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment. We will endeavor to accommodate the needs of qualified applicants in all parts of the hiring process. If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview please call (519) 489-6726

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.