Summary This Lab Technician will be responsible to perform hands-on Engineering Lab tasks which include Product Failure Analysis, Test Set-up and Run, Data Recording, Data Logging into Excel and Engineering Support. Position is not repetitive in nature and requires a proactive candidate that is a self-starter which pays attention to details. oversees and performs testing of materials to insure that customer and internal specifications are met prior to their release for shipment. This role provides accurate test results and maintenance of laboratory data base and maintains a safe operating environment. The Technician is required to possess sufficient knowledge and experience to operate laboratory in absence of Lab Manager. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, problem solver who utilizes knowledge and understanding as well as a strong work ethic to ensure all specifications and quality are met.
Oversees lab workflow and safe operation.
Test Set-up - includes setting up test equipment and samples for test - cycle testing, burst testing, environmental testing, Temperature testing etc....
Conducts all laboratory tests as needed to get the job done.
Data recording and logging - includes daily tracking of results and detailed recording
Performs entry of test results in data base and designation of data to be certified to customers.
Resolves timely shipment issues with inside sales, shipping and shop floor.
Trains technicians and management trainees.
Verifies calibration of test equipment and takes corrective action when necessary.
Product failure analysis - Leak testing and carefully cutting open failed product to pin point the failed component and help determine the root cause of failure
Recommends changes and updates to test procedures when needed.
Model making - includes small prototype proof models to support engineering with proof of concepts. May include: sanding, painting, simple machining and assembly work.
Other duties as assigned.
Mentoring and assessing employees within the framework of individuals' skills and proficiencies
Safety conscious regarding self and others
Use of electronic equipment - Computer (Excel, Word, Outlook), Digital Camera, Fluke meters etc.
Use of power equipment
3D Printer maintenance
Ability to interact with multiple computer systems to determine and communicate steel dispositions
Knowledge of and ability to enforce safe and environmentally responsible practices in the workplace
Capability to read and interpret public and internal specifications
Sufficient experience and knowledge to order retests based on interpretation of test result
Education High School Diploma or equivalent
Company Information We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals. Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.
Nearest Major Market: Providence Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Engineer, Machinist, Telemarketing, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales
Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.
Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”