Jun 17, 2020

Test Technician

  • Inficon
  • East Syracuse, NY, USA
Full-Time Manufacturing

Job Description

INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative technologies that enhances productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells, and industrial vacuum coating applications. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world. This position will be located at INFICON's U.S. headquarters in East Syracuse, NY. For more detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at www.inficon.com.


The Test Technician will participate in the assembling and testing of AMS (Analytical Mass Spectrometer) instruments to ensure that specifications and customer requirements are met and systems are delivered in a timely manner.


  • Assemble and test AMS modules and systems to ensure that performance specifications and application specific requirements are met.
  • With the support of the Systems Engineer and Process Engineer, troubleshoot and perform root cause failure analysis on systems that do not meet specification.
  • Work with senior staff to develop and maintain system test processes, procedures and work instructions.
  • Support other areas of the AMS group as required.


  • Associates degree in Mechanical Technology or related technical field and zero (0) to three (3) years of experience including applicable internships. Recent graduates will need to provide a copy of their transcript as part of the selection and interview process.
  • Hands on ability to assemble and test precision mechanical instruments and systems.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills with attention to system level design and quality.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and presentation.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated while remaining part of a close knit team.
  • Strong priority and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS office.


  • Experience working in a production environment is preferred.
  • Operation of mass spectrometer or related instrumentation equipment is preferred.
  • Basic theory and understanding of mass spectrometers components (quadrupole sensor, RF generator, and controller) and ultra high vacuum (UHV) equipment is preferred.
  • Analytical chemistry background is preferred.
  • Literacy in software tools such as SAP, 3D, CAD, and LabView is preferred.

INFICON, is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment.

INFICON is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity at INFICON and require special assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 315-434-1100. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.


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