Superior Jobs



  • ID: 497181
  • Posted: 12/7/2021
  • Location: Grand Rapids, MI
  • Category: LI - Light Industrial
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for an Operations Technician (Tester/Inspector) for our Client located in Grand Rapids, MI.

  • Responsible for testing, troubleshooting, overhaul, and repair of technically complex and sophisticated mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronic avionics instruments using available documentation; repair manuals, schematic diagrams, technical publications, work instructions, and engineering drawings.
  • The individual in this position has the responsibility and the authority to carry out assigned tasks.
  • Perform Final Visual Inspection and record keeping. Final Visual review for data collection, recording of 1st Pass Yield data, and maintaining the electronic technician product failure database.
  • Services and troubleshoots the select products within assigned product team.
  • Solves non-routine problems independently, seeking supervisory assistance when needed.
  • Subassembly and final unit testing IAW applicable test specifications.
  • Records product movement on the Visual Queue charts as appropriate, maintaining 5S initiatives, Continuous Improvement and Lean Mfg flow initiatives as determined by the department supervisor and management team.
  • Maintains 5S initiatives, Continuous Improvement and Lean Mfg flow initiatives as determined by the department supervisor and management team.
  • Environmental testing and monitoring of product.
  • Perform manual functional test and failure diagnosis to component level.
  • Perform assembly and repair as needed on through hole, SMT, and hybrid assemblies. Needs the ability to read and interpret assembly blueprints, schematics, inspection criteria documents. in performance of this duty.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Supervisor to ensure the needs of the team are met; areas include but not limited to safety, morale, cost control, delivery schedules, problem resolution, and material shortages.
  • Responsible for maintaining reasonable and acceptable attendance.
  • Responsible for performing job duties in a manner consistent with established CLIENT Policies & Procedures, Ethics Standards, and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
  • Responsible for working a manner consistent with established safety rules and regulations and the use and maintenance of needed personal protective equipment; including, but not limited to safety glasses, 50 volt exposure protection and area access control when 50 volt exposure is present.

Pay and Benefits:                                                                                                   

  • The salary for this position is $ 24.00 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Electronics
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as Operations Technician

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Formal training normally acquired through certified electronics coursework or military provided training, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Course work should include electrical theory, analog power and wave shaping circuitry, digital signal steering and microprocessor control circuitry.
  • Electronics Technician Certificate
  • Demonstrates ability to handle more advanced assignments.
  • Certify and retain all appropriate skills training certifications for related product acceptance stamp and job duties per SOPs 1811Q and 1211Q and as needed by the Director of Quality.
  • Three to five in a technical environment performing assembly/inspection (IAW IPC-A-610B Class 2 and Class 3) and test activities.
  • Product tests require the knowledge and application skills to test products IAW applicable test specifications; operate and disseminate data associated with Acceptance Test Equipment, environmental equipment such as Temperature Chambers, Rate Calibration Tables, and ESS Thermal Shock Chambers.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical theory, analog and digital circuitry, will be needed to deploy the diagnostic skills necessary to test and troubleshoot circuit card assemblies to a component level.
  • Be able to earn and maintain the Final Test Stamp (FT) to the requirements determined by the director of Quality.
  • This primary quality function reports indirectly to the Director of Quality and is subject to such quality audits as detailed in the Quality Manual.
  • Be able to earn and maintain the Final Visual Inspection rating through proficiency demonstration to the requirements determined by the area supervisor.
  • This function needs the person be available during periods of high production output, such as month end or to meet a customer delivery date, and thus necessarily be limited in use of earned time off such as vacation to other times in the month.
  • Be able to earn and maintain the certified assembler and inspector status.
  • Able to read electrical schematics and analyze faulty circuits to identify, isolate, and repair to component level using ATE, Manual Panel or 'lash-up' test equipment.
  • Ability to setup and operate a variety of sophisticated electronics testing equipment
  • and follow procedural steps detailed in test specification documents.
  • Good oral and accurate written communication skills.
  • Possess ability to accurately record detailed test data sheets.
  • Good team skills, able to work within team setting and maintain a positive attitude,
  • and display a proactive team oriented approach to managing product flow through assembly and test, including filling in for absent assembly members when necessary to maintain daily flow.
  • Working knowledge of statistical process control as applied to assembly, inspection, and test processes and programs.
  • Sufficient English language skills to be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and complete needed production paperwork.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and convey ideas/information one-on-one and in group settings.

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • Normal production environment where moderate levels of noise, talking, and operation of equipment exists.
  • Occasionally work within the environmental chamber room where high levels of noise, cold, heat, and vibration exist.
  • If assigned to repair station, successfully participate in DOT/FAA Drug & Alcohol Program through random testing, as needed by the DOT.
  • Failure to pass such test will result in immediate removal from covered position, and possibly termination.
  • Frequent lifting of test instrument and products weighing up to forty pounds onto benches, carts, and into high chambers up to 60 inches above floor.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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