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Test Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 11:00:40 AM
  • 2781868
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Ireland ; Shannon


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Role Summary:
**We will start the recruitment process for this role in Q1 2017**

The successful applicant will work as part of the GE Inspection Technologies organisation. The incumbent will be self-motivated & reactive, working to meet short deadlines. This is a permanent position based at GE Sensing EMEA, Shannon, Ireland.

Essential Responsibilities:

General test technician duties will include but are not limited to testing, troubleshooting and repairing products.

Candidates must be able to read and understand diagnostic data and work within limits of prescribed procedures.

Essential Functions (responsibilities)
  • Test, troubleshoot and repair analog and digital circuits at the system, module, and PCB levels.
  • Calibrate and prepare products for shipping.
  • Maintain documentation for each instrument under test.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of test techniques and associated documentation.
  • Assist in the creation of test fixtures.
  • Keep work center clean and orderly.
  • Interface with customer care, sales and customers on an as required basis to ensure customer satisfaction and product quality.
  • Help support other work cells as needed.
  • Uphold all company policies.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Educated to Leaving Certificate with relevant experience or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience with assembly and test of electronic equipment
  • Neatness, concentration, and attention to detail
  • Proven years’ experience in manufacturing environment
  • Ability to follow assembly instructions (verbal and written)


Desired Characteristics:
  • Educated to Third Level Engineering Qualification highly desirable or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility and understanding of multiple jobs would be a plus
  • Lean Mind-set
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team
  • Ability to perform tasks with general direction and drive to completion
  • Strong organizational, analytic, and problem solving skills
  • Above average computer skills with Microsoft Office products Excel etc.


Locations: Ireland ; Shannon

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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