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ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN MFG - 2ND SHIFT

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6920325
Company Name
Woodward, Inc.
Physical Address
Company Worksite
Niles, IL 60714
Job Description

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN MFG – 2ND SHIFT (1900801)

Position Purpose

Under general supervision, records and performs testing of production components, control systems and cabinets to Woodward specifications. This position performs intermediate level of troubleshooting and repair of production and Customer owned products. Assists Engineering departments as needed to ensure products are tested. This position reports to the Operations Supervisor.

Essential Functions

  • Tests production modules and/or systems following written procedures at advanced level
  • Troubleshoots failing units down to the component level under limited supervision
  • Creates documentation as required by written procedures
  • May participate with Engineering to develop and improve Woodward testing capabilities
  • Follows and may create Test Specification Procedures (TSP) as required in collaboration with Engineering
  • Conducts on the job training of others as required
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities
  • Control of material movement and machine availability in line with agreed work orders
  • Responsible for work and labor allocation within designated area and highlighting bottle necks or problems

Other Functions

  • May assemble controls and/or cabinets
  • Performs Quality tests as required
  • Performs non-conformance reporting, transactions and root cause analysis
  • Required to fill out detailed repair reports
  • May process internal and external nonconforming material as needed in support of SQE including: retrieval and analysis of material, interpretation of preliminary findings and restatement of problem statements to ensure supplier understanding of problem, processing material through the necessary WISE screens, maintaining necessary documentation and processing material to suppliers or scrap

Electrical Technician Only

  • May participate in Customer Acceptance Tests

Electronics Technician Only

  • Rework printed circuit boards using common soldering tools per applicable standards at advanced level
  • May work with Customer Service to ensure the needs of our customers are met for products returned for Warranty and Repair
  • May prepare repair estimates to customers

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Solid knowledge of electro-mechanical theory.
  • Solid ability to apply a systematic problem solving approach
  • Ability to read and understand many different types of documentation (i.e. schematics, build books, bills of materials)
  • Ability to learn and apply a variety of more complex computer applications
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to perform module replacements, wiring and cabling according to wiring diagrams, schematics and engineering drawings
  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot to a component level using intermediate technical skills using standard equipment
  • Solid level communication skills. Ability to mentor and provide guidance to other members.

Electrical Technician Only

  • Solid knowledge of electrical theory including analog and digital circuits

Electronics Technician Only

  • Solid ability to remove and replace Through-hole Technology (THT) and basic Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) devices using modern soldering techniques
  • Solid technical writing skills. A position in the Repair department will require filling out detailed Repair reports

Education or Formal Training

  • In US: Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronics or Associates of Applied Science degree with electronics coursework (or equivalent military experience) required
  • In Germany: Associate degree
  • In Poland: Technician degree on electrical/ electronics or equivalent

Experience Required

  • Minimum of two years or more Electronic/Electrical Technician experience beyond educational requirements or equivalent demonstrated proficiency

Materials and Equipment Used

  • PC’S including word processing applications, spreadsheets and Woodward proprietary applications.
  • Standard hand tools
  • Standard electronic test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, and power supplies
  • Automated test stands designed by Woodward

Working Environment/ Physical Activities

  • Work hours required to meet production needs (multiple shifts, overtime, weekend, holidays, as required)
  • Production environment with possible exposure to noise, dust, electromagnetic fields and temperatures above 80 degrees Fahrenheit/27 degrees Celsius
  • Requires lifting up to 30 lbs/14 kg occasionally
  • Standing and bending throughout shift
  • May be required to pass Near Vision and/or Color Vision examinations
  • May need to use protective equipment as required in the assigned work area

Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company’s innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans


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