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Test Assembler

MillenniumSoft, Inc.
San Jose, California, United States
January 08, 2019


Position : Test Assembler

Location : San Jose, CA

Duration : 12 Months Contract

Start Time : 6:00 AM

End Time : 2:30 PM

Total Hours/week :40.00


• Conducts production testing of assembled flow cytometers and related medical device products.

• May integrate systems and conduct a variety of electronic, mechanical, optical, fluidic and electromechanical activities on systems, subassemblies, and parts to ensure unit functions according to specifications.

• Will be expected to perform system level and subassembly level troubleshooting to determine root cause, and implement correction of assembly or material defects.

• Responsible for producing quality products on schedule.

• Typically works on assignments that moderately difficult, applies detailed technical knowledge.

• Generally receives some instruction, uses independent judgment for most activities and employs a high degree of initiative.

• Must be able to work in a team oriented atmosphere with assemblers, technicians, QA personnel, and engineers, completing tasks and communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Performs instrument optimization functions after final assembly: laser alignment, pressure adjustments, electrical adjustments, etc.

• Performs final production testing and inspection to ensure products meet performance specifications and standards.

• Analyzes test results on defective units to determine root cause of failure.

• Replaces or repairs defective components or assemblies, processes appropriate paperwork, may return unit to assembly for repair.

• Compares test results with specifications and records test data and plots test results. Generates required documentation to complete the Device History Record (DHR)

• Analyzes test results on defective units to determine root cause of failure. Frequently requires engineering support to resolve complex and unique problems.

• Must be able to read and understand: detailed test instructions, assembly instructions, work orders, test results, Bills of Materials, Standard Operation Procedures, and all other documentation used to control our products and processes.

• Confers with engineers, technicians, production personnel, and others regarding testing procedures and results and to resolve problems.

• Determines, develops and documents troubleshooting techniques.

• Expected to provide feedback on production and test methods, product design issues, continuously strives to improve product quality and operational efficiency

• Will provide support to project teams whose objectives may be: quality improvement, cost reduction, cycle time reduction, reliability improvement, increase operational efficiency, or new product introduction.

• Assists in creating and updating process and product documentation.

• Must have the ability to create and maintain productive working relationships within the work team and with other functions.

• Collaborates with peers to achieve shared departmental goals.

• Collects and documents key measurements and data.

• Reviews metrics on a regular basis and strives to improve individual and group performance.

• Keep work area clean organized and safe

• Fill out time sheets and all other required paperwork accurately and on time. Keeps training file up to date at all times.

• Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge and skills:

• Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions both verbally and in writing.

• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry

• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

• Good mechanical aptitude, dexterity and hand/eye coordination.

• Must be able to reach, bend and lift 35 lbs on a daily basis

• Experienced in the use of: DVM’s, Oscilloscope and general test equipment,

• Experienced PC or MAC user, familiar with: Word, Excel, Windows and/or MAC OS

• Must be willing to be trained in other areas of production where the skill level requirements may be lower

• Knowledge and adherence to safety procedures and programs

• Exposure to ISO 9000 and cGMP 21 CFR part 820