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Product Test & Manufacturing Engineer

Critical Link, LLC, a leading technology firm in East Syracuse, NY is seeking multiple Product Test & Manufacturing Engineers to join their growing firm. Operating since 1997, Critical Link is an embedded systems engineering and products firm providing System on Modules (SOMs) and imaging solutions for a wide range of industrial electronic applications.

Job Description:
Critical Link is seeking energetic, self-motivated candidates who enjoy working in a team environment. Candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, analytical skills, and attention to detail.

This is a full-time position supporting the successful test and production of all Critical Link products. This position will also work with interdisciplinary teams across the company including engineering and sales/marketing.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide engineering support to on-going manufacturing – this includes analyzing product failures to improve yield thereby addressing manufacturing, test and/or design related issues.
  • Support the generation of production data/statistics for the purpose of monitoring and improving overall product quality.
  • Support design for manufacturability & test activities of high precision printed circuit assemblies by interacting with manufacturing and quality teams of our contract manufacturers and incorporating their feedback into existing product designs.
  • Participate in design reviews to assess manufacturability and test capability of new products.
  • Working with R&D teams to ensure the effective and complete transition of new products to production in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Support the production team with design & qualification of test fixtures. Develop & maintain process instructions for manufacturing assembly, integration, and test operations.
  • Support field installations (when required) and troubleshoot field returns.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering. EE/EET/CE/CET preferred.
  • Experience with common test/development lab equipment: Oscilloscopes, power supplies, digital multi-meters, etc.
  • Ability to read Schematics, Assembly drawings and Bills of Materials.
  • Ability to solder preferred but not required.
  • Operational knowledge of relational database management (e.g. SQL, Access) for data storage retrieval, manipulation, and analysis.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

Desired Skills:

  • Keen interest in streamlining daily production activities with a perspective of process improvement and technical automation.
  • Ability to perform both electrical and mechanical tasks.
  • Some understanding/familiarity of Linux.
  • Ability to program in scripting languages (e.g. python).
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems (ISO9001), familiarity with techniques such as Visual Management, Lean Manufacturing, and 5-S.

To apply for the Product Test & Manufacturing Engineer position, send your resume to HR@CriticalLink.com.