Laboratory Technician

Website AMF4SR Alfred Mann Foundation

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Looking for a medical device micro-electronics assembler in an R&D laboratory environment.  Candidate has excellent manual dexterity to work with microscopic electronic components.   Clean room experience required and experience with micro-electronics (hybrids) assembly using conductive and nonconductive epoxies.  Must be detail oriented, good with paperwork and documentation.  Must be a good team player and very dependable.


  • Works in a lab or cleanroom
  • Reads work orders and travelers, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Able to work with crimps, stakes, screws, bolts, rivets, welds, solders, cements, press fits or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place.
  • Mounts assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets, on chassis panel.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points.
  • Including installation of surface mounted components (e.g. 0402, 0201)
  • Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets.
  • Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating, and color coding parts and assemblies.
  • Tends machines that press, shape, or wind component parts.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs inline go/no-go testing and inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Performs assembly under low and high power microscopes.
  • Performs basic data entry.

Applicable experience:

  • 21 CFR 820, ISO 9001 & ISO 13485
  • Lab Technician
  • PC Board
  • Schematic / print drafting and reading
  • Cabling
  • Tooling (including precision)
  • Computer literate
  • Mil-Std Soldering (including ROHS)

Nice to have (not necessarily required):

  • Welding: resistance and laser (hermetic and spot welds)
  • Brazing (including ceramic to metal, metal to metal, etc)
  • Sample preparation for engineering analysis (cross-sectioning, xray, etc)

Support Services

  • Responsible for Inventory Management including but not limited to coordination of Stores.
  • Responsible for Process Monitoring including but not limited to Chart Recorders, Data Loggers, etc.
  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance, clean work station cleanliness and ESD test.
  • Responsible for Calibration including but not limited to tracking and coordinating equipment for calibration.

Product Life Cycle (including Medical Devices)

  • Works within the AMF Quality System and all SOPs/DWIs
  • Works directly with Engineering in all product lifecycle phases (Concept, R&D and into Production).
  • Works collaboratively with Engineering to draft manufacturing documentation. Real-time feedback on manufacturability is required.


  • Works well within a team
  • Punctual, dependable and reliable
  • Enjoys learning – Talented and asks questions to gain an understanding
  • Ability to adjust to changes, adjust priorities fluidly and adapt appropriately
  • Attitude (positive, open to change)
  • Hustle (productive, creative, efficient)
  • Integrity (set clear expectations, trust, follow up, commitments met, listen/understand well)

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum 5 – 10 years applicable experience

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