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Lab Technician

Short Description

As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand. STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented Lab Technician for our STIHL Inc. location in Virginia Beach, VA.  

This individual will perform laboratory testing on a specific material, part or product to determine acceptable standards of conformance and accurately record all test data in a retrievable format for management review.

Position highlights include: 
• Benefits – Competitive health insurance, compensation, 401K, bonuses  and PENSION!

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs a broad range of assignments of added technical complexity, scope and frequency.
  • Applies effective organizational skills and efficient planning to accomplish objectives.
  • Sets-up testing devices in accordance with engineering specifications, established or standard procedures, or other special instructions.
  • Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and orderliness in performing test/inspection procedures in prescribed sequence.
  • Records results in the required format and reports deviations or variations from required test specifications and instructions.
  • Makes constructive recommendations as to product or part performance, malfunctions, failures or breakdowns.
  • Assists with technical analysis and evaluation of new or revised parts, materials, and products.
  • Responds to procedural problems or technical questions from other appropriate parties.
  • Assists in the preparation of layout drawings and schematic diagrams of mechanical testing devices.
  • Performs test equipment maintenance, calibration, and testing, as required.
  • Proceeds with minimum supervision and direction on regular work assignments.
  • Provides technical assistance to internal operations and other departments as required.
  • Sets up and maintains databases, inspection plans, and standard reports for material, parts or product testing.
  • Provides written and oral reports on a regular or ad hoc basis.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Assumes additional related duties as assigned.

Specifications

  • High school degree or equivalent plus additional formal training in quality assurance and testing area.
  • 3 years of experience in quality assurance, metrology, metallurgy or similar discipline.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency. CMM programming proficiency, preferred (metrology lab only).
  • Frequent standing, occasional walking or sitting.
  • Occasional using of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reaching with hands and arms, and stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, occasional walking or sitting. Occasional using of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reaching with hands and arms, and stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach