Engineering Technician at Flex

Posted in Architecture 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Milpitas, California

Job Description:

At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people’s lives.

Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add an Engineering Technician located in Milpitas, CA.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Engineering Technician role supports engineering services activities such as hardware and software design and development (non-production) within the manufacturing operations at Flex.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Performs complex engineering tests, checkouts, and development engineering tasks.

  • Analyzes engineering test results and implements changes to resolve problems.

  • Collects data, analyzes results and implements procedures.

  • Reviews project instructions and blueprints to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem and possible solutions such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts or rearrangement of parts or subassemblies.

  • Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies for products such as industrial equipment and machinery, power equipment, server systems, machine tools and measuring instruments.

  • Sets up and conducts tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to investigate design, or to obtain data for development, standardization, quality control and problem resolution

  • Analyzes indicated and calculated test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives and modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications.

  • Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test method.

  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications. 

  • Assists engineers in developing and designing hardware and software required to test customer products per their specifications.

  • Provides training to technicians and operators on products, processes, and equipment.

The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

  • Associates degree, military training, vocational training, or equivalent experience.

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of related experience.

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

  • Competency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Energetic and enthusiastic with a strong sense of personal responsibility.

  • Has a strong commitment to accuracy and the ability to work to deadlines in a team-oriented environment.

  • Conducts self with high-level integrity, adhering to company standards and values

  • Demonstrated Hands-on experience in the required process.

  • Demonstrates advanced technical skills which may be used to conduct on-the-job training and/or lead/guide other employees.

  • Highly skilled with ability to move between projects. Demonstrates broad knowledge of functional techniques and has input to process improvement. Applies new technologies and technological changes.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and customers.

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

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions. 

What you’ll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers




Job Category

Production Engineering

Relocation: Not eligible

Is Sponsorship Available?


Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing:

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