Vance & Hines, a leader in the motorcycle aftermarket industry and recognized for quality performance exhaust systems, is in search of a Temporary Electronic Technician to become part of our Electronics Department. This position is temporary.
The Electronic Technician is responsible for testing, programming and troubleshooting Fuelpaks and Throttlepaks, performing equipment maintenance, prototyping, conducting engineering validations, and acting as an engineering liaison for tasks performed in the Electronics Department. This position maintains a high standard of work quality and ethical/ conscientious/safe workplace practice for the department. This position is also responsible for ensuring a continuous flow of products and its associated paperwork to customers with the utmost quality and accuracy.
• Responsible for understanding as well as meeting daily/weekly/monthly shipping goals;
• May assist Engineering with firmware validations, assisting in correcting technical issues and verifying causes of errors are eliminated before the problem is elevated to management;
• Maintains and writes concise documentation of symptoms and remedies while troubleshooting problematic printed circuit board assemblies such that similar issues/problems in the future may be remedied expeditiously;
• Ensures test equipment in use in the department is fully operational, well maintained and preventative maintenance is applied as applicable;
• Continuously seeks out methods to improve yields and efficiencies, both departmentally and personally;
• Maintains a safe work area by maintaining equipment and work space in a clean and orderly condition;
• Efficiently and effectively manages time.
Essential Position Requirements
• Must be a self-starter capable of working independently as well as within a team environment with some to no supervision;
• Must be organized and knowledgeable of the flow of the production floor;
• Must be able to multi-task among various AND changing priorities;
• Must have good to exceptional problem solving skills;
• Must be effective at communicating with other departments as needed;
• Must have a mechanical aptitude along with a working knowledge of electronics, assembly, cable harness construction, hand and small power tools, soldering, SMT troubleshooting and testing techniques using digital multimeters, frequency / signal generators, and oscilloscopes;
• Must be able to read and understand technical drawings, data sheets, work instructions, and schematics;
• Must have good written and reading skills necessary to understand and interpret assembly drawings, operational method sheets, and handwritten drawings;
• Must have excellent communication skills, the ability to listen to and follow directions and the ability to communicate effectively with team members and supervisors;
• 5 – 10 years of assembly related experience in an electronic manufacturing and testing environment;
• Associate’s degree, technical certification or equivalent experience required;
• Basic math skills;
• Soldering skills including through-hole and surface mount technology (SMT) soldering required.