Manufacturing System Technician
Performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in set-up and calibration tasks, as well as performing work, rework and testing and troubleshooting related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies and final system assemblies. Uses sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment. Determines or may assist in developing methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and/or diagrams to control or modify the manufacturing process. Works with engineers in conducting experiments. May prepare technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems. Higher levels may provide guidance to other non-exempt personnel, and may lead or supervise activities within a team lead function.
Works under general supervision on a wide range of assignments that require a substantial knowledge of the discipline or function. Follows established procedures, processes, or policies, but is expected to use judgment in resolving issues or recommending solutions. May participate in project teams or lead portions of projects. Has a thorough knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and processes in the applicable discipline and has a working knowledge of related fields. Provides resolutions from basic to moderately complex problems. Exercises judgment within procedures and practices in selecting methods and techniques for arriving at solutions.