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Mechanical Test Technician



Molex is now hiring for a Mechanical Test Technician for the Reliability Lab in Lisle, Illinois with a passion and excitement for contributing to product development testing and support. We are looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic team member who is ready for a hands-on technical role. We seek entrepreneurial individuals that have a desire for creating value through their work. The successful candidate will work well in a collaborative environment to provide quality, timely results on various interconnect solutions to our globally diverse Engineering teams.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Read and challenge task assignments to evaluate performance and reliability of terminals, connectors, and module level products/solutions under exposure to mechanical conditions
  • Execute tasks involving various mechanical tests in accordance with industry, customer, and/or internal specification

·Operate automated mechanical force test equipment and build mechanical fixturing

·Perform various mechanical tests including, but not limited to:

oConnector Mate/Unmate

oTerminal Insertion/Extraction

oNormal Force


oCable Pull

oLinear Cycling

oCable Flex

  • Complete product evaluation and performance analysis using test results and statistical analysis

·Troubleshooting and root cause failure analysis

·Work closely with various project leaders to ensure efficient and timely project deliverables to customers

The Experience You Will Bring


·Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Engineering Science, or equivalent work experience in a laboratory environment for related field

·1+ years’ work experience in a laboratory environment for related field

·Experience with force test equipment, load frames, and load cells

·Possess critical thinking and analytical ability to develop conclusions from complex data including multiple interactions

·Good interpersonal skills to work with others effectively

·Ability to manage time and workload to meet project deadlines

What Will Put You Ahead

·Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology, or Engineering Science

·Experience with Instron force test equipment and Bluehill Universal software

·Experience with Mechanical Cycle Testing (Linear and/or Cable Flex)

    ·Experience testing electrical interconnect systems, including data analysis, and troubleshooting to aid in root cause failure analysis

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
    This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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