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Test Technician

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Molex is now hiring for a Lab Technician for the Mechanical Test Execution Team 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. Operating under the Market-Based Management philosophy, we seek entrepreneurial individuals that have a passion 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 test plans to evaluate performance and reliability of terminals, connectors, and module level products/solutions under exposure to mechanical conditions 

  • Execute test plans and 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: 

  •      Connector Mate/Un-mate 

  •      Terminal Insertion/Extraction 

  •      Normal Force 

  •      Durability 

  •      Cable Pull 

  •      Linear Cycling 

  •      Cable Flex 

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

  • Develop, modify, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures to ensure repeatable and reproducible test methods/results 

  • 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 

  • Ability to work independently and to effectively collaborate with a diverse multi-disciplinary team 

  • Ambitious, self-starting, and motivated attitude; willingness to learn 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel 

  • Ability to manage time and workload to meet project deadlines 

  • Proficient in reading and executing test plans 

  • Analytical ability to apply logical reasoning, test assumptions, observe results and make corrections 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and in a team 

  • Ability to remain flexible when changes arise 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelors 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 

  • Experience with ISO 17025 or IATF 16949 related activities 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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