Product Development Technician Job Description

Product Development Technician Job Description

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Product development technician provides technical training both internal and external about designing with polymers, polymer selection, simulation and prototyping, and polymer processing.

Product Development Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Comply with all Environmental, Health, & Safety standards
Full build-up of vehicle with Air Leakage/Air Flow test stand equipment, data collection equipment and all related wiring to enable uninterrupted testing
Collect data as per CETP procedures and have working knowledge of the data acquisition equipment
Work with Product Development and Research Scientists to optimize formulations and test new materials
Complete laboratory projects to support Research & Development for the printing & packaging business
Carry out instrumental test methods for performance characterization
Generate and collect application data and results from laboratory evaluations
Maintain and constantly improve testing procedures for improved consistency
Suggest test plans to be implemented in order to meet the objectives set
Supervise production tests to ensure they conform with the plans drawn up

Product Development Technician Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Product Development Technician

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Education for Product Development Technician

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Employers hiring for the product development technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Science, Engineering, Associates, Chemistry, Business, Electronics, Technology, Education, Manufacturing

Skills for Product Development Technician

Desired skills for product development technician include:

Both braided shafts and balloon catheters
Catheter design and construction
Injection molding
Polymer processing
Signal generators
ADACS spreadsheet for automated testing of prototype engines

Desired experience for product development technician includes:

Good technical writing skills and able to work multiple analysis jobs
Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Master's Degree, Engineering (Electrical/Electronic), Engineering (Material Science), Engineering (Mechanical), Engineering (Mechatronic/Electromechanical), Engineering (Others) or equivalent
Experience with microscope, SEM and other FA techniques such as decapsulation, etching, dye & pry will be an added advantage
Excellent communication skill, team player, technical orientated and able to work with minimum supervision
Two years of full-time Dynamometer-based test lab experience with a focus on Design Verification testing of transmissions, and axles
One year of full time, dynamometer-based test lab experience with a focus on Design Verification testing of Electrified Powertrain Engineering (EPE) driveline systems

Product Development Technician Examples


Product Development Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a product development technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for product development technician
  • Write recommendations for use in future test plans
  • Provide technical assistance to plants, mainly during industrial implementation phases
  • Take part in capitalisation and knowledge-sharing programmes led by the Group’s Innovation Research Development community
  • Assisting scientific staff in developing and commercializing new and improved products that meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Provides assistance to scientific staff to support current commercial products and line extensions by providing scientific review, investigation and support according to the established product development process and quality procedures
  • Obtain required data sets
  • Assemble, test, and modify printed circuit assemblies
  • Apply hands-on skills, crimping, soldering, electromechanical assembly and rework
  • Perform work safely
  • Perform routine testing and analysis of finished products and raw material with specific focus on fragrance interaction
Qualifications for product development technician
  • Knowledge or ability to learn or use quality concepts
  • 3-4 year Vocational training (CFC) is preferred or equivalent skills through demonstrated certified experience
  • At least two years’ experience in product development or assessment within consumer goods industries (preferably food or tobacco)
  • Know-how on functional ingredients and manufacturing processes
  • Good knowledge of data organization and processing with Microsoft Excel
  • Hands-on experience in analytical chemistry (LC-MS)

Product Development Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of product development technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for product development technician
  • Conform to safe laboratory practices and maintenance of a clean/organized lab
  • Perform technical assignments such as laboratory submissions and data summarization to support departmental project initiatives
  • Support product developers by writing development tests, assisting with sample production and completing required documentation
  • Perform project management tasks in support of current and future strategies
  • Complete assignments in a timely manner with skill and accuracy to support a variety of initiatives and deadlines
  • Performs a variety of systems integration equipment and/or process operations involving an application of technical skills
  • Interprets engineering drawings and diagrams
  • Notifies appropriate personnel for changes needed to the engineering configuration data base
  • Maintains/revises manufacturing work instructions in electronic instruction and reporting systems
  • Familiar with statistical process controls
Qualifications for product development technician
  • Maintains appropriate training/certification including cGMP's
  • Applies working process knowledge in resolving routine problem/issues
  • Coordinates problem resolution with supervisor/formulator as needed
  • With moderate supervision, applies comprehensive understanding of defined productivity goals and objectives
  • Assures that all aspects of their assigned areas are secure and maintained in accordance to all applicable procedural requirements
  • High School degree (or GED) and six plus years lab or engineering tech experience

Product Development Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product development technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for product development technician
  • Seeks out opportunities for process improvements
  • Troubleshoots manufacturing system and processes issues to root cause
  • Repairs and/or modifies manufacturing systems under the direction of senior specialists and/or engineers
  • May perform preventive maintenance functions on manufacturing equipment
  • Implements and documents basic practical solutions for process improvement
  • Executes experiments under the direction of an engineer or senior specialist
  • Communicates with internal customers include manufacturing support manager, production personnel, coach, operations manager, engineering
  • Normally works under the guidance of a more senior individual
  • Accountable for prototype orders with short lead time and high urgency
  • Supports the manufacturing of non-standard customer orders
Qualifications for product development technician
  • Requires working knowledge of equipment features and process parameters
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and high quality work in a non-assembly line environment
  • Ability to read and carry out complex multi-step processes
  • Understanding of technical specifications and drawings
  • Minimum of a two-year associate degree in Applied Science after high school
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in making flexographic printing plates

Product Development Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a product development technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for product development technician
  • Supports the Development Chemists and Applications Engineers to produce catalysts for Development testing
  • Provides guidance and insight into the design and robustness of early stage formulations
  • Escalates issues and receives input and guidance from the wider Development team and feedbacks information to Prototype Samples and Development groups
  • Quality oriented and acute attention to detail, demonstrates good written, verbal communication and problem solving skills
  • Works as part of a team, supporting each other to build and improve process methods and techniques, and facilitates smooth industrialisation of products
  • Coordinate and execute bench
  • Analyze dry textile reinforcements and composite panels
  • Manufacture composite panels via resin infusion or injection technology (RTM)
  • Design and perform trials and experiments
  • Collect and document trials information, process data and perform basic data analysis
Qualifications for product development technician
  • Knowledge of different flexographic plate making process, such as, solvent, thermal and aqueous is a plus
  • Minimum of one year of mechanic experience
  • Application of strain gages and wiring
  • Mechanic experience in both body and chassis components
  • Test fixture fabrication - welding and machining
  • Must have a working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems

Product Development Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a product development technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product development technician
  • Support the development of test methods
  • Work as part of a global department and in cross-functional teams
  • Circuit layout
  • DRC/LVS checking
  • Will require interaction with other engineers and technicians to solve complex tasks
  • May require communicating with external vendors to resolve software tool issues
  • Manufacture composite panels by autoclave cure, resin infusion or injection techniques
  • Follow complex, multi-step instructions and procedures to handle a wide variety of tasks
  • Create and release all required fixture-related documentation
  • May work within scope of other job classifications when necessary because of work-load requirements
Qualifications for product development technician
  • Minimum of one year sufficient on-the-job experience in repairing industrial equipment and machinery, high speed assembly and packaging machinery
  • Performs advanced product testing
  • Associated Degree in technical discipline, minimum requirement or equivalent experience
  • Soldering (certified or trainable to pass certification preferred)
  • Proficient in computer software (Word, Excel)
  • Able to read drawings, schematics and bill of materials

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