Lab Technician 2

Amana, IA
Job Type:
Day to Day (what a typical day or week look like in this role) 
Today, you might be testing the latest software to implement new features on the Laundry appliances. Tomorrow, you'll may be flashing test units to ensure all laboratories are completely up to date. And, you may be aiding other technicians in changing hardware components or performing modifications to controls and wiring. You will be required to document lab results, maintain data, and improve test performance, while providing direct feedback to the engineering team. 

What You Will Do 
• Execute test plans to evaluate all aspects of the washer/dryer control functionality. 
• Run test plans around motor and speed control. 
• Apply Continuous Improvement to daily task. 
• Document findings, record data, and report back to the software development team. 
• Interact with other laboratories to keep software up to date on controls in various tests. 
• Make hardware and software updates to machines as needed. 
• Provide technical assistance during all stages of the product development lifecycle. 

What You Need To Succeed 
• 1-15 years experience as a software tester or validation technician, or 
• A degree in Electronics Technology, Computer Science, or other technical field. 
• Fluent skills in Microsoft Office and Google Tools. 
• Knowledge of one or more programming languages, preferably C/C++ or LabView. 
• Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills. 
• Ability to read and understand highly technical wiring diagrams and line charts. 
• Complete knowledge of common hand tools used in appliance repair. 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Technical writings skills is a plus.