Refrigeration Technician
R&D
Full Time
Anderson, Sc
2020-01-30

SUMMARY

Electrolux Refrigeration Technician is to provide development and test support for the robustness and quality of the refrigerator design, including key properties, functionalities, and product authority approval.  This individual will be responsible to carry out all testing for complete products, subsystems, cooling system and modules related to the refrigeration and technical specifications of the domestic refrigerators in compliance with the relevant internal, national, and international standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform experimental testing and validation activities (Work Orders)
  • Perform a variety of research/routine experiments and laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support projects
  • Record, analyze, and critically/pragmatically evaluate test results; prepare and review test reports
  • Design and build test fixtures, including fabrication, wiring, wire diagrams, pneumatics and PLC programming
  • Proactively contribute to the development of test procedures and laboratory quality manual
  • Ensure testing according to relevant specifications for approval
  • Cooperate with external institutes for certification and standardization activities
  • Ensure compliance with standards and expectations of consumer-product-test-institutes component/product safety certification according to relevant standards
  • Provide improvement and innovation proposals
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and custom experimental setups
  • Use a variety of equipment such as digital multi meters, hi-pot, acetylene torch and hand tools
  • Working on computer and specialized programs
  • Ensure compliance with work environment and safety regulations
  • Support Product Development, Quality and other Electrolux functions
  • Failure root cause analysis and support to R&D departments during resolution
  • Competitor analysis
  • Ensure that the laboratory is clean and tidy, well-stocked and resourced with all necessary materials
  • Ensure proper maintenance/upgrade of testing equipment according to ISO 9000/17025

Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree in the fields of engineering, industrial maintenance or electronics preferred
  • Previous experience as a lab technician in a R&D environment preferred

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Proficient with PC software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power point. Advanced math skills (ie Algebra) required
  • IT / Programming Skills (PLC Controls and Data Acquisition) (Preferred)

TEAM SKILLS:

  • Team oriented with good verbal, written and leadership communication skills.
  • Working with engineers and other lab technicians
  • Project and time management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • General mechanical and plumbing skills
  • Electrical skills, consisting of wiring, schematic reading, wire diagrams, and controls.
  • Technical report writing skills
  • Must have high level problem solving and organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and data analysis (DOE, Statistics, etc)
  • Knowledge of product creation processes

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'