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When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers to develop cures for cancer or coronavirus vaccines, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goal!

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

Location/Division Specific Information: Our Hillsboro site produces world-class electron microscopes used by scientists and engineers to drive innovation around the globe. This role works collaboratively to produce-high quality components used in the world’s finest microscopes used by scientists like Nobel prize winners and researchers who imaged the COVID-19 virus.

Apply now to join a growing company with the opportunity to excel in your career as well as earn incentive bonuses and career development training. Thermo Fisher offers a $1,000 sign on bonus, competitive benefits like Medical, Dental, Vision, generous tuition assistance, Paid Time Off, 401K, plus employee Stock Ownership Program for all full-time employees!

Discover Impactful Work: With such an important global mission statement our Test Technicians reinforce our Quality Culture through rigorous product testing to ensure that Customers across the world receive the highest quality best performing products possible!

How will you make an impact? The Electronics Test Technician performs assembly, integration and final testing of components. The Test Technician collaborates with colleagues to develop and refine methods and procedures to control or modify the manufacturing process then partners with engineers to conduct experiments. This position also participates in continuous process improvement activities and maintains the highest standards for workplace safety and quality.

What will you do?

Perform testing using prescribed methods/work instructions
Collect test data for our database then analyze data to make process decisions
Assist in selection and/or set-up of specialized equipment
Performs wide variety of troubleshooting to identify problems
Perform machine set-up, calibration and preventative maintenance
Rebuild manufacturing equipment when needed to ensure operability
A day in the life: ThermoFisher Scientific Hillsboro campus is on the cutting of global technology in pursuit of enabling our Customers to make the world a Healthier, Cleaner and Safer place:Employee accomplishments and career milestones are acknowledged via our APPRECIATE program
Daily Team Meetings held to address barriers to production and to highlight employee wins
Employees are actively involved with exciting new and emerging products
All feedback is considered valuable and is captured via our Just Do It task program
Training is routinely provided either as On the Job or via our ThermoFisher University online portal
How will you get here?
EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required
A 2-year technical degree with 2+ years of manufacturing experience preferred or a combination of education and experience that demonstrate the required skills. Military Technical Training in lieu of technical degree may also be considered
ExperiencePrevious experience using test equipment preferred (Digital Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Chart Recorders)
Experience in lean manufacturing, 6S and continuous improvement a plus
Experience with Windows-based and MS Office programs a plus (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access)
Previous High-Vacuum, Robotics and/or Mechatronics experience preferred
Previous Semiconductor Capital Equipment Experience Maintenance or Manufacturing experience is a plus
Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesAbility to read detailed drawings and perform basic troubleshooting of electronic and mechanical assemblies at the component and system level
Demonstrated ability to work successfully individually and in a team environment
Ability to work in a cleanroom environment using appropriate PPE
Able to follow detailed work instructions then successfully complete assigned tasks
Ability to analyze and solve problems independently as well as collaboratively
Ability to support projects, perform training and work productively as part of cohesive teams
Self-motivated, self-starter with strong organizational skills
Ability to lift up to 35lbs
Strong verbal and written communication skills, successful in partnering with colleagues of differing cultural, language and educational backgrounds

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