Engineering Technician

Join the ZACROS team

Job Details

Position: Engineering Technician
Location: Newark, Delaware
Reports to: Director of Engineering and Quality
Work Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Job Functions

Purpose of Position

Work closely with Engineers to support and improve manufacturing operations, including troubleshooting equipment and process issues, executing plans and protocols, building or procuring test equipment, perform testing, and preventative maintenance on sensitive equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Identify and troubleshoot process, material, or equipment problems to minimize down time and recommend solutions to Engineering.
  • Develop, assemble, procure, or modify existing and new tooling, fixtures, and equipment to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Assist with hands on training of manufacturing employees on new products, tooling, equipment, and process revisions.
  • Schedule, complete, and document routine maintenance on applicable manufacturing and test equipment.
  • Read schematics, assembly drawings, data sheets, and process sheets to perform testing, build fixtures, and trouble-shoot equipment.
  • Assist in failure analysis, troubleshooting, rework/repair of non-conforming manufactured product to determine root cause.
  • Promote and support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement activities in Production.
  • Installs and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time following the established validation procedure.
  • Supports periodic volume increases through testing of production product following applicable processes and procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None


  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic understanding and ability to read prints and schematics.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and efficient management of time and resources.
  • Ability to use and understand general test equipment including DVM, torque wrenches, force gages, etc.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to walk through all parts of the plant numerous times daily.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds regularly.
  • Must be able to walk through department numerous times per day and step up and down from platforms and catwalks.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, push, pull, and lift objects and/or equipment of various weight, size, and design.

Working Conditions

  • Combined office and warehouse environment.
  • Requires exposure to equipment noise and dust.

If you would like to apply for this position, please fill out our online job application form.