Engineering/Laboratory Technician

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate's/applicant's qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Large, global corporation that is based in Minnesota that manufactures innovative products and technologies across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, consumer goods, and industrial manufacturing is looking for a contract Engineering Technician for its Retail Business to assist product developers in the product qualification process, product testing and competitive analysis, product development, test method development and equipment set-up, prototyping product concepts or fixtures, and conducting laboratory experiments.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
•Independently carry out tasks and tests in a lab environment as well using computer software to analyze data, summarize conclusions, and complete documentation
•Interact with development and manufacturing engineers on existing product portfolios to carry out product testing for manufacturing or product issues and audits, complete analysis and documentation.
•Support engineers on the scale-up and qualification of production parts and creation of product claims, test method development, and specification documents.
•Utilize and understand laboratory equipment to perform product testing and test method development.
•Document observations and data in spreadsheets and technical notebooks. Complete data analysis and prepare final reports and summaries. Report test results to appropriate people and project teams.
•Work with systems to update product information, claims, and product specifications.
•Supporting product development programs by prototyping new product concepts, or deconstructing and modifying existing products.
•Prepare, operate, and maintain basic hand tools, power tools, and shop equipment.
•Perform routine lab duties including shipping and storing of customer samples.

Skills & Requirements

•BS or BA from an accredited university + Minimum 1 year of laboratory experience
•Two-year associate degree (2 year degree) or equivalent experience + Minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience
•Independent working
•Basic skill set with data collection and analysis (MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:
•BS or BA from an accredited university
•Minimum of 1 years of experience or education with plastic or consumer products
•Minimum of 2 years of experience with product testing or audits.
•Analytical and curious mindset to understand data trends and solve problems
•Critical thinking to understand a task or problem and develop a solution
•Basic understanding CAD software, 1+ years' experience; Solidworks preferred
•Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
•Hands on skills in a shop environment for building and prototyping

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays' guiding principles is 'do the right thing'. We also believe that actions speak louder than words. In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1149269

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