5 months ago
The Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics designs and manufactures high-density, high-reliability electronics for aerospace, space, military, medical, industrial, and commercial applications. From Mars Rovers to implantable defibrillators; from submarines to fighter jets, our products have proven their ability to operate in the most demanding environments.
Power Solutions, part of the Electronics Group, designs and manufactures custom, semi-custom and off-the-shelf power products. We have been designing and building DC/DC converters, EMI filters, and special products since 1969.
We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Failure Analysis Engineering Technician II.
Failure analysis is a highly engaging multi-functional discipline with the opportunity to develop a wide skill set and knowledge base in troubleshooting electro-mechanical circuit assemblies.
As a Failure Analysis Engineering Technician you will inspect, test, troubleshoot, and dissect products in our FA Lab under direction of the responsible engineer. You will work from written and verbal instructions, schematics, assembly drawings, and established operation procedures. You will eventually be responsible for the following:
* Precise and accurate evaluation of circuits, components, mechanical structures, manufacturing processes, tooling and other items affecting form, fit, and function.
* Safe handling of customer owned materials while following ESD protocols, nitrogen storage, and non-invasive best practices as appropriate.
* Facilitate coordination of work necessary to support failure analysis and investigations such as arranging shipments, specimen rework/repair and preparation, setting up lab equipment, equipment calibration and maintenance, etc.
* Deploy a wide range of analysis techniques such as in-circuit probing, thermal imaging, and dye penetration for fault localization; chemical decapsulation, sectioning, mounting, polishing and etching samples for construction analysis.
* Operate a variety of lab equipment such as power supplies, pulse generators, oscilloscopes, meters, automated test equipment and special test fixtures, high power optical microscope, digital X-ray, SEM/EDS.
* Perform analysis, present data, and offer suggestions for effective preventative action.
* Maintain FA database with well-organized investigation notes and support data.
* Continuously develop new skills to enhance proficiency.
* 2-4 years related experience as an Engineering Technician.
* Associate's Degree in a technical discipline (preferably electronics).
* Proficient analog electronics knowledge.
* Demonstrated experience documenting and organizing test data and lab notes.
* Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and conducting root cause analysis.
* Ability to perform assembly tasks using hands as well as a variety of tools.
* Knowledge of MS Outlook, Excel and Word.
* Ability to pass directed certifications.
* Must be a US Person or permanent resident.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience supporting failure analysis investigations, be familiar with common failure modes of electrical components and electronic assemblies, and will have a basic understanding of switch-mode power supply design.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at CraneAE.com for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.