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Production Test Technician I

Req ID:  4221




Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At EVIDENT, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Have you heard the news? Olympus Scientific Solutions is now EVIDENT, where "Seeing is Solving". We are hiring a Full Time Production Test Technician in our Waltham, MA office. This person will be eligible for our excellent benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation time, and immediate medical and dental coverage! Don't miss this opportunity to join our team of skilled professionals!

This entry-level Production Test Technician position performs the set-up, calibration, testing and replacement of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies. The Production Test Technician determines and may assist developing test methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams. This person will test and troubleshoot assemblies and/or final systems, and may rework assemblies and/or systems for testing. Production Test Technician could provide data for technical reports summarizing findings and may recommending solutions to technical problems. The Test Technician may assist in the building and set-up of specialized test equipment.

Job Duties


*  Acquire all established health and safety rules.


*  Acquire job skills, learn company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and adherence to production plan schedules while producing high quality products to standards.


*  Adhere to policy and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment.


*  Work on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment. This person has little or no decision-making responsibility.


*  Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.


*  Time and attendance are in accordance with company policies, procedures and work area schedule.


*  Complete work orders on schedule to ensure a constant flow of finished product to support customer service levels.


*  Obtain knowledge of test methods and procedures.


*  Develop understanding of typical failure modes.


*  Prepare and store test certifications.


*  Report non-conforming product and material following company policies and established procedures.


*  Establish wired electrical connections and install specified tuning components into assemblies (hand soldering).


*  This position may act as the liaison to Manufacturing Operations.

Job Requirements




*  High School Degree or GED.


*  Requires less than 1 year of related experience.


*  Computer skills and literacy.


*  Strong attention to detail.


*  Must be a highly organized, self-managed individual who strives to work with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.




*  Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment a plus.


*  Have good manual dexterity.


*  Ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously.


*  Strong verbal communication skills.


*  Enjoy contributing to a diverse manufacturing group.  Able to embrace change and be a Team Player.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. EVIDENT’s Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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