Janicki Industries Published: November 29, 2017

Description

The Research and Development Laboratory at Janicki Industries is tasked with supporting production programs and developing standard products. The R&D Technician plays a key role in support of these goals. The primary responsibilities of the R&D Technician I include composite fabrication, cure cycle management, test specimen fabrication, measurement, and simulated life cycle testing. Attention to detail, critical thinking, and clear communication are all necessary. Future opportunities include material testing, data analysis, and process development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Interfaces with the R&D Manager and R&D Engineers to understand project requirements.
Follows work instructions with a high level of detail.
Fabricates test specimens and fixtures.
Layup of composite materials.
Required to operate and maintain laboratory equipment
Must adhere to company safety policies.
Assists in the creation of testing instructions and procedures
Must maintain workspace cleanliness and organization.
Must be able to prepare samples to both ASTM and JI standards
Supports engineering in estimating labor and duration of tests as needed
Continually evaluates testing methods to improve on work flow and accuracy.
Behavior: The incumbent must work well under pressure, meeting and completing multiple deadlines. The incumbent shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors. A special emphasis on execution to JI documentation and procedural control is imperative for this job.
Being at work on time and maintaining good attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job.
QUALIFICATIONS

U.S. PERSON STATUS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY REQUIRED DUE TO ACCESS TO SENSITIVE DATA AND OUR COVERAGE UNDER EAR AND ITAR REGULATIONS.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Composite fabrication experience is required. A two-year technology degree or laboratory experience is desired.

Janicki Industries is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran Employer.