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DSM is actively seeking candidates for a Cable Production Technician to assemble electrical and mechanical parts, systems, and components. Reports to the Production Lead.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain standards of safety in assembly operations.
  • Understand, support, and execute all quality objectives and deliverables as described in the DSM QMS system relating to assigned projects.
  • Inspect assembly output for qualification to engineering documentation and drawings.
  • Use oscilloscopes, meters, measurement electronics, computers, and automated measurement devices.
  • Use soldering, mechanical, electronic, and other hand, and assembly tools.
  • Identify irregularities and problems through frequent monitoring during manufacturing.
  • Clearly communicate with team members.
  • Perform routine maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal training and/or previous experience as a technician. Some experience in a maintenance, repair, or product development environment is desirable.
  • Some postsecondary education even if a degree was not completed.
  • Familiarity with common laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Basic understanding of machining drawings and/or electrical schematics.
  • Some familiarity with mechanical and/or electrical CAD. Ability or interest in developing the ability to model basic components in CAD.

Education & Experience Requirements

Behavorial Expectations

  • Must complete DSM Quality Training (ISO-9001:2015).
  • Internally motivated, “self-starter” type personality.
  • Reliable, can be trusted to work consistently on tasks without close supervision.
  • Able to work on tasks individually or as part of a small team.

Physical Demands

  • Can assemble small (e.g., 3 x 3 x 4 mm) delicate components by hand and can manipulate small hand tools.
  • May at times need to efficiently solder small components (e.g., 7x7 32 TQFP) on printed circuit boards.
  • Able to carry up to 25 pounds frequently.

Work Environment

Generally, works in climate-controlled office or laboratory environment but may occasionally be required to perform duties outside the typical office setting. May at times work in a loud environment with nuisance noise. Very limited overnight travel may be required.


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