Test Lab Technician, Gratz, Pennsylvania

Created 10/18/2020
Reference 124984140
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Gratz
Zip 17030

MI Windows and Doors is one of the nation's largest suppliers of vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors, with plants across the country. We are looking for a Test Lab Technician to join our engineering department.

This role will work in the engineering component test lab and operate equipment that tests:

  • IG 2190 test chamber
  • QUV material testing equipment
  • Balance tester
  • SGD roller tester
  • Environmental chamber testing
  • Assist in building bucks and window testing as required

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Test components, log, and report test results
  • Work with Engineers to identify potential component issues
  • Have a general understanding of component testing requirements, review new requirements as released and adjust testing protocols
  • Develop & document test protocol and procedures
  • Assist Engineers to develop new and improved component test protocols & equipment
  • Assist bucking & testing window/door products
  • Maintain and clean materials lab and equipment

. Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • 5 years of experience of MI Window & Door general product knowledge or equivalent time in a physical testing application preferred
  • General mechanical ability to operate window component test equipment
  • Experience in reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Knowledge of MIWD products or other fenestration related industry, processes, and systems or similar business practices is a plus, but not required
  • Strong passion, high energy, and enthusiasm for growth
  • Strong time management, organizational skills, and ability to set priorities for multiple tasks
  • High level of customer focus both internally and external
  • Ability to effectively communicate in written or verbal manner with individuals from all areas of the organization
  • Ability to work in a production environment, if required
  • Ability to self-start and work independently
  • Ability to work flexible hours and/or travel depending on the needs of the department and/or business


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