Production Test Technician 3

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Rockwell Automation

Mequon, WI 53097
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Position Summary:

Position Summary

This position performs performance verification, diagnostic testing, and failure causal analysis of moderately complex power and digital electronic industrial machinery control components. Using automated test systems, basic electronic measurement tools, and product electronic schematics, the position follows documented work instructions and executes a product performance. The position evaluates unfavorable test results, performs appropriate diagnostic tests, makes recommendations for product rework, and records findings to an electronic database. Working semi-independently in a production environment, the position is held to the highest standards in, and compliance with, safety, quality, delivery, productivity, procedures, policies, and metrics.

Essential Functions:


  • Perform pre-test product diagnostics to determine if product is in an intact condition and meets criteria to safely electrically energize. Perform or instruct others of rework requirements as appropriate.
  • Prepare product for test using documented and defined equipment set-ups in fully or semi-automated test bays.
  • Execute tests and record results in appropriate data bases if results are not automatically recorded.
  • Evaluate unfavorable test results and compare test results to troubleshooting data base if available.
  • Interpret and understand test system fault codes and how codes relate to product functional anomalies.
  • Interpret and understand product fault codes and how codes relate to potential product or test system anomalies.
  • Analyze malfunctions and perform product repairs, adjustments or alterations as required.
  • Formulate a probable cause of the product anomaly, record causal in appropriate data base, and take defined action when product is deemed non-conforming.
  • Research and interpret product Bill of Materials and Engineering Change Orders related to revision changes of product.
  • Advise Manufacturing and Quality Engineering of unfavorable product anomaly trends.
  • Advise and confer with Test Engineering, Quality Engineering, and Product Engineering as appropriate to perform authorized maintenance or modifications to test system hardware or programming.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Provide feedback and technical direction to work cell team of Manufacturing Associates as appropriate.
  • Identify potential roadblocks to team goals, propose solutions and resources needed, to the team, coach, or management.
  • Be responsible and accountable for implementation and compliance with team decisions.
  • Interpersonal
  • Interact with Test Engineering, Quality Engineering, and Product Engineering in a proactive way that promotes timely information and idea exchange.
  • Participate in team meetings, utilizing effective communication skills to work through complex issues.


  • Assist and be responsive to the needs of teams and team members as well as other individuals, in the pursuit of the operational metrics and goals.
  • Actively participate in, and promote, continuous improvement of safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and department metrics.
  • Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with business and government regulations. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies published on the Rockwell Automation Information Network.

EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet

Basic Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in electronics or equivalent.
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of experience in electrical and electronic product testing and function analysis preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and ability to perform: reading of electronic schematics, understanding of electronic block diagrams, basic electronic system functional analysis.
  • Ability to use basic electrical test equipment including digital voltage/ohm meters and multi-functional meters.
  • Demonstrated understanding and logical approach to analyses and diagnoses techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate independently and productively with moderate supervision.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to move and operate safely in a high voltage open-lead test environment in a controlled access work area.
  • Ability to use hand operated and powered tools when connecting or assembling product.
  • Ability to wear appropriate personal protection equipment including electrical insulating work gloves and fire retardant jackets.
  • Ability to effectively operate a fire extinguisher.
  • Ability to operate hand pallet jacks and motorized tuggers in moving large and heavy products.

Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mequon - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley(R) and Rockwell Software(R) product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Reference: 568494660

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