Engineer Technician - Test at Precor in Woodinville, Washington

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

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Engineer Technician - Test

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Engineering (mfg, software)


Precor, headquartered in Greater Seattle, WA, has been a pioneer in delivering fitness experiences for commercial customers and exercisers for more than 40 years. Precor serves more than 100 countries worldwide with offices in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC and operates two US based manufacturing locations including Whitsett, North Carolina.

Precor products and services span across all major categories, including cardio, strength, functional fitness, group training, and connected solutions. In 2020, Precor reached the milestone of recording one billion workouts in its Preva fitness cloud. That number represents more than 140,000 connected units in over 13,000 facilities. On average, Precor exercisers record more than 20 million minutes of workouts each day as recorded by the Precor digital platform Preva. Precor segments include commercial clubs/facilities and the verticals of Hospitality, Multi-family Housing, Corporate, and Education. For more information, visit Precor Careers

Why You Should Join the Precor Team

    Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovation
  • Rewards and recognition for superior performance

  • Collaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountability

  • Opportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people's lives

  • Exceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym access

  • Superior employee discounts on Precor products

What You'll Do

About The Role:

The Test Engineering Technician is responsible for assisting the Test Group and Engineering Development Teams in evaluating and testing individual components, sub-systems, or products to determine and improve performance or reliability.

This position reports to the Manager of Test & Reliability. Organization, follow-through, and communication skills are essential factors in the daily administration of this position. The incumbent will be expected to use vocational and basic math skills to complete the requesting engineers' assignments.

You Will Be Responsible For: Continuous Improvement, Testing, and Fabrication

  • Actively pursues improvements & ease of doing business to meet/exceed customer needs.

  • Develop procedures that lead to increased safety and productivity.

  • Manage multiple tasks and requests

  • Maintain clear and concise scopes of work and complete all tasks on-time.

  • Conduct engineering experiments and tests, collect test data, reduce the data, and write reports summarizing the experiments and tests within a time-framedetermined by the requesting engineer and Test Group.

  • Contribute to or design test fixtures.

  • Contribute to, or develop test plans and procedures.

  • Schedule and execute tests with outside vendors.

  • Fabricate small or simple mechanical test fixtures using common shop hand tools.

  • Wire, plumb, and troubleshoot pneumatics and instrument test fixtures.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting analysis of products or process problems that are discovered during testing.

  • Troubleshoot and repair products and assemblies to the component level.

  • Follow all safety procedures and be proactive in setting new procedures where required

What We're Looking For

To Be Successful in the Role You Will Have:

  • Associate Degree or Technical School Certificate in Electronics is desirable. Equivalent practical experience is acceptable.

  • One year or more experience working in a manufacturing production environment performing product tests.

  • One year or more experience in an Engineering Lab, performing product tests or reliability predictions very desirable.

  • Experience with Solidworks CAD modeling preferred.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use micrometers, calipers, hand and power tools.

  • Machining experience with lathes, mills, and other machine shop tools preferred.

  • Basic math skills, algebra, and geometry are required.

  • Knowledge of pneumatic design, schematic reading, component identification, selection, and troubleshooting preferred.

  • Knowledge of electronics test equipment, including voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, and oscilloscopes preferred.

  • Knowledge of electronics troubleshooting techniques, including safety procedures necessary when working on high-voltage supplies.

  • Skillset should also include knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office software, data acquisition, PLCs, or other automation controllers. Able to read design drawings, geometric tolerance, and dimensioning symbols.

Working Environment:

Primary work is in a model shop and lab environment. Occasional work in an office environment and visits customer Beta sites, storage units, or other Precor locations to pick-up and deliver products is performed.

Physical Requirements:

Moderate physical effort typical in a model shop environment. Must be able to drive vehicles to deliver and pick up products.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Light physical effort in an office environment

  • Some lifting of parts/products may be required in the manufacturing areas.

  • Moderate computer use / data entry

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

DISCLAIMER: The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to: or call 425.486.9292 or 800.786.8404.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.