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Test Technician

INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.

United States, NY, East Syracuse
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Job Description

  • Responsible for testing precision electronic instruments and sensors in accordance with Engineering specifications and Operational Method Sheets.
  • Perform functional testing on products produced using standard test equipment, vacuum chambers and leak detectors .
  • Ensure product conformance and be able to troubleshoot systems to sub-assembly level using standard test equipment such as oscilloscope and DVM. 
  • Record test results and unit histories into various spreadsheets.
  • Assemble repair/rework units efficiently with minimum supervision.


  • An Associate degree (AAS) in Mechanical Technology or related field and 1 year of experience in mechanical and/or electrical assembly required.  Will consider applicants that have a minimum of 2 years work experience in mechanical and/or electrical assembly in lieu of a degree.
  • Must be organized and keep accurate records.
  • Must communicate and collaborate effectively across cross-functional teams.
  • Will be expected to interface effectively with supervision and work in a team based environment.
  • Must be comfortable using PC's and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • May be required to lift moderately heavy instruments (up to 40 lbs) on a weekly basis.  Must have a reasonable level of manual dexterity.
  • Experience in the use of vacuum gauges, valves and fittings are preferred.

Additional Information

For New York, the expected salary range for this position is between $45,760 and $62,400 per year. In addition, INFICON employees are eligible for a profit sharing bonus with a target of 10%.  The actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law

INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience ongoing green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs.

INFICON’s forward-thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers competitive compensation, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus, and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, vacation and sick time, tuition reimbursement, and more!

INFICON is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment. 

INFICON, Inc. strictly complies with all aspects of the Export Administration Regulations ('EAR'), including those sections dealing with deemed exports to foreign nationals.

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