Minco Products Inc.

  • Engineering Technician R&D

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


    Do you enjoy technical challenges? Challenges that require you to delve into diverse technical disciplines and to come up with innovation solutions to complex problems? Then this R&D Engineering Technician position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by assisting with technology research and development, participating on product development teams as a technical resource, and assisting engineers with fixturing, prototyping and testing of new E2E models. You will serve as a subject matter expert, providing technical assistance on test equipment and instrumentation and live Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


    • Participate in projects to provide technical engineering support on product or technology development.
    • Perform tasks that involve an understanding of written or verbal instructions, specification drawings, test specifications and testing equipment, data acquisition systems, and defined procedures while following safety precautions.
    • Apply an understanding of technical engineering principles and practices to collect and analyze data, recognize potential design improvements or problems, and suggest and/or perform additional research and investigation.
    • Work with engineers to create and review detailed CAD drawings for components, assemblies, and tooling, in a way that is suitable for use in fabrication.
    • Assemble test and measurement systems with defined system accuracies.
    • Record and analyze measurement data to determine capability of meeting customer requirements.
    • Review test plans or other written work instructions to ensure data requested is appropriate, and that it addresses and proves/disproves the objectives of design and verification. Submit recommendations to assigned engineer.
    • Recommend updates to draft work or technical instructions or standards; provide basic training or instruction to improve a design.
    • Provide support to new product design and verification, set up tests, collect and analyze data, review test results, and draft written results, and make recommendations for design improvements.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Associates degree in Engineering or related field
    • Two years of technical or advanced experience as an engineering technician


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous electronics manufacturing or industrial controls experience
    • Strong electronics and instrumentation aptitude
    • Ability to design and run tests with variable operational conditions
    • Mechanical aptitude with machining experience
    • Microsoft office applications experience (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint)
    • Familiarity with use of basic statistics and data analysis
    • Experience working with Solidworks, CAD and CNC training components
    • Experience/interest in 3D printing
    • Experience with engineering software and programs


    Professional Skills Required:

    • High level of attention to details
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work on cross functional projects


    This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


    Why Minco?


    At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


    Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact Human.Resources@minco.com.


    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

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


    Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


    This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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