Top Senior Research And Development Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Research And Development Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Research And Development Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.9% of Senior Research And Development Technician resumes contained Test Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Research And Development Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior Research And Development Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Test Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Test Procedures is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Designed, documented, and implemented standards for upgrading test procedures, saving the company millions of dollars.
  • Contributed to the authoring of test procedures for in-house testing and inclusion in operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Worked closely with the Quality Control department to develop and implement more efficient test procedures.
  • Develop test plans and manufacturing test procedures for RF module level qualification.
  • Generated field changes, revisions, installation procedures, troubleshooting/test procedures, prototype building, benchmark achievements and environmental testing.
  • Developed test procedures, hired and trained laboratory staff, and became industry renowned for failure analysis and product safety/performance testing.

Show More

2. New Product Development

high Demand
Here's how New Product Development is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Supported Electrical and Optical Engineering personnel in new product development.
  • Worked closely with production engineers and chemists on new product development and material of change programs.
  • Maintained R&D etch equipment for new product development and customer demonstrations.
  • Engaged in new product development and process improvement in storage medium.
  • Assisted design engineers with technical support for new product development as well as re-engineering old products with limited schematics and documentation.
  • Led new product development teams on vascular therapy systems, Intellectual Property development, and assimilation of acquired business technical assets.

Show More

3. SR

high Demand
Here's how SR is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Promoted progressively from Lead Technician to Sr.
  • Reported to Sr. Research Scientist.
  • Developed the Three-Tier Technology Monitoring Plan utilized to track and monitor potentially disruptive energy generation and transmission technologies.
  • Performed demand maintenance to minimize production line disruptions.
  • Prepared proposal for $30,000 ESRI Software Enterprise License Agreement which communicated value leading to Board of Directors for approval.
  • Set up project to eliminate a void which was disrupting a material delivery route in the plane.

Show More

4. Lab Notebook

high Demand
Here's how Lab Notebook is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintained an accurate lab notebook included documentation concerning materials, parts used, concepts, designs, drawings and processes.
  • Maintain the results in lab Notebook.
  • Trained technicians per lab notebook instructions.

Show More

5. Prototype

high Demand
Here's how Prototype is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Assisted design engineers in development, experimental design circuitry, construction complete prototype model according to engineering instructions.
  • Created prototypes for potential product production stages resulting in reduced cycle time for next generation optical interconnects.
  • Build and evaluation of prototypes for CRM business supporting future builds of pacing/defibrillator devices and components.
  • Completed production on prototype Portable Computerized Transponder Reader, assisting law enforcement to utilize system.
  • Support engineers with assembly including: optimizing processes and creating processes to fabricate prototypes.
  • Established and managed from infancy to maturity a thriving, productive engineering prototype shop.
  • Build and document prototype test platforms and sub-assembly components for engineering system development.
  • Fabricated prototype low emission heating systems for various commercial and government entities.
  • Tested various working prototypes, followed testing protocols to perform experiments.
  • Key responsibilities: Develop concepts and accordingly construct prototypes/products from concepts.
  • Developed test equipment and procedures used for troubleshooting and testing prototypes.
  • Created unique test fixtures in order to evaluate prototype performance capabilities.
  • Supported design and development engineering team from prototype to production.
  • Assisted in bringing prototype device from development to manufacturing.
  • Supported material inventory management and sample and prototype manufacturing.
  • Build and implement prototypes as per engineering specifications.
  • Constructed and Modified Prototypes from Engineering Drawings.
  • Supported engineers in catheter prototype builds.
  • Machined and assembled prototype components.
  • Develop prototype tooling for manufacturing.

Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

6. Lab Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintained calibration of all lab equipment; making sure we maintain corporate standards.
  • Trouble shooting, process improvements, and maintenance of all lab equipment/processes.
  • Maintain lab, order lab supplies, and calibrate lab equipment.
  • Maintained calibration schedule of over 100 lab equipment.
  • Maintained Lab equipment and tools.
  • Ordered and maintained lab supplies, maintained lab equipment Sourced, purchased, and managed parts inventory for engineering projects
  • Clean room assembly, solding, inspection, testing ensure parts meet specifications, maintain lab equipment and procedures.

Show More

7. Test Cases

high Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Prepared and executed Test Cases manually according to the user stories, identifying applications functionality, test requirements and coverage.
  • Developed and executed test cases for business verifying data transfer quality during acceptance testing.
  • Achieved 100% accuracy on test cases using differential-algebraic equations to determine temporal voltages.
  • Analyzed Functional Requirements and Developed Test Cases for both positive and negative testing.
  • Developed test cases for Functionality, Validation and Regression Testing for application.
  • Assisted development engineering with configuring equipment and subsystems and conducting test cases.

Show More

8. Protocols

high Demand
Here's how Protocols is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Performed mechanical, electrical & chemical testing for medical device validation/verification testing according to established procedures and protocols.
  • Initiated a variety of developmental protocols and diagnostic tests on EnduraTEC Fatigue test equipment.
  • Support research by developing and fabricating new products for testing and stability protocols.
  • Lead Sub-projects and Write accurate Technical Reports, Documentation and Manufacturing Protocols
  • Executed Equipment Qualification and Process Validation Protocols.
  • Developed testing protocols for irrigation testing.
  • Authored validation protocols and reports.
  • Produced protocols and reports for real time aging testing and interfaced with customer for document approvals.
  • Created documents for Sample Service Agreements for Central Labs from Protocols and other approved documents.
  • Conducted test protocols on new boilers/burners under the direction of the test agency representative (i.e.
  • Modified and ratified testing protocols and MPIs for ease of understanding.
  • Co-Authored MPI's, and Protocols used for pre-product launch.

Show More

9. Analytical Methods

high Demand
Here's how Analytical Methods is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Developed and implemented analytical methods and techniques for use in the Quality Control laboratory and provided training.
  • Conduct research and development projects involving new and existing hop applications, alternative food products, analytical methods and process technology.
  • Determined and performed analytical methods for quantitative analysis of samples using a variety of techniques and instruments.
  • Developed analytical methods for turbine blade cooling passage CVD coating thickness prediction.
  • Performed analysis of concentrates and beverages with the appropriate analytical methods.
  • Provide appropriate sample preparation for analytical methods dedicated to protein chemistry.

Show More

10. PCB

high Demand
Here's how PCB is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Tested Ethernet PCB's using the Smart Bits, boxed them and send to customers Worldwide.
  • Test PCB's, IC's and accurately recorded Test data's for our engineers.
  • Designed and released alarm and status indicator PCBA's for new ventilator.
  • Repair of PCB circuits with packages down to 0204 sizes.
  • Put together test fixtures for PCBA testing.
  • Supported lab technician with reworking PCBA's.
  • Implemented engineering changes on PCB's.
  • Created 2D mechanical drawings of PCB outlines for layout Created and documented chassis designs using both off-the-shelf and custom components.
  • Develop customer prototype box and PCBAs that eventually morph into a product onto the shelf of a retail Computer/Electronics store.
  • Organized engineering schematics using Orcad for a clean input to PCB layout.
  • Designed and fabricated four test harnesses and fixtures to perform design verification testing for three ventilator sub assembly PCBs.
  • Used Mentor Graphics for schematic capture of PCBs and provided test and debug support of engineering prototype PCBs.

Show More

11. Failure Analysis

high Demand
Here's how Failure Analysis is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Assist engineers and in failure analysis investigations and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Award for corrosion failure analysis on ASDS, 2005* Award for Program Technical Lead in 2009.
  • Assisted in detailed failure analysis studies, both HDD and manufacturing process.
  • Run failure Analysis on drives and accurately documented Test data's.
  • Performed failure analysis and life testing for MTBF, determinations.
  • Worked as part of a high-level team and conducted independent studies as well on failure analysis in the field.
  • Provided failure analysis data and feed back to design engineers to improve quality of product and improve functionalities.

Show More

12. ISO

high Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Achieved and maintained ISO-9001 Registration approval through calibration and documentation efforts; participated in ISO-9001 audits.
  • Assisted Supervisor with various laboratory quality control activities as needed.
  • Maintain equipment calibration and documentation for ISO9000 certification.
  • Oversee special projects including supervisory activities.
  • Supervised and coordinated all physical test lab testing, including setting up SPC control charts for the ISO-9000 certification.
  • Team leader for ISO 9002/ QS 9000 measuring instrument certification, calibration, and documentation.
  • Conducted Safety Audits and Internal Quality Audits using QS-9000 and ISO-9001 Standards.
  • Utilized SPC methods to develop new control charts and maintain ISO9000 standard.
  • Reviewed and released QC data adhering to GMP and ISO standards.
  • Presented R&D activities and milestones in physician advisory meetings.
  • Reviewed and released QC data adhering to ISO-9000 guidelines.
  • Analyze test data to determine trends and isolate issues.
  • Provided certification for ISO-9000 and 5'S requirements.
  • Audit processes in compliance to ISO 2000 standards.
  • Perform internal audits to ISO 13045 Standards.
  • Enforced ISO IEC-17025, TS-16949, 13485 standards and 5S.
  • Trained in GMP, GLP and ISO 14001 requirements.
  • Operated Isopress; pressed test pieces for machining, measured and recorded data for test parts in green and fired states.
  • Served as liaison between R&D and manufacturing.
  • Formulated foamed facer coatings for poly isocyanurate insulation boards.

Show More

13. FDA

high Demand
Here's how FDA is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Organized the product testing to qualify the product for the FDA.
  • Participated in successful PB980 ventilator system design validation testing resulting in submittal to FDA for 510K sign off.
  • Managed ECOs and OEM product release efforts using SAP, following FDA mandated Operating Procedures.
  • Build and test prototype of implantable device, treatment delivery systems Conducting scientific experiments, generating and analyzing data Prepare FDA documentation
  • Participated in the maintenance of manufacturing equipment according to FDA and safety regulations which included General Manufacturing Practices.
  • Experience on FDA validated pharmaceutical projects following strict guidelines & SOP's regarding implementation & documentation.

Show More

14. Raw Materials

high Demand
Here's how Raw Materials is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Assist in identifying necessary raw materials, selecting vendors, and establishing relationships with these sub-contractors/vendors.
  • Determined the quality control and quality assurance of in-coming raw materials, in-process, and finished product.
  • Traveled to Grace Fire Protection factories to witness large-scale test batches for alternate raw materials use.
  • Aided Quality Control when needed for receiving inspection of raw materials as well as final inspection.
  • Performed analysis for raw materials in R&D processes and finished products.
  • Inspected raw materials and tested in-process and final products.
  • assisted in executing testing raw materials for reliability and stability.
  • Prepared samples for analytical testing and sampled incoming raw materials.

Show More

15. Instron

average Demand
Here's how Instron is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Completed tensile testing and catheter performance testing on Instron.
  • Used Instron Tensile testers for the characterization of stent delivery systems.
  • Analyze data taken on the INSTRON through interpretations of graph.
  • Prepared adhesive films for Instron testing and analyzed data using statistical analysis.
  • Coordinated the design and construction of all Instron test fixtures produced in-house with the R&D engineers and the machinists.
  • Operated several items of technology including the Instron Tensile Testing Machine for determining shear and peel strength of adhesives.

Show More

16. Troubleshoot

average Demand
Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Designed and developed troubleshooting techniques and procedures for board and product production technicians.
  • Supported production line by troubleshooting problems to shortened downtime.
  • Supported troubleshooting of existing manufacturing processes issues.
  • Developed new board test plans for new system components and trained technicians on use of test equipment and troubleshooting.
  • Train employees as well as overseas technicians to test, troubleshoot, upgrade and maintain computer related test equipment.
  • Experienced in firmware testing and troubleshooting including system firmware written in C, C++.
  • Worked with ASIC designers to troubleshoot issues or mock up designs.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot test equipment to ensure test results are accurate.
  • Managed lab, Testing and troubleshooting analog and digital boards.
  • Conducted troubleshooting, fitness-for-use studies, testing and product evaluations.
  • Contributed to design troubleshooting discussions and executed DOEs to identify and eliminate inconsistencies.
  • Perform mechanical, electrical and chemical troubleshooting of electro-chemical systems.
  • Assist and Maintain Production team with troubleshooting Training new Engineers and technicians on Vacuum systems and processes.
  • test, and troubleshoot Band Pass Filters for cellular base stations to meet stringent S parameters specifications.
  • contract) Handled all the Hardware support, troubleshooting, modifying, debug and failure analysis.

Show More

17. CAD

average Demand
Here's how CAD is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in cadaver evaluations as a scrub tech; wrote Invention Disclosures.
  • Perform design revisions using CAD and implementing them as needed.
  • Use Or-cad capture to create and update schematic diagrams.
  • Generated schematics for the engineers using Orcad schematic significantly saving engineer's time.
  • Document schematics with Futurnet/IBM XT system interfaced with CAD and Manufacturing departments.
  • Prepare biological specimens (e.g., human cadaveric lumbar spine segments) for testing.
  • Generated schematics with OrCAD & Protel CAD.

Show More

18. PCS

average Demand
Here's how PCS is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Provided computer support on the engineering department's PCs and Sun stations.
  • Performed Research in the field of Cellular and PCS printed circuit antennas for automotive applications.
  • Worked with AS400 (BPCS) computer system for inventory, client contacts, supplier contacts and product maintenance.
  • Provided thermal analysis and design supports for product development (desktop and notebook PCs)
  • Assisted in the qualification of the manufacturing floor inventory-tracking database (PCS), achieving scheduled implementation date.
  • Led a team of technicians to ensure continual operation of equipment including PCs, testers, and software programs.

Show More

19. Design Verification

average Demand
Here's how Design Verification is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Managed and executed design verification testing by scheduling testing, performing required tests and ensuring all results were properly documented.
  • Completed feasibility testing and design verification testing for balloon performance attributes, including balloon burst, compliance, and fatigue.
  • Led R&D Test Team to execute design verification tests prior Commercial Launch.
  • Performed all levels of prototyping and testing of the Design Verification Build units.
  • Executed of mechanical and analytical testing to support the selection, design verification.
  • Performed design verification testing on User Interface software for the Corindus Control Console in accordance with the test plan.
  • Work included Design Verification/Validation Testing, Process Performance Qualifications, Shelf life testing, and DFMEA/PFMEA.
  • Created pre-design verification testing protocol, performed the testing, and prepared testing report.
  • Sleep Apnea Therapy System Leads (2009-2010) -Executed design verification testing and accelerated aging testing to applicable international standards.

Show More

20. Technical Support

average Demand
Here's how Technical Support is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Assisted Customer Technical Support in analyzing product problems reported by customers.
  • Provided technical support to Engineering and Management teams.
  • Provide training/technical support to technicians and operators.
  • Served as project lead for installing the company's first system to aid customers with technical support and training.
  • Provided technical support to the Compliance Engineering groups to assist in qualifying PC, mini-computer and peripheral configurations.
  • Provided RMA coordination and Technical Support.
  • Provided direct technical support to staff scientist during construction of the R&D cleanroom.
  • Traveled to Temecula to lend technical support to their equipment development and maintenance groups.

Show More

21. Medical Devices

average Demand
Here's how Medical Devices is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Developed new test methods and protocols for evaluating new and existing implantable medical devices.
  • Provide support for new product development and continuous improvement of medical devices.
  • Worked with the design engineers to produce prototypes of potential new medical devices (GMP).
  • Perform validation, aging, prototype, qualification and production testing on medical devices products.
  • Assist in developing processes for plating precious metals on medical devices.
  • Promoted to Failure Analysis Technician performing root cause analysis of failed medical devices returned from the field for quality assurance purposes.

Show More

22. Data Collection

average Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Identified failing conditions and confered with engineers on appropriate data collection.
  • Conducted laboratory analysis and oversaw data collection across multiple projects, comprehensively assessing quality and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Engineering Documentation, Test Method Development, Protocol Writing, Data Collection, and Report Generation.
  • Developed and implemented Windows based machine programs as solutions to facilitate data collection and resulting lean manufacturing practices.
  • Served as experiment controller, responsible for managing experiments and data collection.
  • Assist in data collection and conducting necessary engineering testing of products and processes during qualification and validation.

Show More

23. Data Analysis

average Demand
Here's how Data Analysis is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Assisted scientist and process engineers with experimental data analysis.
  • Conducted computer-generated reports and data analysis.
  • Designed and built data acquisition system for small reactor and provided support for data analysis.
  • Utilized JMP software for data analysis.
  • Design mechanical components using SolidWorks, design SMT PCBs, Data Acquisition, Data Analysis, Human and Vehicle motion profiling.
  • Helped reduce data analysis time and probability of error by training engineers on how to exhaustively & efficiently use engineering tools.

Show More

24. D Lab

average Demand
Here's how D Lab is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintained test data and laboratory observations in notebooks including logging these into computer reports.
  • Conducted research experiments and reported results in accordance with good laboratory practices.
  • Evaluated and purchased field-testing data acquisition equipment and lab testing equipment.
  • Directed and trained lab technicians in field emission cathode characterization.
  • Produced and tested various products under Good Laboratory Practice guidelines.
  • Provided full instrumentation and data acquisition for field experiments using PC based systems (Lab View and Lab Acquire).
  • Performed lab work for development and improvement of products for the sign and commercial industry.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area in accordance with standard laboratory practices and procedures.
  • Conducted routine and laboratory support functions, such as preparation of reagents and solutions.
  • Ordered, stocked, received, labeled, logged, and inventoried laboratory supplies.
  • Ordered lab tools, microscopes and test equipment for 20 engineers and technicians.
  • Performed IQ/OQ/PQ of new equipment for the R&D laboratory.
  • Performed lab formulation and scale up trials for new waterproofing products.
  • Manage R & D lab testing, internal and customer.
  • Procured lab supplies and tools for engineering stations.
  • Ordered and organized lab supplies and components.
  • Worked in the R&D lab as a Sr. R&D technician to test timing and measurement systems.
  • Conduct asset audits for the R&D lab.
  • Detailed R&D Lab books.
  • Analyzed laboratory setup to identify ergonomic improvements; collected customer data; incorporatedadaptations to optimize ergonomic best practices.

Show More

25. Troubleshot

average Demand
Here's how Troubleshot is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintained, installed, validated, troubleshot and supported R&D systems and equipment.
  • Compared and troubleshot system performance to specifications when is not met.
  • Read, programmed, and troubleshot MODICON, OMRON and Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers utilizing MODSOFT 2.6 for reading ladder logic.
  • Led the Final Test Technicians to test, troubleshot the problems, and organized all the systems to ship on time.
  • Performed electrical test and troubleshot Analog to Digital converters and multiplexed Analog Front Ends involving thick film hybrid IC technology.
  • Tested and troubleshot the company's Full Brick Zero Voltage Switching 48V, 300V & 300W DC/DC Converter Series.

Show More

26. Set-Up

average Demand
Here's how Set-Up is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Project test design required for set-up to meet engineering test requirements and certifying agency requirements.

Show More

27. Machine Shop

average Demand
Here's how Machine Shop is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Work closely with Engineering / Operations / Machine Shop to develop or source equipment required for pilot program manufacturing.
  • Developed strong relationships with machine shops, vendors, and suppliers in order to meet product deadlines.
  • Operate and maintain machine shop equipment lathes and mills when needed for R&D purposes.
  • Designed, modified and fabricated fixtures and device components using machine shop tooling.
  • Used vertical milling machines, engine lathes, and other machine shop equipment.
  • Maintain R&D Machine shop.
  • Designed test fixturing using machine shop equipment (endmill, lathe.)

Show More

28. DVT

average Demand
Here's how DVT is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Performed DVT testing on Neuron, and Delivery Catheters, made test recommendations, and implemented product changes with engineering approval.
  • Support WLAN Hardware Systems, DVT, Chip and Embedded reference board designers, providing debug and testing of engineering boards/chips.
  • Performed verification design test protocol (DVT) on continuous glucose monitor and hospital meters.
  • Performed design verification testing (DVT) of hardware, software and systems.
  • Perform benchtop product testing (DVT, engineering, sub-assemblies).

Show More

29. New Equipment

low Demand
Here's how New Equipment is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Complete the commissioning and start up of new equipment.
  • Co-developed basic programs for compliance testing of new equipment.
  • Performed eye wash, fire extinguisher, ladder and e-stop inspections Commissioned new equipment and trained other techs on its operation.
  • Reduced costs of purchasing equipment for Instron tensile tests by software upgrade instead of new equipment purchase.
  • Filed all new equipment and software/license warranty information in LAN database; maintain all manufacturer software/equipment warranties and upgrades.
  • Implemented new equipment by scheduling in servicing, and installation with manufactures representatives.

Show More

30. Solidworks

low Demand
Here's how Solidworks is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Designed basic test fixtures or document existed fixtures using Solidworks.
  • Created and designed product models using Solidworks for feasibility and manufacturability.
  • Managed test method development and execution activities; identified equipment, designed fixtures and generated drawings via SolidWorks.
  • Conceptualized and modeled new product designs with SolidWorks.
  • Manage documentation using SolidWorks EPDM, facilitate meetings.
  • Created 3D models using SolidWorks of electrical and mechanical components and optimized their design.

Show More

31. Component Level

low Demand
Here's how Component Level is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Performed component level failure analysis as well as the necessary modifications and repairs as accorded by the results.
  • Debug controller boards to component level using Oscilloscopes, meters and test fixtures.
  • Coordinated component level repair on main frame data acquisition boards.
  • Provided technical oversight and component level product troubleshooting training and associated documentation onsite at CM's in Mexico and Singapore
  • Support of software device driver testing labs, Client /Server setup and installation, Performed component level troubleshooting incorporating Digital Storage scopes
  • Performed functional component level debug on complex network servers Maintained existing tests and qualification documentation for the production floor.

Show More

32. SMT

low Demand
Here's how SMT is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Automated the user notification by sending auto-emails with attachment using Oracle system packages and SMTP packages.
  • Designed and tested prototype vector board assemblies with wire-wrap & SMT soldering.
  • Soldered SMT components under microscope.
  • Test; troubleshoot to component level and repair of Multi-Layered, SMT and thru-hole combination, Microprocessor based printed circuit boards.
  • Designed SMT & thru-hole PCB layout with Circuit-Cam, operated LPKF board mill to make PCB.
  • Performed recovery counter measures on SMT placement equipment.

Show More

33. GC

low Demand
Here's how GC is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Analyzed materials on a GC/MSD system.
  • Test 2GIG GC with GE and Honeywell sensors.
  • Perform routine maintenance and monitoring of laboratory equipment, including GC Systems.
  • Measured nutrient concentration in media and culture growth (GC and spectroscopy).
  • Performed Qualitative & Quantitative instrumental analyses of non-routine research samples, primarily by GC-MS, GC-FID and FTIR.
  • Prepare samples for microwave digestion, prepare samples for various LC/GC analysis, and communicate results/observations with customers.

Show More

34. GMP

low Demand
Here's how GMP is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Inspect all incoming products following company procedures and cGMP.
  • Train and Supervise Manufacturing Personnel (Adhere to cGMP i.e.
  • Generated accurate, reliable data by following good scientific practices/procedures within GMP guidelines.
  • Created batch records and set up a manufacturing facility in compliance with GMP.
  • Assisted other department with PD & GMP manufacturing and wrote and revised SOP.
  • Designed and updated quality/GMP policies at the plant.

Show More

35. Astm

low Demand
Here's how Astm is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Conducted all physical testing of poly isocyanurate insulation boards based upon internal, customer supplied, and ASTM protocols.
  • Designed and constructed testing apparatus and co-authored ASTM standard testing procedures.
  • Tested newly developed formulas using excising ASTM procedures.
  • Provided analysis of products utilizing ASTM Methodology.
  • Required to follow ASTM test methods for certification of all new products.
  • Perform field tests on newly developed materials following ASTM standards.

Show More

36. Cost Savings

low Demand
Here's how Cost Savings is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Discovered cost savings of purchasing catalyst through design experimentation.
  • Cost savings development for current products.
  • Award for cost savings and cycle time reduction of chemical vapor deposition process for Parylene conformal coating, 2001.
  • Received presidential citation award for leadership in cost savings.
  • Implemented quality improvement and cost savings projects.
  • Project resulted in significant electricity cost savings.

Show More

37. Process Improvement

low Demand
Here's how Process Improvement is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Identify process improvements, investigate and document product non-conformances and implement corrective/ preventative actions for existing products and processes.
  • Collaborated with sales team to develop creative and effective solutions for customers; continuous process improvement experience.
  • Identify process improvements to improve yields and/or lower production costs, enhancing the overall efficiency and cost effectiveness of plant operations.
  • Provided daily oversight and direction to all stakeholders during all process development and process improvement activities.
  • Implemented master scheduling, productivity, and value-added process improvements in environments such as Manufacturing, Engineering and Transportation.
  • Process Improvement - conducted business analysis reviews, investigated strategic project business issues, and prepared detailed business documentation.

Show More

38. D Engineer

low Demand
Here's how D Engineer is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Generated safe operating procedures and technical instructions for power plant and engineering personnel.
  • Trained production workers and Engineers on new process instructions in Manufacturing Department.
  • Provided engineering with problem solutions based on analyses of observed problems.
  • Helped Engineers in experiments, process developments and tooling evaluations.
  • Provided technical assistance to process development and engineering personnel.
  • Maintained engineering lab notebook with testing procedures and data.
  • Trained operators and engineers on equipment under my ownership.
  • Perform research and engineering laboratory functions.
  • Maintained and managed engineering lab.
  • Assisted Engineering in product development.
  • Report to R&D engineering manager, work on design concept of state of art heart aiding pump.
  • Assisted and supported engineers to develop Sound-Bite products which served to improve hearing for one-sided deftness.
  • Supported R&D Engineers with activities related to product builds and V&V testing.
  • Conducted engineering and detailed experimental test to collect design data and assist in research work.
  • Assisted Engineers with validation/qualification of component, design fixture, design changes and test equipment.
  • Assist R&D engineers In the design, development and analysis of Closure Devices.
  • Assisted Engineering in the development of new process equipment to improve quantity and yield throughput.
  • Assisted Engineering on new projects for process improvements and yield quality for new potential customers.
  • Worked with Scientist and Engineers to achieve goals and design experiments and reactor systems.
  • Helped engineer to modify, and created test fixtures, checklist, and procedure.

Show More

39. BOM

low Demand
Here's how BOM is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Created many ECO's using MS Office, AutoCAD, and proprietary BOMM software in a network environment.
  • Provided resource materials such as BOMs and special instructions to manufacturing to ensure quality builds of prototypes and released products.
  • Ordered electronic parts for PCB BOM's and equipments for laboratory use.
  • Supported engineering with updating schematics, redlines, and BOM.
  • Invented new rotational TriboMAM system using co-axial coolant and electrical line supply.
  • Generated BOM, assigned part numbers, checked detailed assembly drawings for fit, form, function, and manufacturing readiness.

Show More

40. Equipment Calibration

low Demand
Here's how Equipment Calibration is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintain laboratory equipment calibration and lab area.

Show More

41. Msds

low Demand
Here's how Msds is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintained COA and MSDS of incoming raw materials.
  • Managed MSDS and Chemical Inventory list maintenance.
  • Update and maintain the MSDS file and binders.
  • Review of MSDS's and JSA.
  • Maintained lab notebook that contained MSDSs and lab inspections to make sure the lab met all safety and security regulations.

Show More

42. SEM

low Demand
Here's how SEM is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Worked with Engineering and manufacturing to qualify and validate products for assembly.
  • Developed innovative solid state bonding technologies for sputtering target assemblies.
  • Designed and assembled data acquisition systems and field surveillance.
  • Supervised and trained in manufacture of image-guided catheter assembly.
  • Designed test fixtures for electrical sub-assemblies per system requirements.
  • Supervised 36 direct employees - assembly/test/inspection personnel.
  • Spot-checked assembly line for quality assurance.
  • Assembled and modified micro miniature circuits with components as small as 0.02 by 0.01 inch (0201) using stereo microscope.
  • Key person supporting Abbott West rework department to evaluate recalled assemblies, document findings and segregate usable components.
  • Design, construct and assemble a wide variety of tooling and fixtures used for material processing and evaluation.
  • Worked with staff engineers in the development and assembly of unique test fixtures referencing complex drawings.
  • Completed special tasks and defined manufacturing requirements for assembly and repair of units at all levels.
  • Designed and built production test equipment for all sub-assemblies used on the OH-58 ODA Production Line.
  • Assist in design, modification, and assembly of equipment system for R&D work.
  • Assembled and was responsible for the training of an indoor testing range for golf balls.
  • Prepared samples for scanning electron microscope (SEM) and imaged samples using SEM.
  • Worked from assembly drawings, schematics, parts lists, and oral directions.
  • Performed fault analysis on components and sub-assemblies and reported findings in standard format.
  • Assembled, tested, modified, evaluated and trouble shoot to completion.
  • Assembled and tested antenna test for shipment to manufacturing facility in China.

Show More

43. UV

low Demand
Here's how UV is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Set up UV light and braiding machines, perform initial sample tests before and after for each process of making catheters.
  • Search for new resins that will produce coatings that adhere better resist scratches and UV degradation, and protect against corrosion.
  • Optimize the UV resin to improve adhesion, hardness, flexibility, low viscosity and good weathering properties.
  • Participated in development and testing of Micro Cavity Discharge Devices in the UVB - Vacuum UV wavelengths.
  • Experience using/training in the use of hot air systems, adhesive dispensers, and UV cure systems.
  • Designed fixtures, jigs, UV curing enclosure, and weights sliding for shafts lamination machine.

Show More

44. Engineering Staff

low Demand
Here's how Engineering Staff is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Performed a variety of tests as defined by engineering staff and documented results utilizing data acquisition equipment and software.
  • Worked with Deposition Team engineering staff and assisted in other lab areas as needed
  • Provided support and assistance to all levels of engineering staff.
  • Alerted Manufacturing Engineering staff to product and process problems.
  • Tested proprietary software applications and provided feedback and suggestions to engineering staff.
  • Provided daily reports to engineering staff on test fuel availability and provided fuel certification data when updated.

Show More

45. ECO

low Demand
Here's how ECO is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and high-density digital data recording systems, microprocessor based interface and control equipment, and support peripherals.
  • Co-authored four technical progress reports related to process product development, procedures, recommendations, and protocols.
  • Apply independent judgment in troubleshooting problems, suggesting alternatives, and providing recommendations for continuous quality improvement.
  • Supported all media development projects, including patterned media and thermal assisted recording media.
  • Recognized as a resource for department personnel, when they encounter computer-related problems.
  • Formulated/Qualified damping product for Mazda becoming the first approved North American supplier.
  • Maintained records for full material specification testing as required for material approval.
  • Trained customers in POLYOX viscosity measurement enabling them to become qualified distributors.
  • Provided written recommendations and participated in analysis and design walk-through.
  • Document development activities through lab notebook and other appropriate records.
  • Make recommendations to improve design and optimize performance.
  • Completed ECO documentation on company products.
  • Recorded data and performed density testing.
  • Second generation ethanol research and development.
  • Provided input, observations, and recommendations to Scientists, Specialist, and Engineers on formulas, processes, and production.
  • Maintain records and files, write and publish lab reports, and prepare and present both oral and written presentations.
  • Update, write, maintain test procedures (ECR and ECO) maintain inventory of mechanical and electrical parts.
  • Developed the 737Max Secondary Power Distribution Assembly (SPDA) Motherboard to support various aspects of integration and testing.
  • Developed and maintained a lab book retention tracking program - both for automotive records and for patent requirements.
  • Simulated a process component (Vapor Recovery Reactor) on a bench scale leading to improved process control.

Show More

46. IC

low Demand
Here's how IC is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Directed microwave device characterization laboratory.
  • Trained counterparts in Europe, Latin/South America, and Asia/Pacific resulting in standardization of product development procedures, testing and technology.
  • Led Failure Investigation efforts for product related issues, including testing and statistical analysis; communicated results to upper management.
  • Documented schematics and wrote procedures for process experiments and measurement techniques used for research and development of thin film depositions.
  • Verified appropriate testing to determine physical properties of major products resulting in increased performance and accuracy of golf balls.
  • Conducted extensive bench testing and characterization of pneumatically controlled gas valve design for new customer increasing sales volume.
  • Communicate with companies functional leads on regular basis to ensure design requirements are validated throughout design cycle.
  • Identified associated optical components to solve a variety of engineering problems associated with laser and diagnostic systems.
  • Developed Guidelines, reducing variability in product modifications and assisting customers in meeting of specification requirements.
  • Measured and analyzed thin film characteristics of various dielectric constants for improvements of market required specifications.
  • Prepared and interpreted detailed scientific specifications, engineering drawings and sketches to successfully implement projects.
  • Followed a specific procedure to guarantee all proposals were distributed evenly among all sales managers.
  • Validated equipment to include creating document for Installation Qualification and Operation Qualification (IQ/OQ).
  • Completed document change orders for manufacturing process instructions, tools, and material specifications.
  • Maintained a stellar relationship by providing technical service support to customers and field operations.
  • Work with engineers on developing new technology for electronic toll collection network systems.
  • Maintained Commitment to Teamwork through global collaboration on new product and application developments.
  • Process Engineering o Organic solvent/resin vehicle processing for internal and customer evaluations.
  • Developed curriculum for various classes to assist other technicians in their technical development
  • Inspected incoming solvents, chemical polymer and chemical detectors components for qualification.

Show More

47. Product Quality

low Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Senior Research And Development Technician jobs:
  • Performed testing, develop test method and apparatus for evaluating product quality.
  • Supported design transfer to manufacturing and root cause analysis for product quality investigations as well as continuing and maintaining engineering efforts.
  • Performed all required operations to complete the manufacturing process, including incoming inspection, manufacturing, and product quality assurance.
  • Developed and implemented corporate wide Man Machine Interface system to track operator efficiency, material usage and product quality.
  • Conducted specialized testing, such as Four Corners using temperature chamber to ensure product quality under extreme temperature conditions.
  • Researched applicable process improvement technologies including chemical additives and customized equipment to improve end-product quality and overall production capacity.

Show More

20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Research And Development Technician

Test Procedures17.2%
New Product Development12.2%
SR12.1%
Lab Notebook11.7%
Prototype9.1%
Lab Equipment7.9%
Test Cases3.6%
Protocols3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Research And Development Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
13.9%
13.9%
2
2
New Product Development
New Product Development
9.9%
9.9%
3
3
SR
SR
9.8%
9.8%
4
4
Lab Notebook
Lab Notebook
9.5%
9.5%
5
5
Prototype
Prototype
7.4%
7.4%
6
6
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
6.4%
6.4%
7
7
Test Cases
Test Cases
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Protocols
Protocols
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Analytical Methods
Analytical Methods
2%
2%
10
10
PCB
PCB
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
ISO
ISO
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
FDA
FDA
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Instron
Instron
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
CAD
CAD
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
PCS
PCS
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Design Verification
Design Verification
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Medical Devices
Medical Devices
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
1%
1%
24
24
D Lab
D Lab
1%
1%
25
25
Troubleshot
Troubleshot
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Set-Up
Set-Up
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
DVT
DVT
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Solidworks
Solidworks
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Component Level
Component Level
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
SMT
SMT
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
GC
GC
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
GMP
GMP
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Astm
Astm
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
D Engineer
D Engineer
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
BOM
BOM
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Equipment Calibration
Equipment Calibration
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Msds
Msds
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
SEM
SEM
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
UV
UV
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Engineering Staff
Engineering Staff
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
ECO
ECO
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
IC
IC
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.5%
0.5%

33,816 Senior Research And Development Technician Jobs

Where do you want to work?