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Manufacturing Test Engineer
Alpha Technologies Inc. Bellingham, Washington, United States 133 Days Ago
Req. #: 284-2018
Job Category: Engineering
Sub Category: Test Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Shift: Day
Zipcode: 98226
Posted: 2018-11-09
Minimum Education: 2 Year Degree
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Status
Start Publishing: 2018-11-08
Stop Publishing: 2018-12-08
Alpha Technologies Inc. Bellingham, Washington, United States
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We are seeking a Manufacturing Test Engineer for our team in Bellingham, WA. Position has been created for the support of ongoing manufacturing test equipment development, both manual and automated, for Alpha’s power supply and related peripheral products. Position involves the design and development of both hardware and software elements of production test fixtures.


 Interfacing with project engineers, engineering management, and production management to develop test requirement specifications for new and existing Alpha products ( )
 Conceptualizing test fixture plans to meet test requirements specification, and following through with full hardware and software development of that plan
 Conducting and documenting qualification testing of fixture designs to assure they consistently meet test specifications
 Documenting and releasing fixture designs and test procedures to production for use and reproduction
 Troubleshooting technical issues that come up during production testing of products to identify root cause and corrective improvements

Requirements and Skills:

 Proficiency with all common electronics laboratory equipment (meters, oscilloscopes, power analyzer, data acquisition modules, etc…)
 Very strong organizational and writing skills to draft concise and effective test procedures for manufacturing personnel to follow
 Development experience using Labview for hardware integration/automation and test data generation
 Very limited travel may be required.

Education: 2 year technical degree in electronics or equivalent

Experience: Minimum 2 years of automated manufacturing test development experience for electronic products

Supervisory Experience: N/A

 Design and/or test experience with power supplies, battery chargers, ferro-resonant transformers, or batteries
 Design and/or test experience with coaxial RF communication products
 Proficiency in C/C++ programming
 Exposure and familiarity with MRP/ERP system (optimally SAP)
 Proficiency in Altium schematic capture
 Familiarity with high volume electronics production test methods (ICT, MDA, bed of nails physical interfaces, high reliability fixture interfaces (VPI, Hypertronics, etc…))

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:
E-mail resume to: or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on The Alpha Group, visit


The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:
 A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision coverage
 Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program
 Flexible spending plans for Healthcare and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs
 A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees
 An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth
 Eight paid holidays each year
 Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time

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