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R&D Technician

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000041518


Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and assemblies. This includes the ability to fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. Experience with use of CAD/CAM systems is a plus. Solidworks, Autocad, CamWorks, EZ-Cam as well as Microsoft Office suite. Must have a solid foundation of feeds and speeds with various materials – plastics and metal. Looking for a qualified candidate with 5-10 years experience with use of manual machinery (Mill and Lathe), ProtoTrak controls, as well as CNC equipment. Must be capable and willing to change directions quickly. Must be a self-starter, capable of working independently and with a group. Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs., standing for extended periods and occasionally working in a clean room environment.