Manufacturing Operations Test Technician

United States

Closing in 18 days

About the Role – You will:

  • Uphold high safety standards
  • Operate and maintain industrial equipment
  • Work with external vendors
  • Set up, operate, and troubleshoot production lines
  • Perform pre-defined automated testing operations
  • Work with manufacturing related tools
  • Install, program, or repair manufacturing equipment to maintain the production line
  • Proactively identify bottlenecks or manufacturing roadblocks before they occur
  • Step in to perform operator duties and execute production tests as needed
  • Troubleshoot battery production equipment
  • Focus on continuous improvement implementation in your area of responsibility
  • Train production operators across multiple shifts
  • Work on the production line in the event operations has a need
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Greer based Battery Manufacturing Team
  • You will report to the Sr Manager, Battery Manufacturing and collaborate with other Engineering team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facilities in Greenville, SC.
  • About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Eager and willingness to learn
  • Ability to operate independently or with minimal instruction and make judgement calls
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Your Experience Includes:

  • Associates Degree in an Engineering, Testing, or related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • 3+ years of experience within a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • A background in both electrical and mechanical applications
  • Experience with both high voltage and low voltage applications
  • Familiar with general test equipment; DMM, HiPOT, Braking Resistors, Bench Top Power Supplies, etc.
  • Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in testing and data acquisition (LabView experience is a plus)
  • Proficient with basic computer skills
  • Able to independently troubleshoot or understand general computer related hardware or software issues and escalate to an engineer as needed
  • Experience with manufacturing and/or testing EVs is a plus
  • Able to read mechanical and electrical schematics (experience with AutoCAD is a plus)
  • Experience with tooling or harness and cable assembly is a plus
  • Physical Demands:
  • May work various shifts if needed; may be requested to travel to different locations for training and acceptance testing.
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
  • Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
  • Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
  • Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
  • Environmental Demands:
  • Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
  • Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
  • Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
  • Travel: 0 - 10%


    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

    Job details


    Manufacturing Operations Test Technician




    United States


    September 12, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 12, 2023

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    About the employer

    As major cities convert to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. With more than 10 years of experience delivering heavy-duty electric transit vehicles, Proterra has sold 1,300+ buses to 135+ transit agencies across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

    To provide operators with a comprehensive set of products to deploy and scale their EV fleets, Proterra also offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for commercial electric vehicles. In addition to high-power charging systems, Proterra Energy fleet solutions include charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance, and energy optimization.


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