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Test Technician

Santa Barbara, California
5 Sep 2022

As one of the world's leading analytical companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We've been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


This position is responsible for the integration, calibration, and testing of AAFM systems, accessories, and upgrades in a class 1 clean room environment. Each system is typically assembled and tested to a specific customer order requiring verification of compliance to system specifications, accuracy of configuration, and timeliness of completion. This job includes trouble shooting and correcting of mechanical and electrical problems and requires skill in these areas. The individual collaborates with MEs and Software Development to improve product quality and processes. The job requires the individual to actively update testing requirements to ensure all potential qualities issues are addressed during final testing. The individual aids in determining root cause and implementing corrective actions related to IBQ/NCMRs. The position requires on the spot trouble shooting and repair to ensure orders are shipped on time. The position requires an ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Essential Functions
  • Testing, calibration, and rework of products to ensure on-time completion of customer orders - 80%
  • Quality improvement projects - 10%
  • Other product or process related projects - 10%
May Include

  • Participation on new product release teams
  • Conducting training on applicable test and calibration procedures
  • Initiating IBQ / NCMRs as necessary
  • Collaborating with assemblers and manufacturing engineers to correct and improve procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic mechanical abilities required. Must be able to lift ~50 lbs. Work in a clean room environment.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Able to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics
Educational/Experience Requirements

Typically requires 2-4 years of related experience in a manufacturing testing environment. A B.S. in Engineering / Physics / Math OR 2+ years of experience with an AA in electro/mechanical field is preferred.

Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable)

Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.

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  • Job Reference: 704866937-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Bruker
  • Location: Santa Barbara, California
  • Salary: On Application