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Senior Electronic Technician - Winona MN

Company: Watlow Controls
Location: Winona
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

An Opportunity to Grow with Us

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a great living and be part of a thriving cross functional community? Do you welcome challenges that allow you to leverage collaboration and autonomy to create opportunities leading to great products? Would you enjoy working in the world of fast-paced industrial technology? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity for you to join our Watlow team where we serve many of the world's largest companies with leading technology and solutions.

Why Work at Watlow

Watlow is a global technology and manufacturing leader who provides world class engineering expertise through innovative thermal products and systems, enabling our customers to thrive. We are making a positive impact every day as our solutions enrich the lives of people everywhere. We have been providing breakthrough thermal solutions for nearly a century. Our corporate values guide us uncompromisingly to always do the right thing, continually learn and improve, respect everyone and lead with service and humility.

In the role of a Senior Electronic Technician you would be located at our Winona Minnesota Manufacturing Center of Excellence the home of Watlow's Electronics and Communication expertise.

About the Role

As a Senior Electronic Technician, you will provide technical assistance to the New Product Development Team(s). This to include Functional Verification and Validation of various products, such as, Printed Circuit Boards Assemblies (PCBA's), Temperature Controllers and Thermal Systems as well as executing required EMC, Environmental, and UL Testing. You will have the opportunity to influence the design of new products and systems, lead efforts in improving testing efficiency, and be engaged with product transition to manufacturing.

Your Key Responsibilities -

  • Execute verification and validation tests per test plan in order to qualify new or modified existing designs.
  • Functional Testing
  • Environmental Testing
  • EMC Testing
  • UL Testing
  • HALT Testing
  • Create procedures and standards for various technical activities.
  • Participate in design reviews of new product development and lead efforts in test planning.
  • Engage in continuous improvement activities to improve efficiency of product development testing.
  • Perform detailed failure analyses on production line/field return products, in addition to providing feedback for design improvements.
  • Provide coaching and feedback to less experienced Technicians.

Required Qualifications -

  • Two-year Technical degree or high school graduate and related experience (3 - 5 years).
  • Demonstrated in depth understanding of electronics.

Desired Qualifications -

  • Demonstrated computer skills (MS Office, ability to install and run various software programs).
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).
  • Ability to Automate Hardware tests using LabVIEW or other Software Tools(Python, C#, etc).
  • Experience with Automotive Standards and Tests.
  • Experience with CAN Communications.
  • Ability to use and understand Schematic Packaging tools.

Benefits: The Watlow Total Compensation Plan

The health, well-being and financial stability of you and your family is a high priority to us. The Watlow Total Rewards Plan includes competitive compensation and a full range of life and career enhancing benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan that includes a company match on your contribution and an annual company contribution that is tied to company performance
  • Onsite wellness clinic
  • Employee Personal Assistance Program
  • Dental, medical, vision and short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays, personal time, and vacation
  • Annual Achievement Award

Diversity & Inclusion

We proactively embrace diversity in all its dimensions across our company and cultivate a culture of inclusion and forward thinking that respects and reflects each team member's individual strengths, views, and experiences. Watlow takes pride in being an inclusive equal opportunity employer and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


We salute veterans for their service to our country and respect the valuable skills, teamwork and leadership experiences they have acquired during their tours of duty. We encourage veterans to join Watlow and work alongside the many other veterans that we proudly call team members today.

COVID & Safety

Watlow is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all of our current and prospective team members. Your safety is our top priority. Our hiring process is a combination of virtual telephone, in-person interviewing and onboarding activities. Please let us know confidentially if you need or require any special accommodations to participate in our recruiting process by emailing us at

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • 1241 Bundy Blvd, Winona, MN 55987, USA

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