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Staffing - Testing Assistant
Ref No.: 18-14700
Location: Hickory, North Carolina
Title: Testing Assistant
Location:  Hickory, NC
Duration: 06 months contract

Work will take place in lab/office setting within the plant facility.

Per the detailed instructions provided will assemble/develop new products and processes that will be used in manufacturing.

Scope of Position:
- The scope of the position includes the execution of experiments related to optics, physics and mechanics.
- Assist in experimental execution
- Work with a team of scientists, engineers and technicians
- Perform experimental and data collection

Required Skills:
- Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Problem-solving skills
- Organizational skills
- Demonstrated ability to follow direction and manage parallel tasks
- Ability to build relationships and interact with project team
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands

Detailed Job Description:
1) Candidates will assemble complex optical components (cable, fiber and connectors). Vigorous testing of the completed product, recording activity and observations, entering data/pictures into computer.
2) Candidate need to be comfortable working with testing equipment.
3) Candidate needs to be able to follow instructions and be inquisitive to ask for assistance when needed.
4) Candidates need to be confident and independent to work without supervision to complete their work and process to completion.
5) Ability to work well in team environment.
6) Candidate will work with microscopes and measurement equipment

Required to perform this job successfully:
- Good hand/finger dexterity, good eye sight; must be able to distinguish colors.

- High School; additional education a plus

Preferred Experience:
- Laboratory experience.