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R&D Technician - DYMO

Position title: R&D Technician - DYMO

Location: Sint-Niklaas, BE

Reports to: Manager Test Lab

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Job summary

As a R&D Technician you will be responsible for executing tests and trials. You will be part of R&D Test Lab department for new DYMO thermal printers and consumables. You will participate in the validation of the design of new products as well as development and qualification of existing products. You will also contribute to the maintenance and improvement of tests.

Key responsibilities:

Testing: (30%)

  • Testing support and execution (medium and high complexity)

  • Analyze issues found during testing

  • Make a technical report according to the DYMO standards

  • Troubleshooting: (25%)

  • Demount printers and consumables with issues

  • Analyze the issue using Root Cause Analysis techniques or execute Design of Experiment and present solutions to the manager

  • Metrology: (20%)

  • Prepare and conduct dimensional measurements (2D-3D) by reviewing drawings

  • Follow up on measurement results, evaluate results and translate the results into a technical report

  • Fixture design & automation: (10%)

  • Design and follow up of new test fixtures.

  • Contact with external suppliers

  • Program and maintain objective quality analysis software

  • Project Test Management: (8%)

  • Prepare laboratory tests (mechanical, chemical, electronics) by reviewing work orders and/or specifications

  • Follow tests executed by workers closely and make sure the testing can be finished within the requested timeframe

  • Analyze issues found during testing

  • Monitor the correct execution of product tests and measurements (mechanical, chemical) according the standard operating procedures and/or engineering instructions

  • Follow up on test results, evaluate test results and translate the results into a technical report

  • Quality improvement: (5%)

  • Work on individual product performance projects

  • Conduct root cause analysis on issues and propose solutions and improvements

  • Specifications & test plans: (2%)

  • Define test plans (DVP&R) and product test specifications based on the product specification
  • General:

  • Prepare work to be accomplished by setting up and programming equipment and apparatus for experiments or measurements

  • Interface directly with personnel from all levels of Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Program Management, R&D, Marketing and Materials Management

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of work experience in similar position

  • Basic level of technical expertise and judgment in evaluating complex issues and developing innovative solutions

  • Fluent in Dutch and English (verbal & written)

  • Good command of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical education in mechanical or electronics engineering

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Problem-solving skills including identifying problems and root cause analysis

  • Knowledge of 3D Cad (Creo or SolidWorks), Metrology (2D – 3D), Measurement Techniques and Windchill is a plus

  • Willingness to learn new technologies, equipment and procedures through on-the job training

  • Positive, can-do attitude

  • Hands-on approach

  • Multi-cultural awareness as we work in a global environment

  • What we can offer you!

    Newell Brands has a strong footprint in the EMEA region with several thousand employees spread over many corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. A wide portfolio of our brands is strongly represented across the region including Parker, Waterman, Rotring, PaperMate, Sharpie, DYMO , Yankee Candle, NUK, Coleman, Marmot, CrockPot and many more.

    We grow the brands that sit in every aspect of people’s daily lives.

    Join us and become part of:

  • Global company with development opportunities, both locally and internationally.

  • Our friendly and competent team, who will support you to achieve the goals you are aiming for.

  • Sustainability Strategy – environmentally sustainable and socially sensitive business practices.

  • Give@Newell – charity activities dedicated for local communities right where you live/work.

  • Are you interested?

    If so, please click on “Apply Now” on this site and upload your CV in English.

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