Senior Engineering Technician

Barzen, Barzen
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Jan 13, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components, as well as providing the best service possible to its customers, aiding engineers through the entire design process, from Prototype to Production. This has led the company to be highly ranked year after year in industry surveys in North America as well as Europe and Asia, in categories covering such facets of business as availability of products, speed of service, responsiveness to problems, and more.

Position Overview

As a Senior Engineering Technician your responsibilities will include providing technical knowledge and experience to take on various hands-on or analytical tasks as needed by the Research and Development and Material Handling Engineering team. A Senior Engineering Technician may take on advanced troubleshooting or build tasks for components of the system of interest.


Must be able to...
  • Provide documentation, training and basic support, including call-in support if needed
  • Read and create assembly and/or electrical drawings, build assemblies, control panels and/or wire control cabinets
  • Work with Digi-Key and 3rd party teams to assist in system installations and upgrades
  • Be a subject matter expert on work products for which you are responsible
  • Perform all or some of the following: wiring, assembly, firmware development, electrical testing, controls troubleshooting and debug
  • Monitor availability for downtime or issues
  • Gather requirements from business
  • Administratively organize tasks
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Typically, 5-10 years of experience in engineering technician, automation, electrical or maintenance background
  • Maintains or creates system documentation
  • Interacts with users and elevates to Digi-Key engineers or 3rd party suppliers
  • Provides advice, support and training to end users
  • Plans and coordinates changes and testing
  • Works with vendor support on issues
  • Works with Product Managers, Product / Business Owners and Agile teams to analyze user requirements, procedures and problems for development and customization of applications
  • Seek guidance from senior staff when needed
  • Monitors downtime, problems, documents and analyzes problems and publishes any maintenance schedule for systems
  • Understanding of business function related to the systems
  • Generally, spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
  • Generally, spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body
  • Must demonstrate the following behavioral competencies; Attention to Detail, Customer/Client Focus, Ethical Conduct, Manages Execution, Personal Effectiveness/Credibility, Positive Attitude Technical Capacity, Communication Proficiency, Problem Solving, Project Management, Thoroughness, Time Management, Continuous Learning, Developing Others, Information Seeking, and Relationship Building

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates degree in technical field such as electrical or mechanical engineering technology or related field

Digi-Key Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer . We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or .