Randstad Contract Engineering Technician in Shakopee, Minnesota

Contract Engineering Technician


Shakopee, MN


US$ 20 - US$ 25 per hour

Date Posted:

Monday, October 3, 2016

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Randstad USA Manufacturing & Logistics

DescriptionSeagate Technology in Shakopee, MN is seeking an Engineering Specialist to join their team. The reliability organization is the watchdog for all products that go to Seagate's customers. You will be gathering data, formulating tests, conducting research, all in support of the organization's strategy to deliver world class products to Seagate's customer base.

This is a contracting opportunity with a large technology company located in Shakopee, MN. The position is estimated to last approximately 6 months. Pay is dependent on qualifications, $20 - $25 per hour.

Ideal candidates will be flexible to work either 1st or 2nd shifts.

1st Shift: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm

2nd Shift: Monday through Friday, 3:00pm to 11:30pm

Roles and responsibilities are as follows:

-Evaluates, from a reliability standpoint, the materials, properties, and techniques used in production.

-Advises design engineering on selection, application and test of electronic components and systems.

-Recommends design or test methods and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability.

-Determines reliability requirements of components and systems to achieve company, customer, and any governmental agency reliability objectives.

-Develops new acceleration techniques and analytical tools to assure the early identification of potential problems with new products, packaging, processes, and product reliability.

-Makes recommendations for changes in the selection and application of components and systems.

-May propose changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or process reliability.

Working hours: Variable, 1st and 2nd shift



-HS Diploma or GED

-3-5 years experience with Electrical or Mechanical background in a manufacturing environment

-Ability to work day or evening shift

-Ability to support occasional after hours and weekend

-Comfortable working with various hand tools

-Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

-Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings

-Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


-A technical certificate or associates degree

-Experience working in a team environment

-Communication skills to include written, verbal and presentation skills

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