Engineering Lab Technician

Information Technology Westlake Village, California


Position at Logitech

The Role:
The Engineering Laboratory Technician position is an integral part of the Product Development team and requires a technically adept person, willing to work independently but also closely with our engineering team to assist in building prototype builds of new products – preferably with experience in assembling and troubleshooting consumer or professional audio products. Specifically, the role requires basic capabilities and understanding of a wide range of engineering disciplines - electrical, mechanical, and acoustics. 

The Engineering Laboratory Technician will support design, test, verification, modification, fabrication, and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems together with the engineering team. Furthermore, you will be in charge of keeping the laboratory organized and ensuring that equipment is available and ready for the engineers to use. 

You will work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, verification, and troubleshooting functions. Perform operational tests and failure analysis on systems and equipment while determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. 

The candidate will work on exciting new product development projects, at the cutting edge of Logitech’s product development. We’re a team of passionate product makers with backgrounds from both the audio industry and consumer electronics. Join our team and help us continue Logitech’s legacy of creating award-winning and innovative products.

Your Contribution:
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech.

  • Collaboration skills and an optimistic attitude are essential for success

  • Independently maintain equipment/machines in our lab, tools, 3D printer,

  • prototype machine, etc.

  • Parts cleaning and maintenance of a 3D prototype printer.

  • Reworking multilayer PCBAs with surface mount components (QFNs, 0402, 0201).

  • Assemble and disassemble mechanical products.

  • Take acoustic and electrical measurements

  • Generate test reports

  • Keep lab organized and supplies stocked

  • Create and follow test plans, and assist with testing of products.

  • Ship and receive engineering samples from vendors and manufacturers

Key Qualifications:
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • Excellent soldering skills.

  • Ability to read and follow electrical schematics, and have a general knowledge of electronic components including but not limited to resistors, capacitors, inductors, transistors, voltage regulators, etc.

  • Ability to use common lab equipment such as multimeters, signal generators, and oscilloscopes.

  • Must be mechanically inclined and able to work with electro-mechanical assemblies

  • Must be able to write well-organized and coherent test reports

  • Excellent organization and multitasking skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to operate effectively within a small and rapidly growing group, as well as in a complex organization

  • In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:

  • Experience with audio products and audio measurement equipment (Audio Precision, Soundcheck)

  • Education:

Trade school or relevant work experience

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.

 “All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”