Engineering Technician

Location: Saco, ME

Hours: First Shift

Summary: Responsible for assisting Engineering department with testing, evaluating, solutions and improvements to products and processes.

Reports to: Head Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Incoming and outgoing quality assurance under direction of QA Manager or Head Engineer
  • Assist in design/development of new and existing products
  • Review, document and recommend improvements to existing manufacturing processes
  • Data collection to help maintain product development documentation
  • Work with all divisions in designing, maintaining and upgrading quality control systems
  • Assume management responsibility for assigned projects which may include engineering, production, fabrication, and packaging. Travel may be required
  • Machine operation
  • Machine set-ups in all departments
  • Approval of specification conformance
  • Test-lab equipment operation, maintenance and housekeeping of test area
  • Rigging and splicing
  • Analysis of products, raw materials and rope breakdowns
  • Physical and analytical testing of yarns and finished products

Related Duties:

  • Define and document process instructions for set-up and operation of equipment
  • Define repeatable and measurable process steps for Twist, Wind, Braid, Finish and Coating for products being developed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two year technical degree in a science or related field, or experience in place of.
  • Five years of laboratory and or technical experience, or experience in place of.
  • Computer literacy and willingness to be trained on more advanced programs. Specific skills required in Excel, Access, and Word and general knowledge of CAD programs.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and communications skills.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 10 PTO Days
  • 401k with match