Beyondsoft Consulting

  • Tester 1 - DET Test Lab

    Job Locations US-WA-Vancouver
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  • Overview

    The Tester 1 position runs tests on HP R&D product development prototypes, observes behavior & analyzes results produced, under the supervision & direction of the Process Technician II’s, Test Engineers and the Shift Lead.  The Tester 1 also provides training to Operator 1’s/Operator 3’s and assists the Process TechII’s in test setup.


    • Good communication in English, both in written and oral, and follow instructions.
    • Ability to read and understand DET test plans + special instructions provided by the Process TechII’s and Test Engineers.
    • Required to assist in the training of Operator 1’s & Operator 3’s, and ensure they are following test plans, guidelines, processes and procedures.
    • Leadership role for lower scoped DET Operators, multi-tasking and prioritization of testing tasks & assignments.
    • Read and understand test plans and special instructions provided by Process Tech 2’s or Test Engineers.
    • Run special tests as delegated by Process Tech 2s or Test Engineers, observe behavior & compare test results.
    • Verify & compare test results to assist in defect/error characterization, and make appropriate entries into the appropriate databases or defect report.
    • Able to understand and interpret written test plans and other documentation prepared by the Test Engineers, to run DET tests correctly.
    • Exhibits team leadership skills and attributes.
    • Run test scripts according to specific guidelines and procedures via DET test PC’s.
    • Observe behavior & compare test results with predetermined parameters.
    • Collect and report test data using predetermined spreadsheets and applicable databases.
    • Maintain department logs, records, metrics, and procedures.
    • Attends meetings to update Process Tech II’s and Test Engineers regarding progress on specific DET test requests.
    • May require to work in an enclosed environmental chamber up to 40 hours/week, with temperature range from 60F to 90F & humidity range from 20% to 80% Relative Humidity.
    • Inform the Shift Lead of any administrative issues.
    • Inform the Process Technician II of any process issues or product exceptions.
    • Collect & verify consumable supplies per test plan requirements.
    • Coordination of test assignments with other operators on their shift.
    • Complete shift handover with incoming Operators, using notes about all relevant information concerning their units under test.


    Regrader Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Advanced understanding of DET grading procedures.
    • Ability to quickly recognize and learn new print issues & defects.
    • Strong understanding of all documented image & print quality issues/defects.
    • May require the ability to identify slight differences in color shifts & hues.
    • Detail oriented ability to quickly review printed output and identify image/print defects in a repetitive work environment.
    • Consistent grading audit scores at or above 95%.


    Position Qualifications:

    • Ability to operate standard DET (Design & Evaluation Test) test equipment.
    • Must be computer literate.  Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Word or Excel.
    • Able to hear abnormal or distinct sounds/noises from the test units.
    • Team Player: Ability to work with others & maintain positive attitude.
    • Ability to understand & comprehend test procedures and instructions.
    • Able to multi-task and prioritize workflows as demanded by the work requirements.
    • Accurate & detailed oriented on repetitive tasks.
    • Basic math skills using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions & decimals.
    • Good judgment and decision making skills.
    • Attention to detail.  Must be punctual and dependable.
    • Ability to use hand tools (example: scissors, ruler, screwdrivers; infrequently) for simple printer assembly, disassembly, rework and repair, which may include more complex work such as electronic soldering. 
    • Capable of lifting up to 35 pounds unassisted.
    • Ability to sit, stand, bend or squat for extended periods of time in standard ambient + hot/cold chamber environments.
    • Correctable vision to observe product and printed output defects.
    • Willingness to work a compressed work week or in different shifts. Overtime may be required.


    Education & Experience Required + Job Scoping:

    • Education: High school diploma or GED (General Educational Development) is required.  Some post-secondary education in a STEM field is preferred.
    • Work Experience: Minimum 6 months’ work experience as an Operator-3, which can be waived dependent on prior work experience, skillset, educational qualifications and industry standard certifications.


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