Engineering Technician

Reports to: Manager – Product & Development Engineering



An excellent opportunity for a qualified person to utilize their expertise to develop and test new cryogenic helium refrigeration products. Participate in all phases of the product development life cycle from concept and specification generation to production ramp up, optimizing functionality, manufacturability, reliability, serviceability and cost. Improve existing products to meet or exceed customers’ expectations, to be market leader in high quality, reliability, and performance.

This position requires a self-motivated individual with demonstrated success performing in a multi-faceted environment.


Qualification and Responsibilities

  • Associates Degree in Electronics, Engineering Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in performance and qualification testing of products in Engineering and/or manufacturing.
  • Setup instrumentation & perform engineering qualification tests on products
  • Install & operate instrumentation for pressure, temperature, power & vacuum measurements
  • Test, calibrate & troubleshoot electrical & mechanical equipment
  • Mechanical & electrical assembly of prototypes
  • Helium leak detection of pressurized components
  • Gas chromatograph testing
  • Safe handling of pressurized equipment, voltages up to 600V, and cryogenic gases.
  • Recording of test data including use of data acquisition systems including Labview
  • Write test reports
  • Other duties may be assigned


Beneficial Skills & Attributes

  • Knowledge of cryogenic products, vacuum systems and their applications
  • Experience with programming within National Instruments LabView.


Other Characteristics

  • Good mechanical hands-on aptitude with knowledge of electrical control systems.
  • Ability to work as a team member and have the ability to work through challenges independently.
  • Practical hands-on mechanical engineering aptitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Understand and uphold safety & security procedures for both the workplace and products.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to read drawings.


About the SHI Cryogenics Group and Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc.

SHI Cryogenics Group, an integral part of the Precision Equipment Division of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., is a leading worldwide provider of innovative cryogenic and vacuum solutions to the medical, semiconductor, flat panel, general coating and research industries. With offices in Asia, Europe and the United States, it has been producing quality cryogenic equipment for over 50 years. SHI’s renowned engineering departments continue to focus on the latest cryogenic and vacuum technologies, including innovative cryopump and cryocooler designs. Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc. (“SCAI”) is the North American Division of the SHI Cryogenics Group, focusing on design, manufacturing, sales and service with corporate office in Allentown, PA and additional locations in Illinois, California, New York and Texas.  For additional information, visit


Benefits of Working for SCAI

  • Competitive Salary
  • Growing company with a GREAT culture that genuinely values our employees
  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits (well above industry norms)
  • Excellent Benefits Package (including 401k with Match, Paid Holidays, Discount Program)
  • Excellent Training & Development Benefits
  • Unlimited Career Growth Opportunity (great place to learn and grow your career)


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