Technician / HW Lab Manager

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 months ago

An Amazing Career Opportunity as HID’s Technician / HW Lab Manager

JOB ID 9282

A serious electronics design team can’t live without a decent lab and a decent lab can’t exist without a passionate Technician and Lab Manager. To expand our hardware engineering team, we are looking for a Lab Technician and Lab Manager in one to become integral part of our growing hardware design and development team in Prague. The team of developpers will appreciate your virtuosity with solder iron, rework stations, electronics and mechanics assembly and your sense for precision. Your lab will also be the centre of T&M technology to provide a good home for all test, development and research tasks for multitude of technologies used in our biometric identification devices. You will have an unprecedented opportunity to exploit variety of T&M instruments, toolkits, help idenfigy new methods of test and measurement and last but not least get fluent with them and help others if they get stuck. You will also maintain network of external test houses for tasks that are too big or too heavy to carry them in house.

As our Technician / HW Lab Manager, you’ll support success by: 

  • Overseeing daily hardware lab operation, make sure that the lab complies with necessary H&S regulations
  • Maintaining lab equipment in good condition, monitor their working condition, calibration, etc.
  • Working with engineering teams on equipment fleet expansion
  • Organizing necessary T&M equipment tests, certifications and calibrations
  • Preparing and organizing (or gives by himself) H&S and lab related trainings
  • Supporting project development by preparing prototypes, implementing modifications
  • Supporting equipment and materials purchasing
  • Organizing rapid prototyping of electronics and mechanics, keep track of dependable suppliers
  • Working closely with engineering teams in other sites to align on processes, methods and best practices
  • Your Experinece and Education includes:

  • Secondary level school (technical school, etc.) or university education in electrical or mechanical discipline
  • Certificate 50/1978 at least level 6, or prerequsities to apply for
  • Working experience with usual electrical and mechanical lab T&M instruments, good understanding of measurement methods
  • Experience in components soldering/rework, circuit testing and fine mechanics
  • Knowledge of electronic components, basic feeling for mechanical designs
  • Ability to understand electronics design at the level of schematics
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Sense for detail and passion to deliver high quality
  • Working knowledge of English in speaking and reading/writing (mainly technical documentation)
  • What we will love about your background:

  • Test instrumentation and test engineering experience
  • Knowledge of PCB fabrication and assembly technologies
  • High density PCB level assembly and rework
  • Metrology background
  • ESD protection and ESD sensitive devices handling procedures
  • Small scale goods and material tracking, storage and quarantine
  • Work on optical devices
  • Lead small low volume electrical appliances production team
  • Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.
  • Fun: You will be part of a team that works hard and finds time to celebrate working together!
  • HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer –Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

    We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
    On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something. HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries. We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.

    When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


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