Engineering Technician

Radio Systems Corporation

Knoxville, TN

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Knoxville, TN, US
LOCATION
Knoxville, TN
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

 Do you enjoy solving problems? Are you a person that tinkers with home projects in your garage? Do you love the combination of innovation and pets in an Engineering world? Then check out our opening on our Product Improvement Team for our Engineering Technician. We are seeking a teammate that will  support the Returns & New Product Development (NPD) program with emphasis on product quality and performance. In this role, you will support all brands within Radio Systems Corporation during the returns and NPD evaluation process. The Engineering Technician performs all functions required in the testing and evaluation of returned product. In addition, you will conduct a variety of electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical tests on electronic systems, subassemblies, and parts to ensure the unit functions according to specifications.  This role will also field service call from the Invisible Fence network and provide technical support to the install technicians. If all of this sounds good to you, apply today!

Radio Systems Corporation Headquarters is in Knoxville, TN. Where’s that you say? Let’s talk about what’s famous about Knoxville, TN. We have been called “The Marble City” and "Scruffy City", names we have embraced as our own. And what do Quentin Tarantino and Johnny Knoxville have in common? They were both born Knoxville, TN. We are the home of 1982 World’s Fair and we boast of 21 craft breweries in Knoxville now on the Ale Trail. If you like to hike or camp, visit the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Take your pick on activities from hiking to biking, our Urban Wilderness has a lot to offer. Knox County has great public school systems, no state income tax and low property taxes and cost of living. If you like outdoor art, we have Music and Shakespeare on the Square, Family Movie Nights on the Square during the summer months in lovely downtown Knoxville.

Our Company: What do you want to know? We are the world leader in pet products with PetSafe® Brand, SportDOG® Brand and Invisible Fence® Brand. PetSafe® Brand makes every product from leashes and harnesses, to water fountains and automated feeders and litter boxes. We have a goal to touch over 21 million pets, people and communities around the world annually. We serve a broad range of pet owners from providing the hunter the best gear for a successful hunt, to accommodating the “Not-So-Crazy Cat Lady” with all the entertaining toys and effective solutions she could ever imagine. How do we do it? By creating a vibrant and active environment within our team. We work hard to be the employer of choice in our communities and, in turn, serve those communities. At Radio Systems Corporation, teammates take the privilege of serving pets, people and community very seriously, but also have a great time doing so. Each project is approached with an attitude of enthusiasm, resilience, adaptability and teamwork.


Find out why Radio Systems Corporation is a Great Place to Work

 
What you will do on our Product Improvement Team: 

  • Test product and identify potential undesirable operation through all of the New Product Development stages 
  • Tests functional performance of systems, subassemblies, and parts under specified conditions
  • Connects unit to be tested to test equipment such as signal generator, frequency meter, or spectrum analyzer
  • Compares results with specifications and records test data. Analyzes test results on defective units to determine cause of failure
  • Performs a visual inspection to verify compliance with RSC specs
  • Prepares test equipment to evaluate performance and operation of nonstandard or customer returned units
  • Performs Root Cause Analyses as needed and reports findings
  • Manage own work assignments to hit deliverables and targets
  • Enter troubleshooting data into the returns database
  • Answer inbound calls from Invisible Fence install technicians and provide technical support as needed on a rotating schedule from 8AM to 8PM EST

Requirements

  • Associates degree with 5+ years of experience in related field 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to problem solve and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of electrical equipment for component and PCBA evaluation 

Benefits: Working for Radio Systems definitely has its benefits. We offer a collaborative and creative team-oriented work environment where we encourage everyone to take risks to learn and grow! We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K match, company funded Health Savings Account, flexible work-life balance as well as maternity and paternity benefits. In addition, we offer a rich wellness program which includes an onsite health clinic, workout facility and of course, we encourage you to bring your dog to work, which is our whole reason for what we do!  
 

RSC is dedicated to offering equal employment opportunity for all teammates and fostering a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. At Radio Systems Corporation, our teammates are our greatest strength.  We strive to build a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve by hiring great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression and talent.  We recruit and reward teammates based on capability and performance and together we are building a culture that welcomes all dimensions of an individual’s identity including race, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, educational background, national origin or ancestry, religion, veteran status, or physical ability.  We embrace these differences and the unique contributions each teammate brings not just because it is the right thing to do but because it makes our company stronger.  While we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and a culture of belonging, we recognize that we still have more work to do and a lot more to learn. PM20  #LI-RL1 

About the Company

Radio Systems Corporation

Radio Systems® Corporation is the leading manufacturer of pet products. Our family of brands includes PetSafe® (www.petsafe.net), Invisible Fence® Brand (www.invisiblefence.com) and SportDOG™ (www.sportdog.com). We are a company driven by innovation and dedication to our consumers and communities. Since our founding in 1991, Radio Systems has grown into an international corporation selling in over 52 countries, and is expanding its reach every day. Our portfolio includes a wide array of electronic training and containment systems, waste management products, nutritional supplements, innovative treats and much more. We are headquartered in Knoxville, TN but have remote offices in various places across the globe.

The mission of Radio Systems Corporation is to" build the most trusted brands." This means encouraging creativity to produce quality products to our consumers. We strive to constantly improve our existing offerings as well as create new products to meet consumers’ and pets’ needs.

COMPANY SIZE
500 to 999 employees
INDUSTRY
Manufacturing - Other
FOUNDED
1991
WEBSITE
http://intl.petsafe.net/international