R&D Technician

Elmhurst, IL 60007

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Ts456812410 Compensation: $70000-75000 / year

Job Description

We are seeking a person who enjoys working in an open, team environment and desires to be a long-term, hands-on contributor. Our client is a premier designer/manufacturer of customized process fluid chillers for technologies such as electron optics, X-ray, distillation, 3D printing, MRI and medical device cooling. 

  • Fabrication and assembly of prototype components and systems
  • Assist engineers in the design, assembly, and wiring of test set-ups.
  • Assist engineers in new R&D designs with a focus in refrigeration, fluids, and electrical circuits
  • Periodic troubleshooting of production test equipment
  • Run experiments, log data and take notes on outcomes 
  • Utilize common production shop tools to perform assembly activities
  • Utilize common measurement tools and gages, such as multimeters and pressure gauges
  • Maintain shop calibration including testing, scheduling, and replacing as necessary
  • Possibility of Forklift Operation or Training for Forklift Operation

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, with AS degree or similar technical certification
  • Mechanically oriented work
  • Ability to perform physical work, frequently standing and walking, during work hours
  • Ability to frequently and repetitively squat, kneel, bend, reach, lift, push, and carry loads in excess
    of 50 lbs
  • Ability to utilize ladders or other high structures
  • Ability to read piping and electrical drawings a strong plus

Meet Your Recruiter

Max Francis
Technical Recruiter

Max Francis is a seasoned Engineering Recruiter specializing in the Automation Division at Sterling. With five years of invaluable experience in recruitment, Max is on a mission to help individuals find their perfect career move—one that aligns with their professional goals and supports their families.

As an Engineering Recruiter, Max excels in the Automation Division, leveraging his deep industry knowledge to connect candidates with opportunities tailor-made for their unique skill sets and aspirations. He understands that finding the right career move is a pivotal moment in people's lives, and he thrives on being a part of that journey.

What Max finds most exciting and rewarding about his work is the opportunity to guide individuals to their ideal career fit. He recognizes that this transition is an exhilarating time for most people, and he derives immense satisfaction from helping them navigate the path toward their next professional adventure.

Max's advice to job seekers is grounded in the value of connections. He believes that having a well-connected recruiter within the industry you aspire to be in can open doors to companies and positions that may not be readily available on job boards. In today's competitive job market, he encourages candidates to connect with a recruiter early in their job search journey. While he advocates for candidates to continue their independent job searches, he emphasizes the benefit of having an additional set of experienced eyes on the market.

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