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Microchip Technology Electronic Tester in Lowell, Massachusetts


Performs a read & record testing on automatic test equipment to ensure the product meets its quality standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will be handling very small devices using tweezers and a microscope

  • Parts will be loaded onto a plate using a microscope and tweezers – steady hand, good eyesight

  • Parts will be inspected 100% under a high-power microscope. Non-compliant devices removed based on mil standard documentation

  • Parts will be tested 100% per documentation specifications

  • Testing requires setting up test equipment to the limits on the internal documents. Non-compliant devices removed – dexterity

  • Parts packed for shipment following documentation requirements

  • Other duties as required

  • Receives pass down from prior shift operator and then verifies documentation and test programs currently running to ensure accuracy prior to taking over test equipment

  • Dispositions product depending on test results and may include retesting.

  • Maintains documentation on test results in written format and/or via data entry into the SPC system.

  • Provides pass down to the next operator at end of shift.

  • Ability to communicate, read, and comprehends in the English language.


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent education/experience, and more than one-year test experience.

  • Excellent visual capability to work with extremely small devices, without magnification devices.

  • Prior experience with mechanical and electrical operation of test equipment.

  • Excellent manual dexterity and patience for repetitive work.

  • Experience using tweezers, vacuum pencils, etc.

  • Good English verbal/written communication skills.

Desired Qualification:

  • solid work experience in a high paced manufacturing environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.