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Prysmian Group Lab Technician in Taunton, Massachusetts


JOB TITLE: Lab Technician DATE POSTED: _ 01/16/2024

SHIFT: 1st Shift 7:30 am – 3:30 pm SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL: NA

SUPERVISOR: Tim Brown WAGE SPREAD: : $23.22 to $27.72


Position Description:

  • Must be authorized to work in the US per ITAR requirements

  • Responsible for physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical testing of materials, compounds, wire, fiber cable and cable assemblies; record and disseminate test data and testing programs and maintain clear documentation of work.

  • Responsible to ensure compliance to UL, CSA, Mil DTL, ICEA, ASTM Specifications and Standards

  • Responsible for all test lab equipment set up, including physical test, metric balances, aging, environmental chambers and related test fixtures, chemical analysis, high voltage, dc resistance bridges, capacitance bridges optical test, flame room, smoke chamber, furnaces, mechanical testers, dimensional measurement devices.

  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures, 5S activities and participate in continuous improvement events.

  • Must always maintain work area in a safe and orderly condition.

  • Ensure that all products meet specifications and the requirements defined by the Prysmian Group Quality Management System.

  • Comply with all applicable safety procedures and ISO14001 EMS guidelines

  • May require working overtime


  • Associate of Science in related technical field and/or equivalent industry experience Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate effectively in English


  • Some manufacturing lab experience preferred

  • Two years’ experience as an Engineering Technician

  • Knowledge of test & measurement system functionality


  • Read and interpret test procedures and specifications from industry, military, and customer specifications.

  • Perform mathematical and other necessary calculations using calculator or computer as most appropriate.

  • Develop work habits and job knowledge to performed with minimum supervision.

  • Must be able to work independently according to verbal and written instructions

  • Must be proficient in computer skills (Office and SAP)

  • Must have above average math and reasoning skills

  • Must develop and maintain proficiency in required job skills

  • Must be capable of lifting or moving 50 lbs. and occasionally lifting or moving 75 lbs.

  • Must be able to distinguish different colors

To apply for an opening:

Obtain and Complete a Job Application form.

Applications are available from Human Resources. Attach your resume, if you have one, to the completed application.

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities. We strongly believe that diversity brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increasing the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and stakeholders. With Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) as part of our Social Ambition 2030 and a strategic pillar of our Company culture, Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, included, and free to fully express their potential just as they are.

All Managers and HRs in Prysmian Group are responsible for ensuring DE&I policies are respected during the recruiting process, as well as recognizing and mitigating unconscious biases that must not influence our selection processes. All persons will be considered for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, origin, citizenship status, socio-economic status, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, parental leave, medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation for any disclosed physical or neurological condition or disability of a qualified applicant unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Visit our DE&I page to learn more about Prysmian Group’s commitments.

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Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution , as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector .

We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us.