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Crane Aerospace & Electronics Production Technician I in Lynnwood, Washington

Production Technician I

Location WA, Lynnwood

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Production Technician I - 1st Shift in Lynnwood, WA

Job Summary:

The Technician I Production performs calibration and functional tests on subassemblies and end items of moderate complexity in accordance with established procedures. The Technician I also performs more complicated testing under close direction in support of high-volume production test operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform assigned testing operations within assigned functional area

  • Create non-conformance reports including detailed description of testing performed, resulting failure and initial root cause investigation results

  • Interpret and work in accordance with work orders, and engineering drawings, functional and acceptance test procedures, failure reports, manuals and all other applicable engineering and production specifications

  • Calibrate or otherwise adjust assigned units by such means as potentiometer adjustment, clocking or other positioning, shimming, tension or coil adjustments, bearing and gear adjustments, as appropriate for specific unit; Make required mathematical calculations for voltage, resistance, current, impedance, amplification, flow rate and mass, mechanical dimensions and adjustments

  • Perform automated testing and performance testing using a variety of automated testing equipment and special test console to simulate in-service specifications, including but not limited to: vibe, burn in, thermal cycle and leak test, or hydraulic testing

  • Perform manual testing involving setup, adjustment, operation and interpretation of results from standard and special purpose test equipment, applicable to assigned product area, such as differential and multi-meters, signal generators, power supplies, bridges, oscilloscopes, altitude chamber, flow meter and hi-pot, or hydraulic valves

  • Test units in other programs not normally worked on, and units of greater complexity under close supervision

  • Practice safe work habits as established by OSHA and Crane policy

  • Supports Crane Business System (CBS) initiatives including 5S, KPI’s, Standard Work, Problem Solving, and other initiatives as they arise

  • Flexible and willing to work overtime as necessary

  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Support customer visits

  • Support internal and external audits

  • Perform minimal work under a microscope or soldering

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience : 1-3 years of experience in a highly regulated manufacturing environment, or equivalent educational background

  • Knowledge : Familiarity with product flow through a manufacturing or repair environment; Working knowledge of computer systems

  • Skills: Good oral expression and comprehension ( communicate through speech so others will understand and listen to and understand information and ideas presented through speech ); Good written expression and comprehension ( communicate in English through writing so others will understand and read and understand information and ideas presented in English through writing ); Proactive problem solving

  • Abilities : Ability to learn new test software and equipment and to identify non-conforming conditions in equipment and product; Manual and finger dexterity (ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects); Ability to make precisely coordinated movements; Ability to work in multiple software systems, including time entry, data entry, on-line training PDM and MRP systems; Ability to think analytically and provide constructive feedback

  • Education/Certification : High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Eligibility Requirement : This position requires access to controlled data or information and therefore only US persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor we are bound by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ( ITAR ).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

  • AA degree in Electronic or Mechanical Technology, or equivalent knowledge through experience or other recognized educational institution

Working Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment

  • Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE

  • May be exposed to unusual environmental conditions such as loud noises, cold temperatures, confined spaces, dust or fumes

  • May require occasional travel to support customer


20% * percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task


80% * percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task

Lifting ( in pounds ):

Up to 35 pounds

Pushing ( in pounds ):

Up to 100 pounds


Use of Computer and Microscope


Clean Bench / Manufacturing Environment

About Crane :

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Salary range: $22.51/hr to $30.26/hr. Several factors contribute to actual salary, including experience in a similar role or performing comparable job responsibilities, skills, training, and other qualifications. Compensation packages also include comprehensive benefits, 401K contribution and match, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and more. Some roles may be eligible for participation in performance-based bonus programs. You can see a list of our benefits at or visit our website at for more information on our company and great opportunities.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.