Helmer Scientific

Electromechanical Design Technician I

Locations US-IN-Noblesville
# of Openings


Helmer Scientific designs, integrates, manufactures, markets, and distributes specialized medical and laboratory equipment to clinical and life science customers in over 125 countries. 


At Helmer:

  • We offer competitive salary and benefits
  • We offer a positive team environment
  • We offer an opportunity to fulfill potential by performing meaningful and rewarding work
  • We are committed to serving customers, team members and the world community

Are you ready to join us and make a difference? We have a career opportunity for a Electricromechanical Design Technician I to join our team! 


The Electricromechanical Design Technician:

  • Promotes Helmer values as reflected in personal productivity and quality of work; maintains positive internal/external relationships; seeks & considers diverse perspectives; is committed to individual development and achievement of company goals/objectives.
  • Complies with workplace safety procedures.
  • Assembles and update prototype units for new and existing product including mechanical cabinet, electrical wiring and thermal control system.
  • Sets up and execute component, subsystem or unit testing as specified by engineering including test PLC programming, construction of data acquisition systems, simple board layout, selection and implementation of temperature measuring devices and other types of transducers.
  • Works with engineering to assist with various assigned projects.
  • Documents technical aspects of assigned projects and ensures that data is properly retained (Product/Design History files, Design Reviews, Risk Analysis, FMEA and requirements, Lab Notebooks, etc).
  • Assists in development and documentation of electrical or mechanical test fixturing.
  • Assists engineering in the layout, design, documentation and verification of wire harnesses.
  • Assesses and implement engineering change orders (ECO).



Relative Work Experience:  1-5 years related design or testing work experience (life science application preferred).  Knowledge of, or previous experience with wiring, PCB layout, software or PLC programming, 3D modeling, thermal controls, embedded design and system troubleshooting a plus.

Education:  AS or BS degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology

Certifications / Licenses:  None required.

Computer Systems / Software:  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, 3D CAD; Inventor, Diptrace, FourthShift, and PLC or C language preferred.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to promote collaboration and teamwork inside/outside the department to reach common goals; open to and solicits diverse views and opinions from others; breaks down barriers to builds consensus.
  • Ability to secure relevant information in identifying key issues and cause-effect relationships; utilize brainstorming and other methodologies to identify innovative solutions to meet business needs.
  • Ability to understand and appropriately apply procedures, requirements, regulations and policies related to specialized expertise.
  • Able to work independently
  • Has skills in electronics troubleshooting with electronic test equipment


If you don’t meet the minimum requirements we’ve listed, but still think you are qualified for the job, you are welcome to apply for consideration.


As an EEO/AA Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. 



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