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AMS Test Technician

Department: Production - AMS
Location: East Syracuse, NY

Company Overview

INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative technologies that enhances productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world.  This position will be located at INFICON's U.S. headquarters in East Syracuse, NY.  For more detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at

Job Description:

The AMS Test Technician will assemble and test mechanical and electrical sub-assemblies for the AMS (Analytical Mass Spectrometer) instruments in a cleanroom environment. Additional roles include providing technical support and troubleshooting of the mechanical and electrical sub-assemblies and manufacturing equipment.  


  • Clean and assemble precision mechanical, eletromechanical, and vacuum components using fixtures and alignment tools as required.  
  • Perform verification testing on AMS sub-assemblies produced, ensuring specifications are met.
  • Test AMS modules and systems to ensure that performance specifications and application specific requirements are met.
  • Assemble, repair and rework units efficiently with minimal supervision, while producing an output that is thorough and exact. 
  • Support other areas of the AMS group as required.


  • Minimum Associate degree in Mechanical Technology, Electrical Technology, or applicable discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in mechanical and/or electrical assembly. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail required. 
  • Must be capable of reading engineering drawings and assembly specifications.
  • Must have ability to measure complex mechanical components.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fully participate in all team activities and support INFICON management systems.
  • Must have excellent manual dexterity to assemble delicate components.  Must be able to lift up to 30lbs.


  • Experience working in a cleanroom production environment is preferred.
  • Operation of mass spectrometer or related instrumentation equipment is preferred.
  • Basic theory and understanding of mass spectrometers components (quadrupole sensor, RF generator, and controller) and ultra high vacuum (UHV) equipment is preferred.
  • Analytical chemistry background is preferred.
  • Literacy in SAP is preferred.
INFICON, is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected  characteristic.    A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment.     

INFICON is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.  If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity at INFICON and require special assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 315-434-1100.  Determination on requests for reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.


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