Engineering Laboratory Technician - Entry Level

Date: Jun 1, 2024

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products


Dorman Products is seeking an Engineering Lab Technician to join our Engineering Services department. As an Engineering Lab Technician in our metrology lab, you will support our Engineering team by performing data collection, dimensional inspections and calibrations. The Engineering Technician will utilize equipment such as laser scanners, CMMs (FARO), optical measurement systems and hand measurement tools to collect data and create and submit detailed inspection reports and data files for use in product development or quality inspection. A successful candidate will produce high quality results and be driven to grow in the Lab Technician role. Apply today and enjoy the freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career with us! 


  • Utilize lab best practices to prepare sample parts for evaluation.
  • Identify and use the appropriate equipment to obtain required measurements
  • Document results in standard report formats and record observations made during testing
  • Effectively communicate results to Engineers, Metrologist and Lab Manager
  • Maintain and calibrate a variety of dimensional inspection equipment
  • Follow established procedures to perform other product testing including, but not limited to, hardness, tensile and salt fog
  • Maintain a lean environment using 5S practices


  • Technical school diploma or Associates degree in mechanical technology preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a mechanical or test technician in a manufacturing or laboratory environment preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with GD&T and interpreting technical drawings preferred
  • Familiarity with vehicle systems is a plus
  • Documented diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Documented organizational and time-management skills


Physical Requirements

Capability to lift 50 pounds. Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach, swivel, carry items from one location to another, and speak and actively listen.  Noise level is usually moderate.


Similar: Engineering Lab Technician, Engineering Technician, Metrology Laboratory Technician, Calibration Technician



Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

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