To build up our R&D team in Tampere we are currently looking for:


Lab Technician


In this role you will be responsible for performing and documenting a variety of tests to evaluate the performance and reliability of final RFID products as well as early prototypes. As a Lab Technician you will be working closely with the R&D product designers & Product Management team to analyze test results and build prototypes to create the best performing RFID products on the market. In addition, you have a major role in developing the test methods and equipment to support our continuous efforts to increase efficiency and quality of lab testing.


We offer:

  • Comprehensive development opportunities and flat hierarchies in an international working environment
  • A working place with passionate people who like to work with wireless technology as much as you do
  • A modern office environment in an attractive location with good public transport connections
  • Flexible working hours


Your tasks:

  • Planning, executing and reporting laboratory tests for prototypes, pilot runs and product evaluation purposes
  • Hands-on sample preparation
  • Performing basic calculations on test results and creating demanded documentation
  • Maintaining and calibrating standard equipment
  • Helping to identify areas of improvement for the laboratory and support implementation of continuous improvement
  • Supporting a positive culture of safety to ensure the laboratory meets all health and safety requirements
  • Carrying out product failure analysis and providing clear root cause investigation
  • Developing and optimizing test methods


Your Profile:

  • Vocational qualification in Laboratory Technology
  • 2+ years of job experience as laboratory technician preferable in manufacturing industry
  • Good understanding of basic calculations and analyzing of test results
  • Basic knowledge of testing technologies and measurement systems
  • Ability to write prompt and readable testing reports
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
  • Experience working with wireless technologies or products is highly appreciated but not mandatory


To be successful in this position you are a confident team player, highly self-driven, and equipped with good co-operation skills. Ability to work under pressure and a solution-oriented mindset is required.

If you think that we’re on the same wavelength, then you could be right for us. We are successful in what we do, and constantly strive for continued growth in an emerging market. We offer a wide range of opportunities, quick decision-making processes and creative freedom within a highly motivated international team. If you possess the qualifications required for this position, we invite you to send us your application and CV with your salary expectations by May 24, 2019 to recruitment-tampere@smartrac-group.com

For more information please contact our VP Hardware Development, Juha Virtanen, tel.+ 358 50 4801720. He is available between 12-15pm on 9th May or between 13-15pm on 21st May.