Entry-Level Test and Repair Technician

The Test and Repair Technician role is primarily responsible for repairing customer devices and ensuring that our trial and demo units function properly before shipment. Receiving incoming shipments, inventory control, processing testing information, and updating our databases are a key part of keeping the Engineering Service Group running efficiently. Work for a test and repair technician is performed at our main distribution warehouse in Itasca Illinois.
Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Perform repairs on products using written procedures.

  • Test precision electronic products for proper functionality and accuracy.

  • Clean and re-package products and ready for shipment to customers.

  • Enter accurate information for receiving, inventory, and stock transfers into our database.

  • Perform ordering and shipping duties. 

  • Proactively identify areas to improve efficiency. 


  • Communication – must have both excellent verbal and written skills to communicate ideas and technical information.

  • Attention to detail – all processes from inventory to repair requests need a high level of attention and detail.

  • Time management skills – must have the ability to prioritize and organize work efficiently.

  • Experienced using hand tools.

  • Computer skills – the daily use of computers in previous job experience is needed for this position including Microsoft office programs and custom software applications.


  • 2 Year Technical Degree preferred. 

  • Relevant experience preferred.

  • Ability to lift 30 – 70 lbs. boxes.

Why work for KEYENCE? 

  • Competitive compensation & benefits

  • PAID training & development program

  • Recognized by Forbes World’s Top 100 as “Most Innovative” company 8 years in a row

  • Promote from Within Culture

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & other voluntary benefits


At KEYENCE, we never settle.  We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time. We are a global leader in industrial automation with the ability to add value to customers in all aspects of manufacturing, research, and design.  Our strict promote from within policy puts pressure on our organization to continue developing new managers so we can expand our business and provide lucrative careers for our employees.  We hire talented individuals who push themselves and our organization to get to the next level.
KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not sponsor applicants for work visa. 

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