Lab Technician

Espoo, Finland
Added: March 26, 2024
Position: Lab Technician

Locations: Espoo, Finland

Hiring Model: Office

Who are we?

ICEYE is an International New Space company headquartered in Finland with colleagues from over 57 countries. Our team is a tight-knit group of experts across many disciplines (e.g., engineering, software development, radar technology, etc.). We're innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Teamwork, curiosity, and having fun are core values to Making the impossible possible in New Space. Join our team today!

What do we do?

ICEYE is building and operating its commercial constellation of small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites with SAR data available to customers. Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time - even when it's cloudy or dark - providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

What are we looking for?

As a Lab Technician, you will play a crucial role in supporting our manufacturing operations in our Espoo office. You will be responsible for providing essential lab support, conducting tests, and maintaining documentation. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic lab environment within a manufacturing setting and be passionate about our mission.


What you will do:

  • Provide daily laboratory support
  • Execute start-up and shutdown procedures for lab equipment
  • Track and perform preventive maintenance and calibration of equipment and instruments
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and collaborate with teams to identify root causes of downtime
  • Ensure proper maintenance and calibration of lab equipment
  • Conduct inspections of processing equipment and tools
  • Manage inventory of consumables
  • Read, interpret, and follow technical documents
  • Uphold 5S standards by maintaining a clean and organized work area
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to ensure an efficient work environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certification
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in a lab environment

Preferred to have:

  • Experience working in aerospace, automotive, or similar manufacturing industries
  • Experience in a lab environment
  • Familiarity with Clean room environment
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to work closely with engineering, other technicians, and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to identify and maintain priorities for tasks and projects while staying organized
  • Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working independently in a high-paced, challenging work environment with minimal oversight
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Willingness to travel for business trips


  • A job that matters in a dynamic New Space environment with a scale-up approach
  • An independent role with a supportive and diverse work environment
  • Occupational healthcare, occupational and private insurance
  • A yearly benefit budget to spend as you wish (i.e. on sport, transport, bike benefit, wellness, lunch, etc.)
  • Phone subscription with iPhone of choice
  • Relocation support (i.e. flight tickets, accommodation, relocation agency support)
  • Time for self-development, research, training, conferences, or certification schemes
  • Inspiring and collaborating offices and silent workspaces enable you to focus
  • A wide variety of the best coffee, tea, snacks, and sweets to accompany your daily space mission

Diversity and inclusion are core values at ICEYE. We are passionate about building and sustaining inclusive and equitable working and learning environments for all colleagues. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions.

Apply now to start your ICEYE journey and help us continue to make the impossible possible together!