Parts Tester

San Luis Obispo, California, United States Full-time

iFixit is growing and we’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team as a Parts Tester.

Our team members are at the core of a global community dedicated to showing people how to fix the things they own. We believe that we can make the world better by empowering people to repair. iFixit is the world's foremost expert on Apple repair, and we've set the gold-standard for online repair documentation. Through, our team has helped hundreds of millions of people fix their own devices, and we plan to help millions more. In addition to teaching people how to repair, we also ship replacement parts and repair tools to customers all over the world.

A Parts Tester is responsible for assisting with examining, testing, and stocking parts. The majority of the parts we sell are for personal electronic devices, like cellphones and laptops. You will be responsible for checking the quality, functionality, and compatibility of the items you stock and test. We stock hundreds of different parts across dozens of models of devices—so we put a heavy emphasis on functional testing. We rely on our Parts Testers to ensure that community members get only the best parts and have a successful repair experience. Parts Testers also make sure parts are packaged correctly.

As part of this position, you will assist other members of the operations team in maintaining and utilizing proper inventory management practices throughout the warehouse. Experience in tech or repair is a plus, but not required. We’re happy to train the right candidate.The ability to learn quickly, work independently and efficiently, and remember details is required. Integrity, reliability, respect for your fellow team members, and attention to detail are also a must. iFixit offers lots of perks to its employees, as well—like regular, yummy company meals cooked by our in-house chef.


This is a Temporary Position located at our San Luis Obispo headquarters. We are looking to fill a full-time position, effective immediately, working 40 hours per week. Temporary position is for 90 days after hire date; employment may be reassessed and continued after 90 days if necessary.

iFixit Culture

iFixit is a great place to work. We have an incredible working environment, a world-class team that loves solving tough challenges, and a vision to change the world. Our team loves having fun together. We have regular barbecues, enjoy a catered lunch together twice a week, company trips, and our workplace is dog-friendly.


iFixit does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, superheroism, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.  


To apply:

  • Upload a PDF of your resume. Include a short cover letter explaining two things: why you're badass, and why you're the ideal candidate for this job. Both a resumé and a cover letter are required for this position.
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