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Danaher Corporation Production Assembly Technician I in Bellevue, Washington

Job Description: Production Assembly Technician I

Department: Production

Schedule: Full-time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

EEO-1 Class: Operative

Purpose of Position:

Use a variety of hand and power tools, fixtures, jigs, test equipment and work instructions to perform a series of

operations to correctly assemble and/or test instruments or subassemblies.

This position relies primarily on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the job functions.

Essential Functions (specific duties may vary by location):

 Perform pre-assembly quality check on all components

 Follow detailed assembly instructions in a variety of formats (i.e, drawings, schematics, bills of material,

internal procedures or some combination thereof), and report work completed on a daily basis

 Perform quality checks on completed assemblies, as needed

 Understand and meet quality and delivery requirements

 Recognize and report problems with quality, processes, equipment or materials to Production Lead,

Supervisor or Operations Manager

 Provide hands-on job function training to coworkers as needed

 Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing best practices

 Participate in Kaizen Events

 Work with a high level of supervision

 Work off-shift, as needed, to support department, meet deadlines or to maximize up-time on


Other Non-Essential Functions:

 Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: checking parts availability, cross-training, collecting

data and information either from individuals or from a group, participating in daily organizational meetings,

and/or participating in walk-arounds.

Education, Background and Qualification Requirements:

 High school diploma or equivalent

 1-3 years of related work experience

 Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

 Ability to learn new computer software programs

 Strong electro-mechanical skills (soldering, proper wire stripping and crimping techniques)

 Excellent attention to detail

 Basic knowledge of necessary instruments and tools

Language Skills:

 Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics, bills of materials, and/or internal procedures in English

 Ability to effectively present information to Leads, Supervisors and Managers in English

 Ability to respond to common inquiries or issues

Job Description: Production Assembly Technician I

Revised: October 20, 2015

Reasoning Ability:

 Ability to collect data, and establish facts

 Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in various forms

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must have sufficient visual acuity and manual dexterity to assess, manipulate, and assemble

work, which may include small components with a fine level of detail.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, climb, balance, stoop,

bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit,

squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and computer


The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 150 pounds with assistance and up to 65

pounds without assistance, and/or frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral

vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: Manufacturing

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters

while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable

individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical

currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space


The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include:

eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, or face shields. Contact

lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties,

responsibilities and requirements of the job described. Rather, they are intended to describe the general

nature of the job. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position

if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not

constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by

the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and

background check and possible credit history review.

Job Description: Production Assembly Technician I

Revised: October 20, 2015

Sea-Bird Electronics and WET Labs are Equal Opportunity Employers.

The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as

collective bargaining, or compensation.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .