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Danaher Corporation Sea-Bird Scientific - Test Technician I in Bellevue, Washington

A wholly owned subsidiary of the Water Platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Sea-Bird Scientific is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Sea-Bird Scientific is the world’s largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. We offer products to support best-in-class oceanography and climate science. Sea-Bird has an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Sea-Bird Scientific gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging stretch opportunities. Within Danaher, Sea-Bird Scientific is part of the Water platform group of businesses. Through strong customer partnerships, our platform advances the quality and delivery of water. Want to help us in this mission?

Check out our website to see the types of products you’ll be working on! www.seabird.com The final test team is the last stop for our products before they get to the customer!

About the position:

As an onsite associate, you will work with your manager to agree on a regular start time between 5am and 8am, committing to arrive daily within a 15-minute window of that time. The testing team has production and delivery goals that are driven on a monthly basis. Occasionally, extended hours and/or Saturday work is available to earn overtime, usually around the last week of the month.

  • Perform quality pre-checks on components and parts required to complete a job; perform quality checks on completed assemblies

  • Follow detailed instructions in several formats (i.e, drawings, schematics, bills of material, internal procedures or some combination thereof), and report work completed daily

  • Interpret and evaluate test results with oversight (including temperature, salinity, conductivity, pressure and oceanographic data)

  • Recognize and report/communicate problems with quality, processes, equipment or materials to Manufacturing Lead, Supervisor or Operations Manager, and assist with basic troubleshooting

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing standard methodologies

  • Participate in Kaizen Events


  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent work experience required

  • 1-3 years of related demonstrated electrical and/or mechanical experience required

  • Basic knowledge of instruments and tools such as hand and power tools, test jigs, voltmeters, and ohmmeters required; excellent electro-mechanical skills ideal

  • Ability to read, interpret, and use engineering drawings and schematics preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail, and ability to perform precise procedures consistently

  • This is hands-on work and may require you to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds on occasion

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) .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.