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Danaher Corporation Instruments Assembler in Grand Rapids, Michigan

X -Rite Pantone recognized nationally as a “Best & Brightest Company to Work For”, is seeking an Instrument Assembler to join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm.

As an Instrument Assembler you will:

  • Assemble, calibrate, test, and rework instruments, optics and sub-assemblies using blueprints and a MOS or SPP.

  • Maintain a high level of quality during the assembly process. Perform regular, in-process inspection of own work and materials.

  • Maintain Productivity, scrap, and rework standards on each assembly.

  • Become familiar with the Standard Work Documents related to assembly specifications, blueprints, parts, part numbers and descriptions, becoming proficient at identification and verification.

  • Keep a high level of 5S in the work area, clean and well organized. Return all tools, fixtures, supplies and other equipment to their proper storage areas.

  • Responsible for Inventory accuracy and control within assigned section: follow Kanban and FIFO, and maintain safe storage of all materials.

  • Responsible for the proper maintenance of assigned equipment and tools.

  • Work cross functionally with other departments, including Engineering, Quality and other Support Staff as needed to improve product quality and production efficiency.

​ Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Degree or certificate from certified electronics program is preferred.

  • One year of assembly experience preferred in an Electronic based environment.

  • Computer experience and basic keyboard functions required. Has the ability to learn and use in-house tools and programs.

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination (ability to handle small components accurately); excellent dexterity required.

  • Must be able to stand/walk up to 90% of the day.

  • Ability to read and understand assembly drawings, work instructions, and specifications. Requires familiarity with, and the ability to use, common hand and power tools.

  • May be required to lift heavy (over 30 lbs.) objects. Work with chemicals using proper safety protocols.

  • Must be able to communicate issues in an effective and quick manner at the cell SQDIP.

    Here's what X-Rite Pantone will offer you:

  • Benefits galore. Comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, paid parental leave, 401(k) options, casual dress code, on-site yoga classes and more!

  • Work/Life balance. A rich Vacation/PTO package and 14 PAID holidays!

  • A great culture . One where the best team wins. You’ll love working with our team in a fast-paced, collaborative and continuous improvement environment.

  • Opportunities for growth . At X-Rite, we value employee growth. As an associate of X-Rite/Pantone there are many opportunities to grow professionally and personally through training, mentoring/coaching and additional job responsibilities. As part of Danaher, you can grow your career across five high-impact industries, six continents and more than 20 global operating companies – we are committed to hiring from within, wherever possible, and supporting your mobility.

  • The chance to give back to our community .

  • Work for an organization that is dedicated to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture. Join us on our D&I journey

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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.