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Danaher Corporation Automation Equipment Assembler in Newark, California


The Automation Equipment Assembler is responsible for the build-up and integration of various mechanical, electrical and pneumatic operated sub-assemblies onto various automation equipment. This position includes trouble shooting and repair of these assemblies on equipment that has already been released to production.


  • Responsible for the assembly of highly complex automation equipment with purchased and fabricated components referencing assembly drawings, electrical & pneumatic schematics and product BOM’s (paper and digital versions)

  • Ability to fine align sensors, sub-assemblies and precision machined components to tight specifications

  • Modification of various aluminum, steel, fiberglass and plastic components/enclosures utilizing drills, various saws and cut-off wheels. (Includes deburr and touch-up)

  • Drilling and taping of holes

  • Ability to safely and properly use power and hand tooling

  • Wire and cable stripping, crimping and connector installation

  • Work with Engineering for red Lining of BOM’s, mechanical drawings and electrical schematics as necessary

  • Working with Engineering to team to improve manufacturability of designs

  • Expediting material shortages to ensure project timelines are met

  • Comply with company safety procedures


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


Education and Experience (in years):

  • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 2-4 years of related work experience OR

  • AA or Technical Trade Degree with 1-2 years of work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Proficient use of Word, excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to read electrical schematics

  • Ability to decipher mechanical/engineering drawings

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours.

  • Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

  • Be able to stand for 8 hours

  • Must be available for Overtime (nights and weekends)


  • 3 years Intermediate electrical and mechanical skills

  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS

  • Background in building to print (based on BOM’s, schematics and assembly drawings)

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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.