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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Technician in Nicholasville, Kentucky

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter?

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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you and you’ll have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful. You’ll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too.

  • 4 weeks of vacation per year

  • Opportunity to receive up to a 5% annual bonus based on total wages

  • Up to 5% vested on 401K contributions

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage

We also encourage our associates to have fun and be active in the community through our paid Volunteer Time-Off (VTO) program! So whether it's sports, cooking, dancing or volunteering time, at Beckman Coulter, we look out for your total well-being.

What You Can Expect:

Sets up and operates automatic or semiautomatic machines and related equipment in a continuous production/processing operation. Monitors meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications. Follows engineering drawings, work order information, Manufacturing Assembly Procedures, SOPs, and other written and verbal specifications in the manufacturing process. Troubleshoots and repairs machinery and equipment according to established documentation (e.g., SOPs), blueprints or other drawings. Performs the set-up, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of components, measuring instruments, and machinery. Uses hand tools, power tools, jigs, fixtures, and miscellaneous machines and equipment. Includes Machine Operator, Process Operations, and Production Technician roles.

  • Responsible for fabrication and in-process inspection of precision components using a variety of specialized equipment according to predefined methods.

  • Documents process and inspection results and verifies compliance to existing specifications.

  • May complete re-work on components as required.

  • Manufacture of precision medical instrument components from sapphire, ruby, and fused silica using a laser, lapping machines, and polishing machines.

Must Have:

  • High School education or higher

  • Job Shop or similar precision machining background

  • Troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and calibration experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Mechanical background

  • Physical dexterity – good with hands

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical thought process

  • Patient

  • Components produced are very small and require the ability to use tweezers, vacuum pickup tools, microscopes, and vision systems.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

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.