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Danaher Corporation Calibration Technician II with Sea-Bird Scientific in Philomath, Oregon

A wholly owned subsidiary of the Water Platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Sea-Bird Scientific (www.seabird.com) 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. We offer 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.

Our production team is seeking a Calibration Technician II to perform routine and complex tasks related to the calibration of our scientific instrumentation. This role will use a variety of hand and power tools, fixtures, jigs, test equipment and work instructions to correlate the readings of a specific instrument to those of a known standard to check for accuracy and/or drift. These instruments are used in oceanographic research that impacts climate change and public policy! Do you want to join us in our mission?

Essential Functions:

  • Use proprietary software to view daily work assignments, begin and end calibrations, track instrument data, and track equipment performance

  • Operate hardware such as manual deadweight pressure testers, hydraulic pressure testers, ovens, chillers, calibration bath hardware, pressure vessels, etc.

  • Interpret calibration results and evaluate sensor performance without oversight

  • Understand and meet quality and delivery requirements

  • Recognize and drive root cause analysis on sensor or system failures

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Participate in Kaizen events

Education, Background and Qualification Requirements:

  • 2 year technical degree or equivalent experience

  • 1-3 years of work experience in instrument calibration

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

  • Excellent electro-mechanical skills, including troubleshooting

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Knowledge of necessary instruments and tools

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) .

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