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Danaher Corporation Senior Engineering Technician in San Jose, California

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Do you want to work in Engineering? Do you enjoy being responsible for m echanical and electrical components, computers, software, and other complex equipment? Then read on!

We are currently seeking a Senior Engineering Technician who will be responsible for assembling, testing, and debugging breadboard and prototype systems.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating and maintaining test systems.

  • Managing the fabrication and assembly of custom PCAs; BOMs and ECOs for all PCAs and cables; and component inventory.

  • Documenting work using PC and Microsoft Tools, as well as specifications for purchased electronic and electrical components.

  • Training Manufacturing personnel for system assembly and test.

  • Soldering, wiring, building cable assemblies, and assembling subsystems into a prototype system.

  • Applying research and principles of engineering to the planning, design, development, documentation, and testing/debugging of a variety of instruments, equipment, systems and/or software.

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • Associates degree with 6+ years of experience. 10+ years of prior experience in a related field is preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes and requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience with electronics assembly techniques, including Solder Printed Circuit Boards (PCB's) with surface mount and thru-hole components, design cable assemblies from circuit board schematics, and cable assemblies.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Being methodical, detail-oriented, independent, resourceful, and flexible.

  • Using basic electronic test equipment such as voltmeters, digital multimeters, and scopes.

  • Semiconductors, life sciences, and/or manufacturing equipment.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.