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Danaher Corporation Automation Technician in Sunnyvale, California


Experienced Automation Assembly Technician to build, test, and, troubleshoot custom automation equipment.


  • Responsible for assembling fabricated and purchased parts using assembly drawings and BOM’s provided by the engineering team.

  • High complexity mechanical assembly that requires fitting, alignment/adjustment to tight tolerances.

  • Documentation of mechanical alterations and additions during build and debug.

  • Working closely with mechanical and control engineers to ensure proper machine functionality.

  • Perform various mechanical assembly functions using hand or power tools.

  • Build machines and sub-assemblies according to design requirements and specifications.

  • Comply with company safety procedures

  • Provide timely and detailed status updates

  • Quality- Ensure standards are maintained in a highly regulated, process driven environment.

  • Must be available to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed to meet deadlines.


  • 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:

  • Intermediate electrical and mechanical experience required.

  • A minimum of 4 years or direct related experience with custom automation equipment.

  • Basic use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel required.

  • Good Electro-Mechanical and organization skills.

  • Ability to read and interpret assembly drawings/electrical schematics.

  • Competence with a wide variety hand a power tools, and measuring instruments

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs

  • Must be able to stand up for up to 8 hours a day

  • Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.


  • SolidWorks Knowledge a plus

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.