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Danaher Corporation Automation Technician in Sunnyvale, California


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

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:• 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.

TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: • 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: • 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.


• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience.• Intermediate electrical and mechanical experience.

• 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.

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