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Electronics Technician-Temporary Position

Electronics Technician-Temporary Position

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As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


Bruker Detection Corp. has an temporary opening for a Senior Electronics Technician in our Billerica, MA headquarters.  This  requires a hands-on individual with expertise in all aspects of electronic manufacturing for analytical instruments who possesses interdisciplinary technical skills with the ability to apply them.  The position requires working closely with R&D personnel during and after the development process.



  • Test and debug electronic assemblies from system level down to component level using electronic test equipment
  • Build, repair or rework surface mount and through hole electronic printed circuit boards
  • Build cable and harness assemblies
  • Search out and order electronic components from distributors
  • Successfully complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision assigned by engineers
  • Prepare test data reports


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


An associate's degree in electrical or electronic engineering technology or equivalent plus 5 years of related experience.


The candidate should have an in-depth understanding of all the necessary steps to assemble, troubleshoot and repair complex electronic systems in support of R&D and low volume manufacturing.  Experience is required with analog and digital circuitry, microprocessors, PCB fabrication and assembly, wiring and cabling, testing and writing test reports.


Working knowledge of electronic CAD packages PADS, Altium Designer, or similar electronic CAD packages


Individual should have experience with GMP, ISO, QA, and a proven track record


Experience with electronic production and engineering for analytical instrumentation


Familiarity with digital electronics from megahertz to megabytes


Familiarity with analog electronics from femtoamps to kilovolts.



Ability to communicate with engineers and scientists of other disciplines such as software engineers, MEs, physicists, and chemists, both within the project and with collaborators outside the project group is required


Problem-solving:  Able to troubleshoot electronic and electrical circuits from system level down to PCB component level using electronic test equipment (ie. oscilloscopes, multimeters, etc.).


Self-motivation:  Able to follow directions and achieve goals with minimal supervision

Multitasking:  Able to work on multiple development projects with shifting priorities.


Deductive reasoning:  Able to troubleshoot complicated electronic and electrical systems, isolate and resolve issues.


Logic:  Able to read electrical schematics and understand circuit operation.


Manual dexterity:  Able to solder, and rework printed circuit assemblies with fine pitch SMT components.  Able to rework PCB assemblies including etch cutting and installing jumpers with fine wire.  Able to assemble both solder and crimp type cables, use hand tools and handle small components.


Observation:  Able to inspect assemblies for proper fit, form, and function.  Able to communicate discrepancies with engineers and scientists, document them in troubleshooting reports.



Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.