Bruker Corporation

  • Production Technician 1

    Job Locations US-WA-Kennewick
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 3:03 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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.


    Position Summary:


    The Production Technician 1 performs assembly and testing of analytical instruments and sub-assemblies in accordance with documented procedures, work instructions, and specifications.


    • Performs routine tasks in preparation for assembly; such as cutting wire to specific size, stripping, tinning or bending wire parts, wiring and fastening termination connections.
    • Assembles and/or installs various electrical or electronic components where operation and sequence are specified by blueprints, wire lists, diagrams or previously established shop practices.
    • Use of small hand tools such soldering irons, wire strippers, tweezers, crimpers, wrenches, screwdrivers and pliers.
    • Soldering surface mount and through-hole components.
    • Assembly of printed circuit boards into electro-mechanical sub assemblies.
    • Mechanical assembly of plastics housings and cables.
    • Work in accordance with internal and regulatory safety requirements.
    • Rework and/or incorporate engineering changes in all instrument accessories.


    • Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills (data input and information look up).
    • Familiar with Microsoft Office tools; Word, Excel, Access.
    • Able to read and follow written assembly instructions.
    • Familiar with common electronic test equipment such as digital multi-meter, oscilloscope, and power supplies.
    • Proven ability in thru-hole and surface mount soldering.
    • Working knowledge in use of standard glues and adhesives.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbally and written).
    • Self motivated while flexible and able to work well with others and as a team.
    • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced, high-tech environment.
    • Proven attention to detail and concern for a high standard of quality.
    • Ability to lift, push and/or pull, up to 10 lbs.



    Post high school and/or professional diploma in electronics or electro mechanics.  6-12 months related experience.


    Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).


    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. 



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