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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our Operations Team in San Jose, California

Manufacturing Lead, Core

Reference # 021-122


What you will do

Acts as primary liaison between Managers/Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineers and the Operators.  Responsible for ensuring operators in the cell are following good manufacturing practices, are producing quality product and are meeting or exceeding daily production goals.  Leads the team to meet continuous improvement goals in quality, cycle time, and new product introduction.



Responsibilities will include

  1. Coordinate and monitor the activities of team members to meet daily goals.
  2. Review work for quality.
  3. Working from drawings, work instructions, diagrams, parts lists, procedures and other documentation, perform a wide variety of electromechanical assembly operations.
  4. Provide technical leadership and guidance to the team.
  5. Lead change in a positive and inspiring fashion.
  6. Document problems and solutions related to assembly.  Ensure problems and solutions are documented  in the DHR.
  7. Investigate, diagnose and provide solutions for problems that interfere with the efficiency of the production line.  Escalate to Manufacturing Engineers and or the Production Supervisor if necessary.
  8. Sustain Lean Enterprise techniques (i.e. 5s, continuous improvement).
  9. Train, instruct, orient, and monitor employees in proper practices, procedures and operations.
  10. Ensure compliance with safety rules and  precautions, and identify work hazards.
  11. Coordinate overtime in his/her group with the Production Supervisor or Director of Operations.
  12. Perform documented tests and calibrations.
  13. Make visual inspections and follow checklists.
  1. Provide support with developing work instructions for assembly and final test for prototype builds.
  2. Assist supervisor in reviewing employee performance and recommending minor personnel actions.
  3. Assist in maintaining KPI reports that monitor various areas of operations



What you bring along


  • Two+ years of related assembly or manufacturing environment experience preferred.
  • Qualified under the Lead Certification Program. 
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English - reading, writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to perform shop arithmetic and measurements.
  • Proficient in the use of small manual and power tools.
  • Must possess basic computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications



What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • Strong company culture with rich history



Look no further and apply now!

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We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).




Tecan is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Systems, Inc.
City:  San Jose, CA
Country:  US

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto