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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 Technician

What you will do

Under limited supervision, works from drawings, procedures, work instructions, diagrams, parts lists, and verbal instructions to perform a wide variety of electro-mechanical assembly operations.  Uses a variety of hand and power tools such as drills, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers and crimpers.


Responsibilities will include


  1. Follow work instructions.
  2. Assemble and test a variety of electro-mechanical components, assemblies or instruments.
  3. Perform complex documented tests.
  4. Align parts and sub-assemblies and perform a variety of documented checks.
  5. Make visual inspections and follow checklists.
  6. Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair problems.  If unable to resolve, bring them to the attention of the Manufacturing Engineers and/or Supervisors.
  7. Document problems and solutions related to assembly directly into the ERP System.
  8. Check equipment for calibration, expired materials, follows all ESD and other general housekeeping procedures.
  9. Follow material handling guidelines and inventory procedures, including labeling and inventory controls
  10. Able to communicate clearly with Manufacturing and R&D engineers regarding complex technical issues
  11. Able to read and interpret complex drawing and assembly instructions for multiple production lines.
  12. May verify final system completeness and operation to release for final inspection and shipping.
  13. Provide technical leadership to others through assignment of work, review of progress and monitoring of results and instruction.
  14. Support NPI Engineer and R&D with developing work instructions for assembly and final test for prototype builds.
  15. Research, investigate and provide solutions for problems that are hindering the production line.



What you bring along

  • 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 intermediate computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.  
  • Certification in basic soldering. 
  • Five + years of experience in a multi-disciplinary manufacturing environment.   




Combination of standing and walking for a minimum of 2.5 hours at a time. 

Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.



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