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Instruments Assembler - Temp to Hire in Grand Rapids, Michigan at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 2/21/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: X-R001058

About Us

X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.


Our Instrument Assembler will assemble and test instruments, optics and corresponding sub-assemblies in accordance with engineering specifications.

This is a Temp to Hire position.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Assemble, calibrate, test, and rework instruments, optics and sub-assemblies using blueprints and specifications.  

2. Maintain a high level of quality during the assembly process.  Perform regular, in-process inspection of own work and materials.

3. Maintain time, scrap, and rework standards on each assembly.

4. Become familiar with all related assembly specifications, blueprints, parts, part numbers and descriptions, becoming proficient at identification and verification.

5. Keep work area neat, clean and well organized.  Return all tools, fixtures, supplies and other equipment to their proper storage areas.

6. Responsible for Inventory accuracy and control within assigned section: follow stock rotation procedures, and maintain safe storage of all materials.

7. Responsible for the proper maintenance of assigned equipment.

8. Work with other departments, including Engineering and Quality Assurance, as needed to improve product quality and production efficiency.

Job functions include but are not limited to those listed.

Job Requirements


1. High school diploma or GED required.  Degree or certificate from certified electronics program is preferred.  

2. Three to six months of assembly experience preferred.

3. Computer experience, basic keyboard functions required, familiarity with Windows and Excel is preferred.
4. Excellent hand-eye coordination (ability to handle small components accurately); excellent dexterity required.

5. Must be able to stand/walk up to 75% of the day. 

6. Ability to read and understand assembly drawings, work instructions, and specifications.  Requires familiarity with, and the ability to use, common hand and power tools.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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