Assembly Technician in Nationwide US at X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: X-R000967

About Us

XOS is a leading manufacturer of application-specific X-ray analyzers, offering elemental analysis solutions that improve public safety and customer efficiency in industries like petroleum, consumer products, and environmental compliance. For petroleum applications, XOS offers portable, lab, and process analyzers with unrivalled precision at the push of a button. XOS also offers High Definition XRF (HDXRF©) analyzers for the detection of toxic elements in consumer products, such as toys and apparel and areas of environmental regulation, like soil and water. XOS’s advanced optics and OEM sub-systems can increase precision, speed, and spatial resolution, while decreasing the size, complexity, and cost of the instrument.  XOS: Better Analysis Counts.



This position will be responsible for the assembly and test of x-ray analyzers within the XOS analyzer product group.  The individual is expected to work closely with engineers, specifically in the assembly, modification and documentation of components and processes.  The application of excellent manufacturing practices and the highest commitment to customer satisfaction are paramount to attaining this goal.


• Assembly and test of x-ray analyzers including general mechanical assembly of sub components to achieve this end.

• Use and maintenance of XOS software, tools and fixtures to perform assembly processes.

• Follow detailed process travelers and document any relevant production test data.

• Ensure inventory accuracy through performance of cycle counts as needed

• Participation in continuous improvement efforts in Assembly Area and throughout the factory.

• Maintain workstation cleanliness and maintain operational effectiveness of assembly work areas.

• Maintains Visual Management to track factory performance metrics – SQDIP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity).

• Daily reporting of performance to SQDIP metrics to broader production team

X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS) is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements



Critical Success Factors:

• Ability to work cross functionally between groups

• Organized with high attention to detail

• Excellent communication skills.

• Utilizes critical thinking to solve problems

• Excellent spatial reasoning skills

• Good mechanical aptitude

Required Skills/Experience:

• Excellent mechanical aptitude with wiring experience. 

• Must be able to work with patience, follow detail procedures and make pass fail judgment at critical points within the alignment processes.

• Ability for recordkeeping with the attention to detail.

• Ability to read mechanical working drawings and bills of materials

• Must be able to work for long periods of time while standing (ergo mats provided).

• The individual must be able to work within a fast-paced, metrics driven environment

• Maintains a positive attitude in challenging situations

Desired Skills/Experience: 

• Minimum 2+ years hands on manufacturing experience in a similar environment, manufacturing capital equipment.


• Degree in Physics, Math, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred OR student pursuing degree.

Travel Requirements

• None

Key Relationships:

Individuals in this position will have ongoing interaction and communications with the following:

• Operations – Daily interaction with Ops team to meet production schedules and to deal with any quality issues.

• Service – As needed communication with Service team regarding customer returns or loaner instrument requirements

• Quality – Weekly interaction with Quality team regarding open quality issues and works with the team to get to root-cause resolution

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.
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