Equipment Maintenance Technician in Carlsbad, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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Job ID: AME000156

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
Want to know more about our mission and vision? Click on the link: Link of YouTube video
Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.


The Equipment Maintenance Technician will maintain, troubleshoot, and repair manufacturing equipment, including computerized systems and robotic devices that are designed to reduce human interaction, such as assembly devices and material handlers used in repetitive manufacturing processes. Knowledge and applied skills with programmable logic controllers (Allen Bradley or Mitsubishi preferred), electrical circuits, human machine interfaces, pneumatics & hydraulics required. The technician will log maintenance activities in a computerized system.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (As required by the Americans With Disabilities Act)

General physical requirements:    

  • Physical requirements-requires lifting 25 pounds
  • Visual acuity requirements: Administrative
  • Motion and sensory requirements: Walking, talking, hearing, medium manual dexterity
  • Physical working conditions: Working environment is inside manufacturing area


  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair manufacturing equipment, including automated systems.  Repairs may include wiring, component replacement, PLC programming, machining, or vision/location sensor installation/alignment.
  • Properly document all maintenance activities in the proper systems in a timely manner.
  • Provide support to Manufacturing Engineers with setup, installation and validation of new automation systems.
  • Effectively collaborate with R&D, Manufacturing, and Quality personnel to ensure written procedures and specifications are updated during implementation of new/revised processes and equipment.
  • Recommend and/or implement updates to Maintenance Procedures.
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers with the development of proposals for equipment purchase.
  • Ensure that proper safety attitudes, procedures, and housekeeping are maintained on all work programs.  Conduct work in a manner that protects the environment and safety of the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.   

Radiometer 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


  • AA in Electrical Engineering (or 4 years equivalent experience) 
  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Good problem solving and observational skills
  • Effective use of hand and machine tools 
  • Effective troubleshooting skills
  • Basic Computer Skills, including MicroSoft (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with Electronics in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Medical Manufacturing
  • Experience in Medical Devices 

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.