Production Assembly Technician I in Statewide Oregon at WET Labs

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: WET000088

About Us

A wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Sea-Bird Scientific ( is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Sea-Bird is the world’s largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. We offer products with unparalleled precision and accuracy to support best-in-class oceanography and climate science. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Sea-Bird gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging stretch opportunities.


Use a variety of hand and power tools, fixtures, jigs, test equipment and work instructions to perform a series of operations to correctly assemble and/or test instruments or subassemblies.

This position relies primarily on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the job functions.

Essential Functions (specific duties may vary by location):

  • Perform pre-assembly quality check on all components

  • Follow detailed assembly instructions in a variety of formats (i.e, drawings, schematics, bills of material, internal procedures or some combination thereof), and report work completed on a daily basis

  • Perform quality checks on completed assemblies, as needed

  • Understand and meet quality and delivery requirements

  • Recognize and report problems with quality, processes, equipment or materials to Production Lead, Supervisor or Operations Manager

  • Provide hands-on job function training to coworkers as needed

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing best practices

  • Participate in Kaizen Events

  • Work with a high level of supervision

  • Work off-shift, as needed, to support department, meet deadlines or to maximize up-time on machinery/processes

    Other Non-Essential Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: checking parts availability, cross-training, collecting data and information either from individuals or from a group, participating in daily organizational meetings, and/or participating in walk-arounds.

WET Labs 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


Education, Background and Qualification Requirements:

  •  High school diploma or equivalent

  • 1-3 years of related work experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to learn new computer software programs

  • Strong electro-mechanical skills (soldering, proper wire stripping and crimping techniques)

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Basic knowledge of necessary instruments and tools

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics, bills of materials, and/or internal procedures in English

  • Ability to effectively present information to Leads, Supervisors and Managers in English

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or issues

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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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