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Technician, Americas Repair Center in Dallas, Texas at SCIEX

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job ID: SCI002732

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex 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.

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Location: DFW area - Coppell, TX  

The Repair Center Technician will be responsible for working at the direction of the Repair Center Supervisor/Manager to repair, certify and/or reclaim instruments, parts, and assemblies via established Repair Center procedures and standard work. The Repair Center Technician helps generate cost-savings to the service organization by reclaiming spare parts and assemblies from non-resale instruments to support a lower-cost service contract and warranty service business model, and by processing Service Certified instruments that will be repaired, cleaned, tuned, and calibrated and made available for resale. The Technician will ensure all individual work performed adheres to published procedures and practices and is of the highest quality to eliminate the need for rework or DOA returns.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Generate cost savings to the Service Organization by processing Service Certified instruments for resale, and non-resale instruments into R parts stock for reuse. Maintains a high-quality focus to all activities. 
  • Help with process improvements by considering ways to improve effectiveness and productivity based on GEMBA activities.
  • Perform troubleshooting, cleaning, and testing of products under the direction of senior staff.
  • Continually develops skills through attendance and participation at in-house training programs, local mentoring from Supervisor and peers, and via self-study.
  • Maintains personal and shared tools and measuring devices to ensure they are fully accounted for, operational, and are meeting facility needs.
  • Assist with the development and testing of processes and standard work for Repair Center activities.
  • Adhere to all environmental, health, and safety protocols ensuring a safe and fully compliant workplace.

Job Requirements


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements: 
  • Vocational/Technical schooling, Associates degree in a Life Sciences or Engineering discipline, and/or equivalent work experience (complex electronic/electromechanical systems as a Technician, Field Service Engineer or related job category)

Additional Requirements: 
  • Solid mechanical, electro-mechanical, and/or electronics troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions and procedures
  • Ability and willingness to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Requires ability to walk, climb, stand, carry materials, stoop, kneel, and bend at waist.
  • Must be able to climb a minimum 8-foot ladder
  • Exposed to moving parts, electricity, and chemicals that require adherence to established safety protocols.
  • Some limited travel, primarily for job training
  • Prior experience with Life Science equipment, Mass Spectrometry, HPLC, or High vacuum systems a big plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbent. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required by incumbent.  Incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

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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