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  • Manufacturing Technician

    Req. #
    Company Name
    Production and Manufacturing
    US-MN-Eden Prairie
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At TA Instruments the Manufacturing Technician is responsible for testing, troubleshooting, assembling and repairing Analytical Instruments and other mechanical/electrical work as needed.

    Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to

    • Assemble, test, troubleshoot and repair Analytical Instruments including accessories and service parts to establish specifications and test procedures
    • Analyzes instrument test data and evaluates performance of the instruments according to established specifications and test procedures.  Keeps appropriate data for later analysis.
    • Mechanical/electrical work/rework as needed
    • Prepares instruments for final shipment, including configuration and pack-up
    • Other miscellaneous duties assigned by management
    • Uses knowledge of various metalworking techniques such as brazing to assemble instruments and sub-assemblies into leak free assemblies.
    • Uses electrical ladder diagrams to interpret and diagnose system problems.
    • Use computerized testing equipment to verify the performance of the assembled units.

    The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following

    • Knowledge acquired through completion of a two (2) year degree at an accredited post-secondary school in electronics, mechanical, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or other closely related technical field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 3-5 years experience as a technician in Manufacturing setting


     Other experience includes:

    • Experience directly related to working with digital and analog circuits
    • Knowledge of PC-based instrument control and data analysis
    • Ability to think critically and resolve issues and non-routine problems. 
    • Must be able to work independently

    Company Description

    As the world’s leading supplier of thermal analysis and rheology systems, TA Instruments is a fast growing and highly profitable division of an S&P 500 company, priding itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our high technology products sold to Global Fortune 500 companies and leading academic institutions and government laboratories around the world, visit our website at www.tainstruments.com


    Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.


    TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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