Manufacturing Tech/Assembler in Pleasanton, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This Manufacturing Technician is responsible for using standard production practices to perform tasks essential to the production of life science instruments.  This individual will provide tactical floor support to our in-house manufacturing lines by assembling electro-mechanical subassemblies and conduct manufacturing tests.  He or she will receive general instructions on routine work activities and detailed instructions on new assignments. 

Duties include:

  • Build and test subassemblies and/or instrument systems by following procedures and verbal instructions.
  • Identify, resolve, record and report failures/defects during manufacturing,
  • Assist engineers in developing and implementing BOMs and assembly/test procedures.
  • Disposition defective products. Perform rework and quality testing.
  • Create and maintain neat, legible, complete notebook records and data sheets for manufacturing tests.
  • Develop and maintain organized, efficient and safe lab and production areas.


  • Must have strong attention to detail and able to work well under pressure in order to meet production deadlines.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to work independently and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner with minimal routine supervision.
  • Must have good manual dexterity and be able to assemble small components.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to read, understand and follow assembly drawings, diagrams, and procedures.
  • Must be well organized, dependable and self motivated.
  • Experience in ISO9001 manufacturing environment prefferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be committed to working in a 6S environment.
  • Must be able to follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices.


  • HS Diploma required
  • AA degree in technical field desired.

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