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Automation Assembler
Company: Cepheid
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 04/16/2021
Expire Date: 05/16/2021
Job Categories: Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Automation Assembler


The Automation Assembler is responsible for the assembly and integration of various mechanical, electrical and pneumatic operated sub-assemblies onto various automation equipment. This position includes trouble shooting and repair of these assemblies on equipment that has already been released to production.


  • Responsible for the assembly of highly complex automation equipment with purchased and fabricated components referencing assembly drawings, electrical & pneumatic schematics and product BOMs (paper and digital versions)
  • Ability to fine align sensors, sub-assemblies and precision machined components to tight specifications
  • Modification of various aluminum, steel, fiberglass and plastic components/enclosures utilizing drills, various saws and cut-off wheels. (Includes deburr and touch-up)
  • Drilling and taping of holes
  • Ability to safely and properly use power and hand tooling
  • Wire and cable stripping, crimping and connector installation
  • Work with Engineering for red Lining of BOMs, mechanical drawings and electrical schematics as necessary
  • Working with Engineering to team to improve manufacturability of designs
  • Expediting material shortages to ensure project timelines are met
  • Comply with company safety procedures


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


Education and Experience (in years):

  • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 2-4 years of related work experience OR
  • AA or Technical Trade Degree with 1-2 years of work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Proficient use of Word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to read electrical schematics
  • Ability to decipher mechanical/engineering drawings

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours.
  • Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.
  • Be able to stand for 8 hours
  • Must be available for Overtime (nights and weekends)


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years Intermediate electrical and mechanical skills

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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