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Assembler 4 (Specimen Holders)
  • Job ID: 18901
  • Functional Area: Operations
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
  • Hours of Work: 40
  • Shift:
  • Location: US - Pennsylvania - Warrendale (GTN)
  • Division: MMA - Materials Analysis Division
  • Education Required: High School Diploma
  • Relocation Provided:
  • Travel Percentage: 0.00


Position Description:
Gatan, an AMETEK business, that was acquired in 2019 for $925M, is a high technology company and a recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art electron microscopy equipment.

There is always more to see. And when you’re working with electron microscopy, the closer you can get to your sample, the more of its secrets it will reveal. That’s why at Gatan we have spent the last 50 years working with our customers to push the boundaries of what can be done with electron microscopy. Together, we have invented new approaches to problems that deliver fresh understanding.

With state of the art cameras, imaging energy filters, specimen preparation equipment and other EM products and solutions, we take the most powerful microscopy on earth and make it work even harder for you.


We are currently seeking a Level 4 Assembler for our Warrendale, PA facility.  The successful candidate will perform assembly of mechanical, electro-mechanical and electronic devices in a production environment to yield sub-assemblies or completed product.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Performs assembly of mechanical, electro-mechanical and electronic devices in a production environment to yield sub-assemblies or completed product.
•Under general direction, works from interrelated manufacturing documents and verbal instructions to perform required tasks.
•Assembles close tolerance parts that may have unusual shapes and may require specialized joining techniques such as gluing, potting, pressing, soldering and spot welding.
•Performs adjustments and calibrations requiring the use of hand tools, small power tools, precision measuring devices and other specialized equipment including, but not limited to, arbor presses, vacuum test equipment, optical microscopes, electronic testing fixtures and digital multi-meters.  
•Completes required paperwork according to established procedures.
•Demonstrates a solid understanding of Gatan’s manufacturing operations and related processes.
•Assists with the training of less experienced personnel.

Position Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
•Strong mechanical aptitude.
•Ability to work with limited supervision.
•Strong attention to detail required.
•Two years of assembly/electronics experience or schooling in a STEM discipline is preferred; however, entry-level candidates will also be considered.
•Must be able to work under general direction, with the ability to evaluate issues and make independent decisions.
•Ability to communicate information clearly and directly to co-workers and supervisory personnel both verbally and in writing.
•Ability to adapt to change (positive and negative).
•Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with stressful situations.
•Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, work in a team environment, and deal with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles.
•Willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read work instructions and procedures in English.
Ability to follow written instructions in English.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.