Manufacturing Technician (Auburn Hills, MI)

DIVISION: Rigaku Innovative Technologies, Inc.
DEPARTMENT: Advanced Manufacturing
POSITION: Manufacturing Technician
Reports To: Operations Manager and other Managers or Supervisors as assigned

Job Description:
Works from job orders, engineering drawings and notes, sketches, and verbal instructions Assembles mechanical and electrical components on the bench and under a microscope. Troubleshoots and repairs components after return from the field.

Duties include the following Responsibilities:

  • Assemble electrical and electro-mechanical components on the bench and under a microscope
  • Assemble mechanical components based on a variety of information resources
  • Troubleshoot and repair returned components
  • Maintains documentation of key processes to complete assembly records.
  • Help identify and solve manufacturing issues in the assembly areas.
  • Assist in the development and editing of product manuals/documentation.
  • Final assembly testing.
  • Integration of discreet electronic modules.
  • Assist in confirmation of packing lists, packing and crating.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness in the lab areas.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor


  • Associates degree in electronics, electro-mechanical engineering, electro-optics or equivalent experience.

Key Knowledge/Experience:

  • Good mechanical and electrical abilities with attention to details.
  • Able to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and electro-mechanical components
  • Able to do fine assembly under a microscope
  • Ability to understand engineering documentation and work closely with engineering and other manufacturing areas.

Key Traits:

  • Good organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Conscientious team player.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner within a defined scope.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work productively with MS Office.

Desirable Knowledge/Experience:

  • Direct experience in electro-mechanical assembly technology.
  • Previous experience with Unigraphics and/or BOM documentation.
  • Knowledge of PC software administration (deep into Windows); ability to troubleshoot PC communications.
  • Familiarity with machine shop capabilities
  • Familiarity with electrical systems/electronics

Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.

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