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Technician - Advanced Manufacturing (Auburn Hills, MI)

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Rigaku Innovative Technologies Inc - Auburn Hills, MI

Full Time


Rigaku Innovative Technologies (RIT), a subsidiary of Rigaku Corporation, a global supplier of innovative analytical instruments for cutting-edge applications in biotechnology, is currently looking for an experienced Advanced Manufacturing Technician. The Manufacturing Technician will work on production schedule, shop orders, engineering notes, drawings, sketches, and verbal instructions to complete optic assemblies, standard and custom optical hardware, and micro source modules.


  • Perform all activities related to producing optic assemblies, standard and custom optical hardware, assemble electrical and electro-mechanical components on the bench and under a microscope according to production schedules and shop orders.
  • Initiate & maintain necessary records (s/n’s, test results, etc.).
  • Perform incoming inspection of all hardware prior to placing to inventory.
  • Maintain current inventory transaction activity for all Advanced Manufacturing builds.
  • Maintain inventory of finished assemblies and raw materials sufficient to support the production schedule.
  • Assist in the development and editing of product manuals/documentation.
  • Help identify and solve manufacturing problems in optic and system assembly areas.
  • Troubleshoot and repair returned components.
  • Provide occasional support to Instrumentation and R&D.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness in the Lab areas.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor and Department Manager.


Key Traits:

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

Desirable Experience/Knowledge:

  • Direct experience in manufacturing/assembly technology.
  • Basic understanding of optics.
  • Ability to understand engineering documentation and work closely with engineering and other manufacturing areas.
  • Good mechanical abilities with attention to details.


  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Preferred – associate degree in Electronics, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Optics or equivalent experience.

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.