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Technician II, Production Maintenance - 2nd shift
Company: Hach
Location: Ames, IA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/30/2022
Expire Date: 07/30/2022
Job Categories: Customer Service and Call Center, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Manufacturing and Production, Quality Control, Research & Development, Environmental
Job Description
Technician II, Production Maintenance - 2nd shift

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions, and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures, and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensure water quality for people around the world.

OUR VISION: We make water analysis better faster, simpler, greener and more informative via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.


The primary role of this position is to provide technical support for manufacturing production equipment. The Technician identifies problems and implements corrective actions leading to continuous improvements. This role is responsible for installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of production equipment, to include preventive and predictive maintenance techniques.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-11:30 PM. Overtime may be required.



  • Perform maintenance, installation, machining, and improvement tasks required.

  • Provide training and documentation as needed for end users.

  • Perform or coordinate review and calibration of equipment.

  • Perform troubleshooting of problems.

  • Provide or request purchased tools and equipment as authorized.

  • Coordinate the implementation of tools, jigs, and fixtures as needed.

  • Some positions conduct machining of parts to support machine maintenance or Kaizen activities.

  • Coordinate and implement corrective actions as needed.

  • Coordinate and complete preventive maintenance activities.

  • Participate on Kaizen Events.

  • Required to work off-shift or Saturday, as needed, to support production or to maximize up-time on machinery/processes.

Other Non-Essential Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • HS Diploma or Equivalent required; Associates Degree in related field preferred

  • 3 or more years related experience (i.e.: mechanical installation, machining, etc. as it relates to the job) in an appropriate manufacturing, engineering, or facility environment.


  • Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve in a structured, logical manner.

  • Ability to read and comprehend drawings and other technical information

  • required to perform the assigned task work.

  • The ability to perform or coordinate preventive maintenance activities.

  • Combination of office skills and hands-on activities: required to lift and move equipment and materials up to 50 lbs. daily.

  • Ability to frequently work independently and can meet daily department goals


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee isfrequentlyrequired to reach with hands and arms. The employee isconstantlyrequired to, stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee isoccasionallyrequired to hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, and smell.

The employee mustfrequentlylift, carry, push or pull up to20poundsand/oroccasionallylift, carry, push or pull up to50pounds.

Specific vision abilitiesrequiredby this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employeemaybe subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment isoccasionallyloud.

Employees will berequiredto wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whichmayinclude:eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lensesmay notbe allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible pre-employment physical and/or credit history review. Hach will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal Law.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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