Danaher Corporation Service Technician in Ames, Iowa

Danaher Company Description
Hachis 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.


Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.


The primary role of this position is to provide high quality repair and preventative maintenance services for all Hach and ELE brand equipment supported through the Service Center.

Essential Functions: * Use established Standard work to provide repair, calibration, certification and preventative maintenance services for Hach and ELE brand equipment. * Provide technical assistance as needed to customers, Field Service staff and Technical Support. * Determine the amount to bill customer within a framework of charges using computerized service systems. * Provide input to new product design teams as assigned. * Participate in continuous improvement kaizen events * Accurate inventory management.

*Other Non-Essential Functions:*

* Other duties as assigned.


Education, Background and Skill Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Technical degree in electronics and/or mechanical discipline or equivalent experience preferred
  • Proven customer interaction skills
  • Good computer skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work safely around electrical and mechanical hazards.
  • Willingness to work with products returned from industrial and wastewater sites. Physical Demands The physical demands described here 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 is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally *squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is *constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is *occasionally *required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee may occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 75 pounds.

Specific vision abilities *required *by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment 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.

The work environment may consist of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting and low noise levels and/or subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions while working in the field.

Employees may *be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while working in the field which *may include: eye and hearing protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contacts may not be allowed in some production 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./

*PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING: * External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Hach is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaheris a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000 percent over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

For additional company details, see www.danaher.com

Organization: Hach
Job Function: Customer Support
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IA-Ames
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: HAC005215