Equipment Technician

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Equipment Technician
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed company, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.

To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.


In this position you will use your equipment knowledge to diagnose, repair, maintain and support both medical device manufacturing and facilities equipment in an R&D setting always ready to support the evolving needs of the day.

  The following challenges await you:

  • Diagnose equipment electrical/electronic control systems (PLC, sensor/relay, computer I/O etc.) using sound methodology, field documenting step by step changes/results and entering information into PM system for historical purposes. May need assistance from equipment manufacturer or engineering

  • Troubleshoots pneumatic, hydraulic, chemical and mechanical conditions to determine corrective action needed to solve equipment problems. These must be done in a timely manner to ensure equipment down time is kept to a minimum and customers are not negatively impacted.

  • Determines when assistance is required and expedites notification for timely response.

  • Performs ongoing preventative maintenance of manufacturing and building equipment such as greasing, adjustment and replacement of wear parts.

  • Participates in ongoing training to improve skill set.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by advisor or the company

  • Other duties may be assigned as required.


Your profile:

  • HS Diploma required; 2-year technical degree strongly preferred

  • A minimum of 2 years automotive, mechanical, electrical or engineering technician level experience supporting machines and equipment or other relevant experience required

  • Experience troubleshooting computer controlled equipment highly desired

  • Experience with a medical device OEM preferred

  • Experience with successfully handling multiple priorities

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills with the skill to communicate at all levels within the organization.

  • Must be service oriented and comfortable providing support to a team in a service role

  • Demonstrates creative, outside the box thinking in keeping needed equipment online regarding short term repair verses long term permanent fix.  

  • Proficient at solving problems in a timely manner.



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis