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InnoVista Sensors™ is a worldwide specialist leader in sensing, control and motion products. Through its brands, Systron Donner Inertial offers customizable, reliable and efficient components for mission-critical systems in the most demanding growing markets. To learn more, visit us at

We are looking to recruit for our brand Systron Donner Inertial, specialist in high performance precision quartz MEMS and inertial sensing products and systems.

Job Summary

The CEM Staff Technician is a non-exempt level position located in our Concord, CA office reporting to our Manager, Production and Facilities. This position requires a high level of knowledge and capabilities in industrial equipment maintenance. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform complex maintenance & repair tasks in support of Manufacturing.

  • Use electronic or mechanical systems theories, test equipment, and basic hand tools to troubleshoot equipment problems to root cause and eliminate them.

  • Lead and support the design & fabrication of new process equipment or improvements on existing equipment with engineering direction. 


  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering in Continuous Improvement activities to improve equipment reliability and capability.  
  • Work closely with engineering personnel on detailed experimental testing.


  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on: 

    Automated Test Systems, Environmental Test Equipment (i.e. Rate tables, Shaker systems, thermal chambers), Photolithographic Process Equipment (i.e. metal deposition machines, aligners, coating machines, RODI and Acid Waste Neutralizer Systems)
    Sensor Packaging Equipment (i.e. Welders, wire bonders, conveyors)

  • Other various Test Equipment (i.e. power supplies, o-scopes, func. generators, multimeters)
    Vacuum System

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years in the repair and maintenance of manufacturing equipment, preferably with photolithographic, wet etch, metallization, and vacuum systems.  12 years experience in electronics, pneumatics, PLC’s and electromechanical, i.e. vacuum systems will be considered.
  • Prior training and experience in the maintenance and repair of equipment in a production environment.
  • Prior experience using a database system to track maintenance and repairs.
  • Critical thinker with problem solving/troubleshooting abilities
  • High level of initiative and creativity, must be flexible and adaptable
  • Self-starter, capable of working with minimum supervision.
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident


Formal training (Military or Certificate) or a Degree in Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical systems.  Other STEM related degrees or training will be considered based on experience.

15 years solid technical experience will be considered in lieu of the degree or certification


Please note: Potential candidates will meet the education and/or experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role. US Citizenship or Permanent Residence status is required for this role.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: InnoVista Sensors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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