Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ more than 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Build Technician

Job ID:  3485

Rochester Hills, MI, US

Date:  May 24, 2024


The Build Technician assembles pneumatic and electronic control devices on Custom Design and Build Measuring Machines. The connection of all pneumatic circuits and the wiring of electrical components within the measuring system. The Build Technician assembles any safety guarding assemblies included in the measuring system.


  • Pneumatic Panel Build.
  • Labeling / tagging all pneumatic components.
  • Connection of all pneumatic components.
  • Installation of wireways and pneumatic ductwork.
  • Installation of control panels, HMI units, and computers.
  • Electrical Wiring of all measuring system components.
  • Installation of guarding materials and fencing.
  • Tagging all components, pneumatic tubing, and cables.


  • 1 – 2 Years in related field preferred.
  • Associates degree in applied science or Trade School – Electrical Technician.


  • Understanding of Pneumatic and Electrical Drawings.
  • Hand Tools, (Drilling, Tapping, Jigsaw Cutting, Chop Saw Cutting).
  • Wiring skills, (Cable and wire striping, tagging of wires and soldering).
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.


  • Overhead Crane Experience.
  • ISO 9001 Awareness.
  • Lift Truck Experience.
  • Mechanical Assembly Skills.
  • Ability to work to a timeline.


  • Full time.
  • Overtime is sometimes required to meet deadlines.
  • Scheduled Time each week is in hours required; flex time is available with parameters.

As a leading manufacturer and system supplier, HOMMEL ETAMIC offers a large portfolio of measurement technologies for manufacturing processes. These include high-precision contact and non-contact manufacturing metrology for pneumatic, tactile or optical inspection of roughness, contours, shape and the determination of dimensions in every phase of the manufacturing process as well as in the measuring room. The systems provide you with precise measurement data within the shortest possible time. Comprehensive services such as consulting, training and service including long-term maintenance contracts round off the Metrology offering.

HOMMEL ETAMIC is the brand for industrial metrology, combining more than 100 years of experience in high-precision production metrology. HOMMEL ETAMIC originated from the Hommelwerke, founded in 1876, and from the French metrology company ETAMIC, founded in 1947. Hommelwerke has belonged to Jenoptik since 2000, and Etamic since 2007. Both companies were merged into the Jenoptik Group.

HOMMEL ETAMIC has more than 400 employees* worldwide and, in addition to its headquarters in Villingen-Schwenningen (Germany), is represented by subsidiaries in Bayeux (France), Rochester Hills (USA), Saltillo (Mexico) as well as in Asia in Shanghai (China) and in Bangalore (India). 

Are you interested in this position? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.