Employment Opportunities

Cannon Instrument Company is a recognized world leader in the manufacture and support of high-precision viscosity and rheology measurement products and services. The company's longstanding emphasis on production of premiere-quality laboratory equipment has kept CANNON at the cutting edge of research and development for viscosity instrumentation.

If you are interested in joining our team, please review the opportunities listed below. Cannon Instrument Company offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Cannon Instrument Company is an Equal Opportunity/Access/AffirmativeAction/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V. Download our employment application.

Mail completed application to:

Cannon Instrument Company
2139 High Tech Road
State College, PA 16803

or

fax to: 814-353-8007

A cover letter, specifying the position of interest, and a resume may also be sent to our Director of Human Resources 


Regional Field Service Engineer I 

Summary: 

Customer Technical Support. This includes product phone support, traveling on-site to install or repair products, training of customers, and assist with return to factory repair and support. Expect to travel up to 66% of the time, although 50% is the goal. Expense reports and repair reports must be completed accurately and punctually.

Essential duties include:

  • Dispatched from State College factory for domestic and international installations and service. Alternatively, dispatching from a remote location within the US is possible.
  • Perform work necessary to successfully complete new instrument installations, instrument upgrades, maintenance, and repairs, application troubleshooting, and other related service functions. Involves direct support of Cannon software applications on customer’s computer.
  • Must maintain daily contact with Service Scheduling Coordinator.
  • Responsible for filing field service reports upon completion of all service, installation, and support jobs.
  • Assist with phone support, service correspondence, and repairs when at the factory office.

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated, positive attitude.
  • Two-year technical degree or equivalent technical experience.
  • Strong technical problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Petroleum laboratory experience with distillation and flash point testers is desired but not required.
  • Experience in the following areas is preferred but not required:
    • microprocessors, sensitive digital and analog circuitry, and sensors
    • electro-mechanical instrumentation
    • phone and communications support
  • Licensed motor-vehicle operator with valid automobile driver’s license.

 

Applications can also be submitted here: 

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/9b66640b


Equipment Production Assembler 

Summary: 

Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. Work directly in manufacturing on tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operation on mechanical and elector mechanical assemblies.

Essential duties include:

  • Perform assembly on boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables of electrical and electromechanical assemblies working from drawings, diagrams and work instructions
  • Perform pre-assembly setup using drawings, diagrams, pictures, and work instructions
  • Pull parts from pick tickets for production
  • Inform Cell Coordinator of any “low quantity” parts
  • Label parts for reordering
  • Use tools as necessary to assemble electrical, electro-mechanical, electro-optical and sensor assemblies
  • Make continuity checks on assemblies and conduct quality inspections of assembled work
  • Operate Hypot and Ground-Bond test equipment to engineering specifications
  • Prepares and maintains test records and reports as required
  • Test equipment and sub assemblies
  • Perform necessary checkout procedures on assemblies
  • Maximize the concepts of Lean Manufacturing

Requirements:

  • One (1) plus year experience assembling mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Experience using hand crimpers, cutters, wrenches, and other assembly tools.
  • Knowledge of proper dies required for crimping selected pin and/or terminal.
  • Experience with the fundamentals of ESD.
  • Experience with multi-meters.
  • Ability to maneuver and lift up to 60 pounds.

 

Applications can also be submitted here: 

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/22f160e9


Accounting Assistant 

Summary: 

This positions primary function is to assist with daily Accounts Payable functions in order for Cannon to maintain a good credit standing with vendors and creditors alike. This position is also responsible for assisting other positions that directly affect the accounting department.

Essential duties include:

  • This positions primary function is to assist with daily Accounts Payable functions in order for Cannon to maintain a good credit standing with vendors and Assist in maintaining all aspects of workflow and resources of the A/P Department.
  • Assist in daily, monthly and yearly reporting of financial and/or managerial data generated within the Accounts Payable Department to the Controller.
  • Accumulate Accounts Payable data monthly as required by Controller for financial reporting purposes.
  • Responsible for “jointly” maintaining all aspects of workflow and resources of the credit/collection function within Accounts Receivable.
  • “Jointly” accumulate credit/collection data daily/weekly/monthly as required by the V.P of Finance for financial review and reporting purposes.
  • Month end monitoring of items received but not invoicedalike. This position is also responsible for assisting other positions that directly affect the accounting department.

Additional duties and responsibilities:

  • This position will be responsible for covering the other positions in the accounting department for extended absences.
  • Assist the purchasing department in creating new purchase orders.
  • Reviews PO/Invoice variances & then goes over with the purchasing department.
  • Assists the purchasing department in keeping the part files updated.
  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • Minimum of one year accounting or business related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to coordinate and effectively communicate with customers, collection agencies and employees within Cannon Instrument in the investigation and ultimate elimination of outstanding balances due.
  • Familiarity with Epicor is a plus.
  • Ability to work additional hours at month end when applicable.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft software including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, and Word a must.

 

Applications can also be submitted here: 

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/79d7ed98


Receiving 

Summary: 

Physically receive incoming goods and then record/document information in regards to incoming goods. Follow applicable internal and external regulations for receiving, quality purposed, packing and transporting hazardous materials.

Essential duties include:

  • Physically receive incoming goods.
  • Record/document received goods.
  • Maintain inspection and quality related functions.
  • Transfer of goods.
  • Locate received goods on proper shelves.
  • Assist the shipping and other departments.
  • Maximize the concepts of Lean Manufacturing.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • This position requires at least one year of experience within in a shipping and receiving department.
  • This position requires basic math and communication skills.
  • HazMat certification is required and will be provided upon hire.
  • This position requires the ability to lift up to 70 lbs.

 

Applications can also be submitted here: 

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/c1594da6


Standard Laboratory Cleaner 

 

Essential duties include:

  • Thorough cleaning of all viscometers and pycnometers using various solvents.
  • Maintaining the necessary solvents for the cleaning process as well as removal of the waste materials to the Hazardous Chemical room.
  • Cleaning of all glassware used in blending and extraction of oil standards.
  • Maintenance of the Cleaning area and Oil lab in general.
  • Bottling high viscosity standards.
  • Assist with bottling low viscosity standards.
  • Assist in making boxes for the viscosity standards.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a friendly helpful attitude.
  • Willingness to take on additional tasks as necessary.
  • Must be able to work with a team.

 

Applications can also be submitted here: 

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/34b3a109

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