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


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 

Scientific Glass Blower 


Cannon Instrument Company is seeking an enthusiastic, detail oriented, self-motivated, and reliant individual to fill our open Scientific Glass Blower position and produce the highest quality glass apparatus possible. The ideal candidates will be able to follow verbal instructions and procedures, read and interpret technical drawings, communicate effectively both verbally and in written form, and possess outstanding scientific glass blowing skills. We are looking for team members who are self-directed, responsible, and flexible. Good team fit is important.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operation of glassblowing lathe torch and wet saw.
  • Material preparation as needed.
  • Must be capable of performing basic glass lathe functions to documented quality standards, and within established time standards.
  • Able to consistently check workmanship and dimensional integrity to ensure it meets specification and size tolerances.
  • Must perform job functions in accordance with established safety rules/practices.
  • Must be competent at working with close tolerances.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

  • Ability to read calipers, rule and interpret information on drawings.
  • Minimum three years’ experience.
  • Mastery of items in duties list.
  • Basic math skills a must.
  • Must be willing to work with open flame.
  • Ability to follow all safety precautions a must.

Applications can also be submitted here:


Equipment Production Assembler


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 & Responsibilities:

  • 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 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

  • 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:


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