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. 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.

IT Assistant 

This position’s primary focus is in the areas of computer operations, user and desktop support, help desk, and data management by performing a variety of moderately complex information technology support duties to ensure smooth delivery of technology services.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Engage in entry-level technical support for end users, such as computer maintenance, printer set-ups, and basic troubleshooting for hardware/software.
  • Assist Director of Information Technology with configuration/decommissionof users computers.
  • Assist Director of Information Technology with new user set-ups for new employees.
  • Organize and maintain IT inventory (including physical location, and company database).
  • Create, prepare and provide Business Activities Queries.
  • Create, prepare and provide Crystal reports.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required

  • CompTIA A+ certification desired but not required.
  • Familiar with Epicor is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Database and crystal report writing is a plus but not required.
  • Strong Computer Skills.
  • General Computer course work.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma.
  • One (1) to Three (3) years of IT experience.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and make critical decisions in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Databases a plus. 

 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 and 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 and 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.

Physical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position frequently requires sitting, finger dexterity, talking, hearing, lifting (average weight 20#), visual acuity and operation of equipment. This position occasionally requires reaching, walking, standing climbing and crawling. This position rarely requires running, tasting, smelling and operation of motor vehicle.

Mental demands

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Must pay close attention to detail.
  • The work environment is constantly changing.
  • There is a high pressure for results.
  • There is a predictable work schedule.
  • There are frequent deadlines.
  • This position is closely supervised.
  • You must work closely with others.
  • This position requires creativity 

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