Production Technician
Madison, WI 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

Give hope. Give health. Make your mark in the fight against cancer.

At Accuray, we make a direct and powerful impact on the lives of cancer patients every day - helping them live longer, better lives. But our commitment to innovation offers a truly unique opportunity: the chance to change the fight against cancer - helping to develop, introduce and support new treatment delivery systems and software that will give new hope and new health to cancer patients and cancer survivors around the world.

Accuray develops, manufactures and sells radiotherapy systems for alternative cancer treatments. Our radiation therapy for cancer makestreatment shorter, safer, personalized and more effective, ultimately enabling patients to live longer, better lives.

Job Description


The Production Technician is responsible for assembling, testing, and shipping activities that will allow Accuray to provide products that meet customer needs and in accordance with regulatory requirements. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

Pay for this position would start at $20/hr, depending on experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembly and manufacture of product, in accordance with quality system requirements, manufacturing procedures, and manufacturing instructions.

  • Perform or assist in received materials, in-process product, and final product inspection/test.

  • Participate in development and review of manufacturing procedures to help ensure manufacturing requirements and goals are achieved.

  • Assist in development of manufacturing instructions that document and control the manufacturing process.

  • Assist the development of manufacturing tool and fixture requirements, and promote ongoing control.

  • Assist the training of manufacturing area personnel, as required.

  • Assist in deployment of product changes to ensure correct implementation.

  • Assist the development of facility requirements to accommodate production, including workflow, shelving, other storage, and workstations.

  • Assist review of packaging and shipping requirements so the product can be transported to the customer without damage.

  • Assist operation of the Material Rejection Area (MRA) to promote resolution of material issues, including the promotion of timely corrective action by the supplier(s).

  • Provide feedback to Engineering personnel concerning manufacturing needs and product enhancements that would improve both quality and ease of manufacturing/servicing of the product.

  • Interface and support regulatory affairs as required to help ensure production processes and facilities are in accordance with FDA, OSHA and other applicable regulations.

  • Implementation and use of special facility controls that may be required, for example ESD, cleanliness, etc.

Safety and Quality:

  • Ensure safety and quality considerations and requirements are pro-actively addressed and implemented in product production processes.

  • Assist in the timely resolution of safety and quality issues raised by customers or staff.

  • Supports Accuray's Quality System and Safety and Health Program by following procedures and advising others.


  • Associate degree in a production, manufacturing engineering, general engineering field, or at least three years experience working in manufacturing or engineering activities.

  • Experience in interpretation and use of product design drawings and related documentation.

  • Experience in the operation of heavily documented and controlled production processes.

  • Experience in product testing and understanding of calibration control.

  • Experience in ESD and cleanliness special control processes.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with all levels of employees, suppliers, and customers are preferred.

  • Experience with personal computer systems, including word processing, spreadsheet reports, and E-mail.

  • Experience with safety and health (OSHA), FDA and ISO 9001 quality system requirements

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move physical inventory weighting up to 75 pounds.

  • The employee is frequently required to climb ladders, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required during the manufacturing, inspection, and testing of Accuray's components and products.

  • The employee must be able to spend long periods of time standing.


To qualify for this position, candidates must be able to furnish proof that they are authorized to work in the country they are applying on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

EEO Statement

At Accuray, our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top - and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin - including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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