Machine Vision Support Technician

This is an entry level position to support the installation, calibration and maintenance of automated machine vision systems. These systems combine camera technologies, automation controls, PC technology, and software to process captured images into data for measurement and inspection purposes. The work is field based at our customers in Minnesota. If you have experience with the maintenance and repair of electro-mechanical systems or are a new technical school graduate in electronics, mechatronics, robotics, automation, or automotive technology we would like to discuss this position with you. The schedule for this position is Monday–Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (flexible) with an hour unpaid lunch.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • AA electronics degree or equivalent


  • Regular & consistent attendance
  • Ability to perform technical application requirements
  • Ability to read, comprehend and apply written work instructions
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team oriented environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good manual dexterity and eye/hand/finger coordination for handling small mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Windows software experience


  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Mechanical knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Good manual dexterity requiring the use of both hands
  • Visual acuity or correctable vision, color vision

Who is Productivity Quality, Inc?

Productivity Quality, Inc.(PQI) is the Upper Midwest distributor for many of the best-known names in Metrology – Hexagon, Optical Gaging Products, Renishaw, Heidenhain, Mahr, and Mitutoyo. The products sold range from CMMs and video measurement systems to hand measurement tools and hard gaging. In addition, Productivity Quality, Inc. offers calibration, inspection, training, and consulting services for measurement systems, gaging and machine tools. Our subsidiary, Advanced Inspection Services (AIS), is the leading contract dimensional inspection service in the area with customers nationwide. PQI and AIS are both ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited. 


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

Please no recruiters, telephone inquiries, or employment agencies. Thank You!