Electrical Technician

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Description/Job Summary

North Star Imaging is a world-class manufacturer of industrial X-ray imaging and computed tomography equipment. Founded in 1986, NSI is an Illinois Tool Works business unit offering big company benefits and stability along with a small/mid-size company atmosphere. Our customer base consists of a broad range of markets including aerospace, defense/military, automotive, medical device, and R&D organizations. Companies throughout the world rely on North Star's equipment and expertise to create high-quality products.

NSI Electrical Technicians perform a wide variety of duties associated with Industrial X-Ray system production, installation, and reporting.




  • Mechanical assembly of capital equipment per drawings, written or verbal instructions
  • Fabrication of components per engineered drawings or verbal instructions to include cutting, drilling and taping
  • Electrical assembly per schematics
  • Wire and cable termination to panel
  • Cable routing
  • Preparation of equipment or systems for shipment
  • Travel Domestically or Internationally to participate in on-site installation of systems
  • Travel required up to 35%, no stays longer than 2-weeks


  •  5S maintenance
  • Completion of system quality documentation and required ISO 9001 documentation
  • Maintain and control of stock inventory levels
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to perform overtime & weekend work as needed

Required Skills

  • Mechanical & electrical aptitude
  • Knowledge of fabrication & assembly techniques
  • Blue print and schematics reading
  • Safe operation of hand & power tools
  • Good communication skills & be a team player

Required Experience

  • Working in a manufacturing environment
  • Building cables
  • Troubleshooting systems


Preferred Experience

  • Experience leading or participating in company improvement projects
  • Experience and knowledge with In-lining processes and or lean manufacturing
  • Experience and training in the 5s process
  • Experience in automation or robotic programming
  • Experience in direct customer interactions
  • An understanding and proficiency with ITW philosophies and practices which include:
    • 80/20 - Prioritizing
    • PLs - Product Line Simplification
    • USa - Understand, Simplify, Act
    • In-lining - Simplification of production process
    • MRD - Market Rate of Demand


Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be able to safely operate hand & power tools, climb ladders of up to 15', bend, twist, kneel, stand for long periods of time, step into cabinets
  •  Travel up to 35%.


North Star Imaging enforces the policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce. 


  • Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks (which includes driving record) are required.
  • A valid drivers license is required for this position.
  • A good driving record is necessary.  
  • Must be able to provide documentation to prove you are legally able to work in the United States.
  • North Star Imaging enforces a policy of a drug free workforce.

Along with opportunities for career growth and development North Star provides a comprehensive benefits package, in conjunction with ITW, that supports our employees’ educational endeavors, wellness and financial security. Here are some of the features our comprehensive package has to offer:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance up to 8x the salary
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more

North Star, an ITW Company, is an Equal Opportunity / AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,disability, or protected veteran status.             

If you need an accommodation to apply for this position, please call 763.463.5650                        

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QSA Global & NSI ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected
by law.