Elemental Machines is looking for an experienced, full-time, Assembly Technician.
The Assembly Technician is an integral part of the Engineering Team, and a key contributor to Elemental Machines’ hardware platform. You will help us achieve our goals by performing device assembly processes at a high level of quality and efficiency.
Candidates must be able to work both independently and as a member of a team and strive for personal growth in line with company goals.
This is a full-time hourly position located at our Cambridge, MA office. Applicants must reside in the Greater Boston Area.
Today’s research, clinical, and quality control labs are expected to discover and produce at a pace once considered unimaginable. Now, to lead is to be led by data. The Elemental Machines platform elevates LabOps teams to lead data-driven discovery, development, and delivery by simplifying the connection between physical and digital worlds. The result is a lab united by a universal cloud-connected dashboard and operations, informed by monitoring of every asset and environment, both in real-time and over time. Why? The standards established by operations determine the pace of output and discovery organization-wide.
Excellence in LabOps is a connection away.
What do we do?
We elevate LabOps teams to lead data-driven discovery, development, and delivery.
How do we do it?
We simplify the connection between the physical and digital worlds.
Why do we do it?
Optimizing the operations of research, clinical, and quality control labs has an exponential impact.
Elemental Machines is a startup company based in Cambridge, MA, and we love it here! Being right next to some of the most innovative companies in the IoT and BioTech industries gives us drive and passion to pursue our own big goals, while enabling other companies to pursue theirs.
We are committed to delivering on our promise to our customers: accelerate how they get science done. This commitment touches every level of our culture, because we are excited every day to stretch our creativity in balancing the needs of our customers with the resources at our disposal, and to thoughtfully interact with our peers to keep our mission on track.
- Assemble intricate electronic devices, including use of soldering and other electronic assembly techniques
- Interpret wiring and assembly drawings and build cables and devices using schematics
- Help build, troubleshoot, and maintain documentation for prototype devices
- Conduct functional tests and quality control procedures on component and unit assemblies and document results in appropriate systems
- Provide feedback on how to optimize our processes by participating in root cause analysis and continuous improvement activities, as needed.
- Other responsibilities, as assigned
- Must possess electronics prototyping experience, including hand soldering, building cables, and mechanical device assembly processes
- Experience with using a range of mechanical and electrical equipment (crimps, soldering iron, multimeters)
- Proactive, adaptable to shifting priorities, clear communicator, and eager to learn
- Experience with computers, online communication systems (such as Slack), and using spreadsheets (used for tabulation of test results or other documentation)
- Writing skills for documenting issues and test results
- Good manual dexterity, ability to work quickly and accurately with prototype assembly builds
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
- High school diploma and 5+ years industrial experience. Formal education in electronics is preferred, but not required