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Soft Robotics, Inc.

Manufacturing and Assembly Technician- Entry Level

Service & Support – Bedford, Massachusetts
Department Service & Support
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

General Summary

Soft Robotics Inc. is a venture-backed startup in Bedford, MA that designs and builds grippers and control systems that can manipulate items of varying size, shape and weight with a single device. By leveraging the science of soft robotic actuators, it is now possible to automate facilities that have traditionally depended on manual labor for bin picking, order fulfillment, and other complex pick and place tasks.

We are looking to hire a Manufacturing & Assembly Technician to participate in Manufacturing activities. The technician will work closely with Senior Technicians, Manufacturing & Quality Engineering, and Supply Chain in the support of continued revenue growth.

The ideal candidate for this role has start-up experience, is comfortable working under tight timelines in a high energy environment. Candidate will be open minded to learning about new technologies.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Perform assembly of released product in accordance with documentation including but not limited to pneumatics, electrical components, cable assemblies and mechanical assemblies;
  • Support all manufacturing & operations activities including but not limited to: Shipping, Receiving, Component inspection, fabrication;
  • Assist in monitoring and ensuring accurate inventory accounting;
  • Support company policies, procedures, goals, objectives and manufacturing best practices;
  • Other Duties as required

Experience/Education Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • 1-3 Years of experience in a hardware manufacturing environment
  • Competency with hand tools;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude;
  •  Proficiency in use of MS Office products;
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong attention to details and the ability to work independently required;

Preferred Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of electro-mechanical components to include but not limited to: Complex machined components, optical components, cable assemblies, weldments, extrusion assemblies and robotics
  • Knowledge of 5S and LEAN principles
  • Military background a bonus

Soft Robotics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Soft Robotics Inc. will not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We are an E-Verify Employer.

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  • Location
    Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Service & Support
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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