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Soft Robotics, Inc.

Quality Assurance Technician - Entry Level

Product Development – Bedford, Massachusetts
Department Product Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Soft Robotics Inc. is an award-winning venture-backed startup in Bedford, MA focused on unlocking robotic automation for large, meaningful markets and labor-starved industries such as food and beverage, advanced manufacturing and e-commerce. Leveraging patented material science and AI algorithms, Soft Robotics designs and builds automation solutions and soft robotic gripping systems that can grasp and manipulate items with the same dexterity as the human hand. Since the company's inception, its technology platform has experienced substantial customer validation and adoption, with production installations running 24/7 for Fortune 500 companies and Dow 30 components.

Position Summary

We are looking to hire a Quality Assurance Technician to participate in a wide range of inspection activities (incoming, in-process, final, first article, testing). The technician will work closely with Manufacturing 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

  • Independently perform incoming inspection, in-process inspections and finished product quality inspection
  • Identify and report non-conformances using documented procedures. Assist with investigations and dispositioning of nonconforming materials
  • Review, revise, and update standard operating procedures as needed
  • Perform QA monitoring of controlled manufacturing area
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience/Education Requirements


  • Ability to read and work from engineering drawings, engineering change orders and established operating procedures
  •  Understanding of basic statistics
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills to successfully complete a wide variety of job duties and responsibilities in a timely manner
  •  High School Diploma required or Technical degree in technical fields including Hard Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, and Materials Science preferred
  • 1-3 years’ work experience, preferably in QC/QA in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

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  • Location
    Bedford, Massachusetts
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    Product Development
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