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Position Opening: Manufacturing Assembler / Operator (Laser-based systems)

Title: Manufacturing Assembler / Operator (Laser-based systems)

Location: Southborough, MA

Block Engineering is growing! Located in Southborough, Massachusetts (greater Boston metro area), Block develops and sells Quantum Cascade Laser and Fourier Transform Infrared based spectrometers for the identification and detection of gases, liquids and solids. Block has been a leader in research, safety, security, and defense for decades.

Block is searching for a Manufacturing Assembler / Operator for its Southborough, MA location. You will be performing a wide variety of electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical production assembly and subassembly operations on complex capital equipment. As a highly skilled specialist, you will complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways with very few errors. You need to be enthusiastic and self-motivated, and work well with others in a team with little supervision.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform a variety of work with electromechanical assemblies and subassemblies.
  • Be able to work with diagrams, drawings, work instructions, and Bill of Materials (BOM) to assemble components into products.
  • Perform in-process quality checks on sub-assemblies and finished products against the product specifications.
  • Utilize small hand tools, calibrated instruments, measurement equipment, microscopes, and test fixtures to build the product.
  • Work with engineers and technicians to resolve line issues and suggest improvements.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and lean manufacturing practices.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to quality, process and product.
  • Follow general safety rules, manufacturing procedures, and company policies.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years (5 or more preferred) hands-on experience working in a manufacturing environment for electronics, telecommunications, semiconductor, defense, or related industries.
  • Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) background is plus.
  • Hands-on experience with electronic connectors, cables, harnesses, crimping and wiring.
  • Hands-on experience with hand-soldering and fine-pitch small component soldering on printed circuit boards (can read and understand basic electronic circuit diagrams).
  • Working experience in a manufacturing environment and familiarity with common manufacturing protocols and procedures such as incoming inspection, SPC and process yield monitoring, final testing and inventory control, etc.
  • Past experience manufacturing scientific instruments is a plus.
  • Degree is not required but college classes, an Associate's degree or higher in engineering disciplines (ME, EE, OE, etc.) or physics is definitely is a plus.

To apply, please email resumes to Dan at careers@blockeng.com. Thank you for your interest.

Contact Us

For over 60 years, Block Engineering has been a leader in chemical detection and gas analysis technology.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about our Quantum Cascade Laser and FTIR products.

Block Engineering
132 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: (508) 251-3100
Fax: (508) 251-3171