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Title: Manufacturing Assembler / Operator

Location: Marlborough, MA

Block Engineering develops, manufactures, and sells some of the world's most sophisticated and rugged mid-infrared spectrometers. Using world-class Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCLs), these spectrometers are used for lab research as well as on-line, at-line and fence-line monitoring of gases and liquids.

Block is searching for a Manufacturing Assembler / Operator for its Marlborough, MA location (metro Boston area). The principal responsibilities of the position are the following:

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of work with electro-mechanical 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.

Ideal Candidate Characteristics:

  • 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 associated degree or higher in engineering disciplines (ME, EE, OE, etc.) or physics definitely is a plus.

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

Contact Us

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

Block Engineering
377 Simarano Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: (508) 251-3100
Fax: (508) 251-3171