About Goddard: Founded in 1997, Goddard is a full-service product development and engineering firm specializing in the design and development of medical technology, life science and industrial products. Drawing from the collective expertise of its experienced designers and engineers, Goddard’s mission is to deliver outstanding solutions that positively impact lives. We have offices in Beverly, MA and San Diego, CA.
Why you should join us:
- Project diversification: Our teams have helped to re-imagine and build products ranging from implantable heart pumps to boat monitoring devices to flying cars.
- On-site partnership model: Our engineers become a part of our clients' teams. Many of our clients opt to host our engineers on-site for the duration of their project. Once a week, the entire Goddard staff gathers at our Beverly headquarters to discuss projects. The upshot? No matter where you are, you're always supported by the whole team.
- We care about culture: From our "dress-for-your-day" policy and social activities, to our Women's Network and Athletic Club, we believe in taking care of our teammates.
Goddard is seeking an Electromechanical Technician to join our team. This position will be a great fit for candidates with a proven aptitude for qualifying, assembling, and testing mechanical and electrical components.
You will get to work with various prototypes, fixtures, and testing equipment built from the ground up. Our clients come from diverse industries: Consumer Products, Medical devices, industrial automation, and robotics. Overseeing our 3D printing and machine shop, you will be responsible for working closely with our engineering team to provide exceptional services and solutions for our clients. Depending on our client’s needs, work could be performed at our office or at our client locations in the Boston or greater Boston area.
In this role, we will ask you to:
- Build and test assemblies and subcomponents for Engineering and Industrial Design groups following manufacturing process documentation.
- Assemble and repair precision electromechanical parts, assemblies, and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, precision instruments, test equipment.
- Have experience with panels, pulleys, switching mechanisms, motors, power supplies, pneumatic valves, and actuators.
- Conduct, under direction, tests, and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Calibrate assembly tooling to meet operational tolerances/specifications.
- Support new product prototype builds as assigned.
- Maintain accurate records to ensure Device History Records (DHR) and quality documents are accurate when required.
- Maintain a clean and safe workplace.
- Perform all work following quality standards and established safety procedures.
- Able to use a computer with Microsoft or google based software.
- Troubleshoot and maintain our various 3d printers.
- Quote build and delivery 3d printed parts for internal build requests.
- Create or modify basic parts using a mill, lathe, and other shop tools.
- Maintain shop space and manage orders of replacement tools/materials as needed.
- High School Diploma with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in electromechanical assembly, medical device manufacturing a plus.
- Must have hands-on experience with both mechanical and electrical assemblies.
- Must have a basic understanding of electronics/electricity.
- Basic understanding and use of a multimeter, DC power supplies, Loctite/EFD dispensing units, and machine shop equipment (Milling and Lathe).
- Must have a basic understanding of ESD.
- Able to solder electrical components.
- Ability to work with minimal components; this role requires fine motor skills and dexterity.
- Must demonstrate basic computer skills, MS Word, and Excel. (Preferred candidates to have experience operating Solidworks.)
- Must be a quality-minded team player that takes the initiative to improve product and process performance.
- Able to read, write, and comprehend English, and have basic math skills.
- Must be able to follow instructions & directions independently.
- Capable of lifting 50lbs.
- Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities.
- Experience with manual milling and turning.
- Comfortable with shop tools to repair and modify prototypes (saws, sanders, grinders, hand tools).
- Ability to read and understand drawings/ BOMs.
Please note: Presently, Goddard does not sponsor employment visas.