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Assembler (Salem, NH, USA)

22 June 2020

Position Description

The core responsibilities of this position are to build Sub-assemblies, Accessory kits, Service kits, to support Biotage instrumentation along with building Biotage instruments to meet production schedules and customer sales orders daily. 

Essential Job Duties 

  • Gather parts needed per pick list/shop order.
  • Assemble per print or work instructions provided
  • Testing or self-inspection of work performed
  • Meet established build times and productivity targets as defined
  • Packaging and labeling of all products built,
  • Take personal ownership of all products built
  • Effectively manage assigned tools and areas worked in, keeping both well organized and clean at all times
  • Completion of work in an efficient and timely manner and held to high quality standards
  • Occasionally assist warehouse staff with inventory management activities during spikes and/or short staffing issues
  • Professionally represent the organization to achieve a positive image
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Scope of Responsibility

  • High quality and timely execution of manufacturing work orders
  • Ability to work well with others and function in a team environment

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Strong Electro-mechanical assembly background
  • Installation of wiring harnesses as part of system builds
  • Ability to route wires and tubing during system builds
  • Ability to work with printed Circuit Boards (handling and installation)
  • Crimping pins on wires
  • Ability to read assembly drawings, work instructions and work from verbal instructions
  • Knowledge on how to build instruments utilizing parts and sub-assemblies
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities in parallel and redirect to urgent issues
  • Good verbal / written communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic hand tools, wrenches, screwdrivers, hex wrenches, etc.….


  • Language Ability:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, assembly drawings and work instructions. Ability to speak effectively with others within the production area.
  • Math Ability:  Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Computer Skills: An individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software and Database software with a Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of products,

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three or more years of electronic instrument/product assembly.
  • Military service/experience a strong positive

Physical Demands

  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, talk and hear.

Work Environment

  • Light industrial and office environment: the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. 

Travel Required

  • This is a Salem, NH facility-based position. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please apply before August 22, 2020 on