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Consumable and Reagent Kit Assembly Technician

Volta Labs

Volta Labs

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023
Volta Labs is an MIT spin-off that has unlocked powerful new DNA sequencing capabilities by developing novel fluidic technology. Building off of this core technology, Volta has created a product that streamlines DNA sequencing sample prep. Volta is at the forefront of a sequencing revolution, driving sequencing towards seamless ease of use and complete automation.
We are a product and data-driven company where employees are empowered to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, open, and collaborative environment. This is an exciting phase to join Volta; with commercialization imminent, our product has the potential to change the future of sequencing.
THE TEAM:
You'll join a team of innovative thinkers who aren't afraid to venture into new territories to build advanced automation systems. We are an incredibly supportive group that enjoys collaborating to overcome challenges and provide constructive feedback to help each other grow. We are passionate about pushing the boundaries of automation, biology, computing, robotics, design, and user experience to benefit our customers. As a core member of our team, you'll instill these values across the organization and play an integral role in helping grow the team. Join us if you want to make a meaningful impact on the future of technology while being part of a thoughtful, driven team.
THE OPPORTUNITY:
This will be the first consumable assembly technician hire on a growing team, shipping first product and able to make a huge impact. Our consumable technicians will assemble, test and package our instrument consumables and reagent kits using procedures, drawings, and work instructions. We will work collaboratively to meet and exceed Volta Labs and customer's performance and quality expectations.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assemble mechanical assemblies using hand tools, fixtures and jigs
- Ability to independently read and understand assembly drawings, work instructions and assembly procedures
- Clearly communicate to manufacturing and engineering team any issues that need to be addressed
- Responsible for keeping manufacturing areas organized, clean and a safe work environment
- Maintain travelers, test reports and all relevant documentation up to date
- Provide feedback on assembly and test documentation
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- High school Diploma Required
- 3 to 5 years experience working in fabrication or manufacturing environments. Ideally, including instrument/device/robot manufacturing and assembly
- Mechanical/Electrical aptitude with ability to read schematics
- Ability to follow process and test documentation
- Proactive working to improve the mfg processes
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail providing the highest quality of work
- Quick Learner with electro-mechanical troubleshooting skills.
- Familiarity with ERP and PLM software
This is a full-time position that requires a significant amount of in-person work and collaboration. We ask that you can come onsite to our Seaport Office in Boston, MA 5 days a week.
Our Benefits and Perks:
Robust Equity Program, to build future wealth through stock options with high growth potential
Comprehensive Healthcare Coverage, including Medical, Dental, & Vision
HSA, FSA, and Sponsored Commuter Benefit Plans
Access to Our 401K Plan, to save for your future
12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave
Paid Time Off, because we understand the importance of time off for rest and adventure
11 Paid Holidays
Twice Weekly Company Lunches, office snacks, beverages, & treats
Monthly Team Happy Hours and regular team outings
We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, and we actively seek out and value diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself positively contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of bio-automation!