Harmonic Drive LLC | 42 Dunham Ridge, Beverly, MA 01915 | 800-921-3332
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Harmonic Drive LLC is currently growing!  We strive to hire only the best and brightest.  Having the best talent means rewarding our employees with the best benefit plans.  We offer 100% paid medical, dental, short-term, and long-term disability, as well as a well-funded 401k plan.  

Current Open Positions

Harmonic Drive LLC is currently seeking to add qualified personnel for the following positions: 


 

Lead Electro-Mechanical Assembler

Summary/Objective

The Lead Electro-Mechanical Assembler is responsible for the assembly and testing of high precision products of varying complexity, under minimal supervision.  This person will also be responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed. This person will be responsible for managing the resources required to maintain the manufacturing environment and ensure timely completion of high-quality products that conform to all documented requirements.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assemble various subassemblies, standards, and special products according to regulatory, organizational, and procedural requirements.
  • Accurate fitting, aligning, and adjusting required to very close tolerances or precision fits subject to strict inspection.
  • Ability to cut, strip, solder, crimp and terminate small gauge wire according to specifications using hand and power tools.
  • Set up and test complete products to determine compliance with exacting operating requirements using automated and manual testing methods.
  • Maintain a safe, orderly, and clean manufacturing environment.
  • Manage and assign responsibilities to assemblers in the group.
  • Manage production inventory, assembly test equipment, and personnel requirements as necessary to maintain production schedules and ensure product quality.
  • Instruct others in assembly and test methods.  Assist in the creation of manufacturing procedures to ensure clarity and product quality.

Required Competencies

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to multitask in an accurate, timely, and organized fashion.
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a professional and cooperative manner.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Understanding the importance of customer service.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Detail-oriented.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position is a supervisory role, overseeing the work of Electro-Mechanical Assemblers in a dedicated assembly area.

Work Environment
This job operates in a dedicated laboratory in a professional manufacturing environment.  Employees in this role routinely use electrical test equipment, standard hand tools, and microscopes, as well as some office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully, some of which may be done with accommodations.

While performing this job's duties, the employee is regularly required to communicate both verbally and in writing. The employee is frequently required to move about the office, use a computer, and reach with hands and arms.  It may be necessary to lift 50 lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate machinery for precision work.
  • Must have visual acuity (corrected) to read directions and prints and inspect machined parts closely to ensure that they meet specifications visual abilities also include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to squat or kneel occasionally.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position is full-time, which operates Monday through Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Technical or vocational school background in electrical or electronics helpful.
  • 5 years of experience in a precision electro-mechanical assembly environment.
  • Training to IPC-A-610 and IPC-A-620 standards for electronic and cable/wire harness assemblies helpful.

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Summary/Objective

Candidates to possess a strong understanding of power transmission products and associated components.  A proficiency in CAD design and detailing using SolidWorks is required. Knowledge of EPDM, DriveWorks, and other SolidWorks functions and add-on are a plus.  Ability to function in a fast-paced manufacturing environment in collaboration on multiple task with other departments is required.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Design electromechanical products and create manufacturing drawings, using SolidWorks, to Customer and Company specifications.
  • Design assembly and test fixtures as required for manufacturing.
  • Create test and assembly procedures and reports in collaboration with other departments to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Work with purchasing and manufacturing to source vendors for component purchases and create bills of materials.
  • Written and verbal communication skills enabling a clear and accurate understanding when communicating with sales as well as directly with customers or vendors.
  • Work with relevant departments (i.e. Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Assembly, etc.) to evaluate Deficiency Reports and suggest actions.  When necessary prepare Deviation or Change Requests for items requiring Customer approval.

Required Competencies

  • Experience with DriveWorks a plus.
  • Strong mechanical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrate design creativity and pragmatic problem-solving skills with the ability to design for manufacturing ease and cost in mind.
  • Advanced SolidWorks knowledge required with a sound understanding of GD&T.
  • Sound computer skills (Microsoft Office, ERP, etc.).
  • Ability to generate accurate reports to clearly document and communicate findings.
  • Familiarity with engineering documentation control practices.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical power transmission and motion control components.
  • Ability to work across teams and communicate clearly with colleagues, customers, and partners in a professional and cooperative manner.
  • Understanding of manufacturing capabilities and limitations.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple task in an accurate, timely, and organized fashion.
  • Willingness to take ownership of a project.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the importance of customer satisfaction.
  • Hands on experience in assembly and or machining is a plus.
  • Ability to use calipers and micrometers.  Familiarity with other inspection tools and methods and the ability to interpret inspection reports (CMM, FAIR, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience with various types of Automation is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional, open-concept, office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers as well as electrical and environmental test equipment located in a dedicated laboratory.  Remote work is anticipated during the pandemic.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate both verbally and in writing. The employee frequently is required to move about the office and shop, use a computer, and reach with hands and arms.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Travel

Infrequent day-trips and overnight travel may be required.

Required Education and Experience

  • BS in Engineering is required.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Certification in SolidWorks a plus.
  • Certification in GD&T a plus.

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Quality Assurance Technician 

Summary/Objective

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for monitoring the overall process to assure that product exiting the process is correct.  Monitoring includes mechanical and visual inspection of precision parts for dimensional and visual compliance to established procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for inspection of incoming product to established drawings and standards.
  • Responsible for In-Process Inspection of product to drawings and standards.
  • Responsible for providing inspection support to all departments in the organization.
  • Document Non-Conforming Material per established procedures.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Required Competencies

  • Perform receiving, in-process, and final inspection.
  • Machine shop process knowledge; turning, milling.
  • Experience with CMM (programming skills preferred, such as Mitutoyo MCOSMOS).
  • Knowledge of the gear manufacturing processes of shaping, hobbing and shot peening and cleaning helpful.
  • Knowledge of crimping and soldering termination inspection is helpful.
  • Programming CMM from 3D solid models is helpful.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Working knowledge of GD&T (read and interpret).
  • Mechanical Inspection of precision part.
  • Must be able to multi-task without losing track of details.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills (including Microsoft Office)

Supervisory Responsibility

None.

Work Environment
This job operates in a manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses shop floor tools and machinery.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate machinery for precision work.
  • Visual acuity (corrected) to read directions and prints and to inspect machined parts closely to ensure that they meet specifications.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to squat or kneel occasionally.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm.

Travel

None.

Required Education and Experience

  • 5-7 years as a QA Technician.
  • High School or equivalent diploma.
  • Visual inspection experience.

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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Harmonic Drive LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Harmonic Drive LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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