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 ensuring units meet specification and customer order requirements.
  • Oversee production inventory, assembly test equipment, and staffing requirements to maintain production schedules and ensure product quality.
  • Oversee and assign responsibilities to assemblers in the group.
  • Effectively explain assembly procedures or techniques to co-workers.
  • Assist in the creation of manufacturing procedures to ensure clarity and product quality.
  • Maintain a safe, orderly, and clean manufacturing environment.
  • Other responsibilities as required.

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.
  • Must be quality-minded and take the initiative to improve product and process performance.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate machinery for precision work.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to squat or kneel occasionally.
  • Occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.

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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Materials Team Member

Summary/Objective

The Materials Team Member is responsible for performing all duties involving shipping, receiving, stockroom, bar stock sawing and inventory control associated with these duties with minimal supervision.  Inventory control requires working knowledge of Material Requirements planning systems (MRP).

Essential Functions

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

SHIPPING

  • Ship products to customers based on instructions from our ERP (Enterprise Requirement Planning) system.
  • Communicate with personnel throughout the organization to resolve various special shipping instructions.
  • Package and label assembled product after final inspection per instructions.
  • Place assembled output and products received from our parent company into correct storage locations.
  • Assemble a variety of subassemblies, standard and special products using established procedures.
  • Prepare shipments of our parts to outside vendors.
  • Request & file vendor PO’s.

STOCK CONTROL

  • Issue and move blanks to manufacturing per job package.
  • Issue parts to assembly kits.  Review kit shortage frequently.  Move completed kits to assembly area.
  • Place completed manufactured parts and purchased parts into stock locations.  Move Inspection items to INSP location and into stock after inspection.
  • Daily cycle counts and determine best stock locations to optimize space and reduce chance of issue errors.

RECEVING

  • Receive material into our ERP system and move items to appropriate storage location or area.
  • Count and identify incoming material.
  • Receive RGA (Returned Goods Authorization) and store as appropriate.
  • Operate and maintain fork lift truck to include recharging the battery and adding water every Friday afternoon.

SAW HEAT TREAT

  • Receive bar stock into ERP system, add ID mark and store bar stock.
  • Saw and he/t treat bar stock per shop package instruction.

 

  • Other responsibilities as required

Required Competencies

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

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Work Environment
This job operates in a stockroom/loading dock environment. This role routinely uses standard shipping/receiving equipment.

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.

  • 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 100 pounds.
  • Ability to squat, kneel, bend or twist occasionally.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position which operates Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:30pm.

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 3+ Years in a shipping/receiving environment.
  • MRP or ERP experience helpful.

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Precision Assembler I

Summary/Objective

The Precision Assembler I is responsible for assembling high-precision products of varying complexity under a more experienced employee's guidance.  This person will also be responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed.

Essential Functions

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

  • Under the direction of a more experienced employee, assemble a variety of subassemblies, standard and unique products, using established procedures.
  • Accurate fitting, aligning, and adjusting required to very close tolerances or precision fits subject to strict inspection.
  • Set up, and test complete products to ensure that units meet specification and customer order requirements.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Competencies

  • Team player.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Basic computer skills,
  • Detail orientated.
  • Understanding of the importance of customer service.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

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 some office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet 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 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.

  • 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, 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 is a full-time hourly position that 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.
  • 1-3 years in an assembly environment.

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Precision Machinist II

Summary/Objective

Responsible for the manufacture and inspection of high precision products of varying complexity under minimal supervision. Responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed and must have the appropriate level of CNC machining experience required for the job as outlined below.

Essential Functions

  • Set up and operate various CNC machine tools in accordance with company policy, procedures, and time standards.
  • Perform various repetitive production machining operations using the ability to read and interpret drawings, sketches and work instructions.
  • Inspect parts produced.
  • Transmit and receive CNC programs, maintain computerized and/or manual production records.
  • Provide technical assistance and on-the-job training to other employees.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Competencies

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a professional and cooperative manner.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • General computer skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Physical Demands

  • Visual acuity (corrected) to read documents, drawings, instructions and to inspect machined parts.
  • Stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend, squat, kneel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

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

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical or vocational school background is helpful.
  • 5-10 Years in a Manufacturing environment.

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Machine Operator I

Summary/Objective

Responsible for the manufacture and inspection of high precision products of varying complexity under general supervision. Responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed and must have the appropriate level of CNC machining experience required for the job as outlined below.

Essential Functions

  • Set up/operate various CNC machine tools according to company policy, procedures, and time standards.
  • Transmit and receive CNC programs and maintain computerized and/or manual production records.
  • Perform various repetitive production machining operations.
  • Read and interpret drawings, sketches and work instructions.
  • Inspect parts produced.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Competencies

  • Professional and cooperative team player.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral (English).
  • Basic computer skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Physical Demands

  • Visual acuity (corrected) to read documents, drawings, instructions and to inspect machined parts.
  • Stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend, squat, kneel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

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

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent (Technical/Vocational school background helpful).
  • 1-3 Years in a Manufacturing environment.

Interested in this position? Please click the button below to apply!


 

Machine Operator Apprentice

Summary/Objective

Responsible for the manufacture and inspection of high precision products of varying complexity under direct supervision. Responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed.

Essential Functions

  • Set up/operate various CNC machine tools according to company policy, procedures, and time standards.
  • Perform various repetitive production machining operations using the ability to read and interpret drawings, sketches and work instructions.
  • Inspect parts produced.
  • Transmit and receive CNC programs, maintain computerized and/or manual production records.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Competencies

  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional and cooperative to co-workers.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • General computer skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Physical Demands

  • Visual acuity (corrected) to read documents, drawings, instructions and to inspect machined parts.
  • Stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend, squat, kneel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

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

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical or vocational school background is helpful.

Interested in this position? Please click the button below to apply!


 

Facility Maintenance Technician

Summary/Objective

The Facility Maintenance employee is responsible for facility maintenance as directed by the Facility Maintenance Supervisor.

Essential Functions

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

  • Routine and preventative maintenance of facility and equipment.
  • Safe operation of a wide variety of hand tools.
  • Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions.
  • Disposal of metal scrap from machine tools.
  • Painting, carpentry, plumbing, and demolition.
  • Maintaining adequate lubrication reservoir levels in machine tools.
  • Mixing and dispensing of fresh coolant.
  • Contribute to that safe operation and neat and orderly appearance of the facility.
  • Operation and maintenance of electric fork lift truck and scissor lift.
  • Provide back-up for tool crib, saw and heat treat operations.
  • Perform miscellaneous jobs as assigned

Required Competencies

  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Understand and carry out instructions in writing, oral or diagram form.
  • Timely completion and attention to detail of assigned maintenance tasks.
  • Proper use of a wide variety of personal protective equipment.
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  • Able to work with limited supervision.
  • Effective communication skills (English).
  • Strong mechanical skills.
  • Basic arithmetic.
  • Common sense.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Work Environment

This job operates in a manufacturing and professional office environment. This role routinely uses power equipment and hand tools necessary for facility and machine maintenance.

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, some of which may be done with accommodations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate both verbally and in writing. The employee is frequently required to move about the production floor, building property and office space, and reach with hands and arms.  May be necessary to lift up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly exempt position which operates Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:30pm.

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years of maintenance/repair experience.
  • Experience with various mechanical maintenance jobs.

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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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