Harmonic Drive LLC | 42 Dunham Ridge, Beverly, MA 01915 | 800-921-3332
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You will love working here! Harmonic Drive LLC, the worldwide leader in precision motion control is currently growing!  Our products are used in everything from spaceflight to semiconductor equipment to surgical robots, so it's only natural that we strive to hire 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 401(k) plan and profit sharing. 

  • Brand New North American Headquarters & Manufacturing Facility
  • Clean, temperature controlled environment
  • State-of-the-Art manufacturing and assembly equipment
  • Opportunities for continued professional growth
  • ISO 9001 and AS9100 registered
  • On-site design, quality, and manufacturing engineering staff

 

Current Open Positions


CNC Machinist I

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
• 1-3 Years in a Manufacturing environment

Please note this job posting 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. 

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


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Fax to: 978-538-1969

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Harmonic Drive LLC
42 Dunham Ridge
Beverly, MA 01915

Mechatronics Applications Engineer II

Summary/Objective

This role requires supporting customers with mechatronics products such as actuators, motors, encoders, sensors, and servo drives with advice, troubleshooting, or testing.  In addition, the role requires supporting internal product development, production and returned materials to ensure specifications are met or exceeded with the highest quality level using existing or developing proper test equipment or procedures.  Must be a hands-on contributor with project management skills enabling supporting several tasks with different mechatronics products including those from third parties.

 

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

  • Electro-mechanical calculations, testing, and customer support for systems of varied complexity integrating industrial electro-mechanical system components including actuators, motors, gears, bearings, sensors, cable assemblies, connectors, servo drives, and controllers.
  • Support the development of products, components, specifications, and processes for complex electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Develop and document test equipment and procedures for electro-mechanical assemblies. Perform analysis, troubleshooting, and testing at the component and systems level for products in development as well as in production.
  • Develop software or script to automate testing processes.
  • Work with vendors to analyze products to potentially be integrated in new designs and to troubleshoot situations or advise new features or specification necessary for an application.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills enabling a clear and accurate understanding when communicating with sales as well as directly with customers or vendors.
  • Interact with customers to gain an understanding of the product requirements. Defines scope, plans, and deliverables for assigned work.
  • Follow and make recommendations to improve upon Harmonic Drive’s processes and procedures.
  • Technical leadership and project management skills.
  • Mentor fellow engineers.
  • Participate in root cause investigations and analyses.       

    Competencies

    • Strong electrical and/or mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment including integration and testing of electro-mechanical systems.
    • Strong electro-mechanical problem solving skills, with root cause analysis and design of experiments knowledge  
    • Servo drive design, development, commissioning and troubleshooting experience for motion control systems. Experience with servo drives from Copley Controls, Elmo, Mitsubishi, Yaskawa, B&R, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Bosch Rexroth or Panasonic is a plus.
    • Experience with absolute and incremental encoders and associated communication protocols
    • Experience with brushless DC motors
    • Experience with electrical test equipment such as multimeters, power meters, oscilloscopes, etc.
    • Hands on experience in mechanical and electrical assembly including soldering and crimping is a plus.
    • Experience successfully managing projects with small teams of engineers with excellent organization, problem solving and time management skills.
    • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, ERP, etc.).
    • Experience with various types of automated machinery and robotics is a plus as well as experience with automation, robotics, and PC-based motion control software.
    • Networking experience including EtherCAT and CANopen a plus.
    • Experience with software tools, Simulink and MATLAB, to model system behavior a plus.
    • Programming skills such as with Python or LabVIEW is a plus.
    • Ability to develop PCBAs for various applications a plus.
    • Familiar with engineering documentation control practices.
    • Experience writing technical specifications, reports and project proposals.
    • Aerospace or medical equipment design experience a plus.
    • Strong, results-driven and self-directed individual with personal commitment to excellence.
    • Promotes a creative and innovative work environment.
    • Ability to work across teams and communicate clearly verbally and in writing with colleagues, customers, and partners in a professional and cooperative manner.
    • Willing to travel to customers’ sites when necessary
    • Willingness to work beyond core business hours, as needed, to meet project deadlines.

      Supervisory Responsibility
      This position has no direct reports.

      Work Environment
      This job operates in a professional 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

      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

      Travel domestically and internationally, when required, up to 10% of the time.

       

      Required Education and Experience

      • BS degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
      • 5+ years of related engineering experience.

      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. 

                                                                  

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Harmonic Drive LLC
42 Dunham Ridge
Beverly, MA 01915

General Accountant

Summary/Objective
Under the supervision of the Controller, we are looking for a General accounting professional with demonstrated experience in general accounting functions (A/R, A/P, Inventory review/audit) cost and manufacturing experience is a plus.  Proven analytical and communication skills.  Demonstrated ERP experience, we use Microsoft AX.  Works independently as well as in a team setting, will communicate with our engineers operations and sales personnel.

The general accountant must possess accounting skills that have been gained through education and experience. 

 

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

 

Accounting:

  • Assist in all phases of corporate accounting including but not limited to AP, AR, accruals, fixed assets, depreciation, prepaids, and the closing process
  • Reconcile and prepare journal entries.
  • Timely processing of accounts payable and working with vendors on any billing discrepancies
  • Assist on the accounts receivable side with customer inquiries.
  • Help perform month end close activities and journal entries.
  • Assist in preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements and annual reporting.
  • Inventory reconciliation, investigate and resolve discrepancies.
  • Analyze perpetual inventory locations for accuracy and valuation.
  • Participation and analysis, cycle counting program.
  • Identifies improvements for internal processes and controls.
  • Contribute in answering questions from annual external audit.
  • Ad hoc analyses and projects, as needed.

Required Competencies

  • Working knowledge of ERP manufacturing system
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills strong in Excel.
  • Excellent communication, strong analytical, problem solving, and computer skills required.
  • Ability to interface with members of other departments and corporate staff.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no direct reports.

 

Work Environment.

This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

 

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 office, use a computer, and reach with hands and arms.  May be necessary to lift up to 30 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 position which operates during normal business hours Monday through Friday.

 

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Advanced degree and/or related certification a plus
  • 3+ years of demonstrated Accounting/Finance experience.

 

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. 

 

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


Email Resume

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Harmonic Drive LLC
42 Dunham Ridge
Beverly, MA 01915

Business Intelligence Developer I

Summary/Objective
The Business Intelligence Developer will plan, design and develop reporting needs to support the organization. The successful candidate will have experience with PowerBI, Microsoft SQL Server and have familiarity with ERP database systems.

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

  • Plan, test and develop reports for cross-departmental needs
  • Development and support of PowerBI reports
  • Development and support of SQL Reporting reports as needed
  • Design and development of a Data Warehouse
  • Provide data exports upon request
  • Read and write Microsoft T-SQL scripts
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to information being processed, stored or accessed on the network
  • Assist personnel of other departments as a computer resource
  • Provide on-the-job training to new and current staff members
  • Other duties as required

Required Competencies

  • PowerBI
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Data Warehouse design

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

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 sit or move about the office, use a computer, 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 salaried position that operates during normal business hours Monday through Friday.

  • Evening and/or weekend work may be required in response to the systems being supported.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Travel
Travel is not required for this role.  

Required Education and Experience

BS in Computer Science preferred

Experience with PowerBI

Experience with Microsoft Azure

Experience with Microsoft SQL Server

 

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. 

 

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


Email Resume

Fax to: 978-538-1969

Mail to:
Harmonic Drive LLC
42 Dunham Ridge
Beverly, MA 01915

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