Manufacturing Assistant

This posting is current as of 14 February 2012.

The company

Pololu is a small, growing company of intelligent and dedicated people that designs, manufactures, and sells robotics and electronics products. You can find out more about us and see other open positions on our jobs page.

The position

We are seeking a full-time, entry-level manufacturing assistant. Experience with electronics and soldering is a plus, but we will train the right person who has mechanical aptitude, ability to concentrate on repetitive tasks, and attention to detail. Duties will include electronics assembly and general manufacturing assistance.

Summary

  • This is a full-time position for on-site work at our Las Vegas location. Work hours are every Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM.
  • Pay will start at $8.25 per hour (depending on skills and experience).
  • Duties include day-to-day electronics manufacturing and packaging, including:
    • Organizing and cleaning the shop
    • Packaging parts
    • Electronics assembly
    • Soldering
    • Inspecting printed circuit boards
    • Re-working surface-mount assemblies
    • Recording job notes
    • Other manufacturing assistance as needed

Requirements

  • Reliable attendance
  • Reliable transportation
  • Cheerful, can-do attitude, strong work ethic
  • Coordinated
  • Good fine motor skills/dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to do repetitive tasks for long hours, without losing concentration
  • Ability to stand for long hours
  • Good time management
  • Organized
  • Ability to work alone and in a team
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Problem solver
  • Quick learner
  • Fluent in English
  • Computer skills: can operate a Windows PC, print, and do basic internet browsing
  • Ability to do basic math: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 40 pounds several times a day
  • Must pass a background check (background check will include criminal record, driving record, credit history, workers compensation claim history, and social security number verification)

Other desired (but not required) skills and experience

  • Experience in electronics inspection and quality control
  • Experience in electronics assembly
  • Experience in operating electronics assembly equipment, such as pick-and-place
  • Experience using microscopes and other QC equipment

How to apply

To apply for this position at Pololu, please fill out our application form and send us a cover letter and resume to jobs@pololu.com. Applicants will also be required to fill out an Employer Lynx background investigation release form (70k pdf) before being hired. For additional questions about any positions, please contact Linnea Goldstein at 702-262-6648 or jobs@pololu.com.