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Assembler I, Electronics - Monday to Friday, paid holidays and time off!

Req ID:  3773



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

This is an entry-level Assembler position performing a wide variety of mechanical and measurement assembly operations. The Assembler follows methods and sequence of operations in assembling cables, component installation, soldering, establish wired connections, bonding and fitting on assembly units. This person makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to blueprint specifications.


Join our team to enjoy a pleasant, safe work environment, good people, excellent benefits like paid holidays and 3 weeks of paid vacation time! Training is available! This position is Monday-Friday. 

Job Duties

*  Acquire job skills, and learn company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and adherence to production plan schedules while producing high quality products to standards.


*  Adhere to policy and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment.


*  Work on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment.


*  Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. Work under close supervision.


*  Act as a champion of the company’s Lean and Continuous Improvement programs.


*  Time and attendance are in accordance with company policies, procedures and work area schedule.


*  Complete work orders on schedule to ensure a constant flow of finished product to support customer service levels.


*  Obtain knowledge of all proprietary formulations.


*  Formulate epoxies and powdered metals to established formulations.


*  Prepare molds and parts for product casting.


*  Prepare product components and fixtures for assembly.


*  Implement standard bond processes and fabricate cable assemblies.


*  Establish wired electrical connections and install specified tuning components into assemblies (hand soldering).


*  Operate machinery and precision measurement equipment to manufacture molded parts and materials used in the production of ultrasound transducers.

Job Requirements



*  Minimum High School Degree or Equivalent.


*  Typically requires less than 1 year of related experience.


*  Able to lift 20 pounds.




*  Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment a plus.


*  Experience working with Manual lathes, Mills and Presses a definite plus.


*  Have good manual dexterity.


*  Computer skills and literacy a plus.


*  Strong attention to detail and verbal communication skills. 


*  Ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously


*  Must be a highly organized, self-managed individual who strives to work with minimum supervision in a fast paced environment


We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit



It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Assembly, Electrical, Electronics, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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