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Senior Fabrication Associate I

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Woburn, Massachusetts, US, 01923

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

The MEMS Fabrication Production Associate will be responsible for manufacturing, inspecting, and testing high quality medical devices while working within a controlled manufacturing system.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fabricate MEMS devices per approved manufacturing procedures in multiple process areas including photolithography, etch, deposition and metrology
  • Perform in-process quality checks on in-process material and finished product
  • Utilize small hand tools, calibrated instruments, measurement equipment, microscopes, and test fixtures
  • Participate in meetings as needed
  • Assist engineers with experiments, data collection, observation, analysis, tool qualifications, and reporting
  • Work with engineers and technicians to resolve line issues and production problems and suggest improvements
  • Maintain clean room integrity by using proper attire and adherence to clean room environment practice and procedures
  • Maintain accurate records/documentation related to quality, process logs, work in progress, test results, labor (e.g., timecards), and special projects
  • Process parts as per priorities and deliver goals with minimal supervision
  • Run basic preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Apply workstation practices and line clearance in daily activities
  • Adhere to general safety rules, manufacturing procedures, company policies and procedures, QSR, and FDA regulations




Job Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent manufacturing experience required. Associates Degree or higher in technical field preferred.
  • 3 years of related work experience in MEMS fabrication, quality inspection, photolithography, etching, and test. Medical device experience preferred or other highly regulated environment.  
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working in a cleanroom and under yellow lights
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to work with small silicon and glass substrates in a high-volume manufacturing setting
  • Knowledge of lean, six sigma, kaizen, and continuous improvement initiatives a plus.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English 
  • Ability to utilize basic math skills
  • Execute tasks in a timely manner under general supervision.
  • Computer literacy required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite desired



Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Boston