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Sr. Machinist II

Date:  Nov 21, 2022

Danvers, 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

We are looking for a Sr. Machinist II to join our team!  We are a small state of the art machine shop in a rapidly growing medical device company that specializes in collaborating closely with engineers for short-run prototypes & design changes of fixtures, tooling, new product concepts and the occasional repairs. Our equipment is under 5 years old that consists of mostly Proto-Trak mills & lathes. (SX & RX controls). 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support the development of new products by fabricating prototype components.
  • Fabricate metal and plastic components utilizing machine shop equipment.
  • Execute work orders in a timely manner.
  • Review incoming work orders for scheduling and completeness.
  • Ensure equipment is properly maintained and shop is kept in a clean, organized, and safe state.
  • Assist others with machine shop services as required.
  • Provide design consulting to engineering.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and reverse engineer parts to be remade and or modified.
  • Lead machine shop enhancement projects including safety policies, engineering outreach programs, and training initiatives.



Job Qualifications:


  • High School diploma required. Within a technical field preferred.
  • 10+ years of machining experience using milling machines, lathes, saws, sanders, and grinders.
  • All around (class C/B) machining knowledge.
  • Familiar with manual mills & lathes including Proto Trak lathes & mills.
  • Able to read blueprints per ANSI/ISO standards including geometric tolerancing.
  • Ability to execute tasks in a timely manner under minimal supervision.
  • Able to prioritize tasks.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Basic knowledge of SolidWorks preferred but training could be a possibility. 



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