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Sr. Manufacturing Equipment Technician I

Date:  Nov 26, 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

The Manufacturing Equipment Technician will assist in maintaining and troubleshooting manufacturing fixtures and equipment. This role will order and validate manufacturing aids such as tooling and fixtures in order to meet daily production schedules, reduce defects and enhance productivity and product quality. This role will perform equipment installations (typically benchtop) and evaluate equipment performance.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of duties in the electronic and mechanical areas as the primary technical support for production lines.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment such as laser welders, UV lights, adhesive dispensers, vacuum chambers, ovens, and custom designed equipment
  • Responsible for ensuring and maintaining proper stock of replacement parts and components; includes ordering and inventory activities.
  • Supports the operations supervisor as needed to ensure equipment uptime.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to remain flexible to changing schedules and demands
  • Provide daily update on work status or problems, with recommendations for improvement or correction.
  • Assist with ECO’s to support Manufacturing Engineering
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering with IQ/OQ/PQ on new process equipment, including developing and conducting test protocols and documenting the results.
  • In conjunction with Manufacturing Engineering and Production staff, identify new or updates to tooling, machines, and fixtures to optimize manufacturing processes and uptime.
  • Proven experience in building relationships with cross functional teams.
  • Potential for weekend and on-call support

Job Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent is required
  • 4 years of related work experience desired
  • Regulated industry experience preferred
  • Ability to maintain organized electronic records of equipment
  • Possess the manual dexterity and visual acuity to work with small assemblies and sub-assemblies.
  • Able to work on problems requiring the exercise of considerable autonomy, judgment, and expertise.
  • Knowledge of lean, six sigma, kaizen, and continuous improvement initiatives a plus
  • Basic knowledge in machine shop, metrology, and tool usage.
  • Prioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner with general supervision.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and SAP desired.

Will be required to wear clean room attire and follow clean room practices and regulations.


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