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Production Associate II

Date:  Jul 24, 2022

Woburn, Massachusetts, US, 01801

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

Micro-assembly work. Work with a highly skilled team to assemble and test Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors. Team members will work with both electro-mechanical and fiber optic components.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assembly of fiber optic components requiring:
    • Handling Fiber
    • Removing fiber sheathing using chemicals
    • Connector/Ferrule attach using epoxy
    • Connector/Ferrule polishing and inspection
    • Cleaning of optical components
    • Using tweezers to position, align and assemble very small optical components while working under a microscope
  • Utilizing calibrated instruments, measurement equipment, microscopes, and test fixtures to test and inspect fiber optic components
  • Accurate data collection / data entry using electronic travelers
  • Maintain clean room integrity by using proper attire and adherence to clean room environment practice and procedures

Required Skills:

  • Detail oriented with experience in precise alignment of optical components while working under a microscope
  • Great hand-eye coordination and dexterity skills for assembling very small components under a microscope
  • 4+ years of Optical Fiber assembly experience required
  • High School graduate or equivalent manufacturing experience required
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel
  • Expertise working with Fiber Optics is a plus


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: Woburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston