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Electrical and Mechanical Assembly Technician

VAIA Technologies LLC

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Posted on 10/07/2021


Westborough, MA.


VAIA Technologies is a leading US provider of solutions for customers looking to make dramatic improvements in product and process quality and reliability. Our skilled team of software developers and engineers utilize the latest technologies and techniques in machine vision, automation, and robotics to deliver integrated solutions that address the most challenging customer needs.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Electrical & Mechanical Assembly Technician will perform control panel assembly and general shop assembly-level tasks in a busy machine vision, automation, and robotics operation. The candidate will be comfortable working to deadlines and collaborating with other team members, customers, and vendors to ensure successful and on-time system delivery.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete mechanical panel build (layout of backplate, drilling, tapping, component layout)
  • Build electrical control UL panels to specification.
  • Assembly of automation systems per mechanical drawings under supervision
  • Assist in the commissioning and testing of customer systems
  • Use power tools and equipment to perform tasks (grinders, drills, saws)
  • Read, understand and utilize various engineering and manufacturing documents including bills of materials, assembly drawings, assembly instructions, wiring schematics, and diagrams
  • Apply hand tools to ensure correct torque
  • Document QC and problem resolution logs
  • Perform re-work of wiring and assembly at request and guidance of QC technicians
  • Assist in training measures as needed
  • Assist in other areas of manufacturing as needed
  • Inventory and supplies management and tracking
  • Build shipping crates, prepare systems for shipment
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized, and efficient work area

Minimum Skills & Abilities

  • Have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have good attention to detail and be able to read and analyze data and other written information
  • Be self-motivated with drive, enthusiasm, commitment, and ability to work on projects autonomously.
  • Be physically capable of moving, lifting, or otherwise manipulating equipment
  • Be interested in new technologies and a quick study on new technology and concepts
  • Be comfortable working on multiple concurrent projects as part of a cross-functional team
  • Be prepared for periods of prolonged standing during mechanical and electrical assembly
  • Enjoy working with a small team in a high energy environment

Minimum Education & Experience

  • Associates Degree or other technical schooling equivalents
  • 2 years of practical experience in related fields
  • Ability to interpret and understand mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics
  • Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with Solidworks or similar CAD framework
  • Valid driver’s license, own your own transportation
  • Must be legally capable of renting a cargo vehicle

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Founded as Machine Vision Company (MVC) in 2002 and headquartered just outside Boston MA and with offices in Austin TX, VAIA Technologies is a full service machine vision, automation and robotics systems integrator providing turnkey vision solutions, custom machine builds, vision consulting in support of manufacturing and OEMs across a wide range of industries. The company was rebranded and renamed to VAIA Technologies in 2017 to better reflect our full range of offerings and capabilities: Vision, Automation, Integration, Analytics. Differentiated by an extensive in-house software development and engineering expertise, VAIAs systems have been successfully deployed nationwide and internationally to over 300 clients including many Fortune 500 clients. VAIA specializes in conceptualizing, designing installing and maintaining solutions that address most difficult of issues. Our engineers are highly skilled at identifying and deploying the correct technology for each project. As well as being a leading US based Cognex Partner System Integrator (PSI), we also have years of experience integrating technology from Keyence, Halcon, Allen Bradley, Fanuc, Opto Engineering and others.

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