Assembler - Level 1


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Marlborough, CT

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Build a career powered by innovations that matter! At Novanta, our innovations power technology products that are transforming healthcare and advanced manufacturing—improving productivity, enhancing people’s lives and redefining what’s possible. We create for our global customers engineered components and sub-systems that deliver extreme precision and performance for a range of mission-critical applications—from minimally invasive surgery to robotics to 3D metal printing.

Novanta is one global team with over 26 offices located in The Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Looking for a great place to work? You have found it with a culture that embraces teamwork, collaboration and empowerment. Come explore Novanta.


Celera Motion’s precision motion control products solve challenges for technology-driven medical and advanced manufacturing original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are growing and are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Assembler I to join our high performing technology team. Our products are used in some of the most advanced mechatronics and robotics applications in the world.

The ideal candidate will be a confident and highly organized self-starter with some applications knowledge, communication and technical problem-solving skills to ensure execution of our quality standards and customer on time delivery metrics.

To learn more about Celera Motion, please visit us at

Primary Responsibilities

  • Able to read, understand, and adhere to work instructions, BOMs, and assembly drawings
  • Usage of hand tools properly and safely
  • Mechanical assembly of product within acceptable quality and output levels
  • Soldering of cables, wires and through hole devices within acceptable quality limits
  • Inspect product and properly identify non-conformances
  • Properly operate pass/fail test equipment (ALTF, PD Test, etc.)
  • Cleanliness and workstation clean up through 5S standards

General Tasks

  • IPC solder verified (Consistently meet IPC requirements; tested per IPC610 requirements)

Required Experience, Education, Skills, Training and Competencies

  • Team player with strong computer, written, verbal and skills
  • Previous experience with opto-electronics and PCB commodities,
  • Working experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma environments
  • Basic knowledge and practice of ESD and 5S principles
  • Safety and chemical awareness

Travel Requirements

  • None

Physical Requirements

  • Standing for extended periods at a time

Novanta is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action workplace. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military and veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other category protected by federal law or Novanta policy.

Please call +1 781-266-5700 if you need a disability accommodation for any part of the employment process.