We are looking for you Mechanical Assembly Technician

Role Overview

PI (Physik Instrumente), LP is the world leader in high precision positioning systems: Nano Positioning, Micro Positioning, Precision Motion and Automation Systems. Our product lines include piezoelectric-based nano positioners, motorized stepper and servo stages, and linear motor stages. Our customers are the leading OEM’s and researchers in high tech fields such as semiconductor, photonics, biomedical, aerospace, astronomy, metrology, scientific instrumentation, and scientific research in microscopy and beam lines.  

Our culture is open, transparent, enthusiastic with a general curiosity to solve emerging science and technology challenges. If you have an open, inquiring mind and like to develop solutions for first generation problems, you will be right at home.  We are pioneers by nature; quite frequently, we are creating or building a device that will be applied for the first time, for a process that will be leveraged for an entire marketplace.  

We have a front-row-seat to innovation. Our customers are building the future generation of earth changing technologies. Our products help build products that everyone has or knows. We are a purposeful organization, and we collaborate to solve our customers' problems. Our engineering helps build success with our customers. 

We have an immediate opening for a Mechanical Assembly Technician to work in our advanced manufacturing assembly department based in our Hopkinton, MA location. This is a full-time role, Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm.  This position will be responsible for the build and assembly of precision machinery, automation systems, and motion control systems


What You Will Do: 

  • Mechanical assembly and testing of machinery and devices requiring precision. alignments and measurements, in accordance with 2D and 3D assembly drawings and written procedures.
  • Diagnose and repair problems with product returned from the field
  • Propose and implement process and equipment improvements to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve safety conditions
  • Support production activities as required to achieve the goals or the entire department
  • Mentor other Technicians in the areas of assembly, troubleshooting, and testing products
  • Report failures and defects via company quality processes
  • Ability to cooperate with others in a team effort to achieve quality, safety and productivity goals
  • Ability to work overtime to meet production schedule as needed
  • Collaborate with Advanced Manufacturing Engineering on fixture development, process improvements, corrective actions, and any other measures needed to drive continuous improvement within the group.
  • Follow 5S and lean manufacturing principles and practices in an ISO 9001 manufacturing environment.


What Have You Done: 

  • High school diploma or GED is required, Associate Degree or certificate in a technical discipline in electronics, mechanical, or related technologies is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be capable of completing assembly and test records for regulatory and quality control requirements.
  • Ability to read schematics and technical drawings.
  • Ability to perform complex mechanical tasks and perform precision alignments and measurements.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work activities.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot complex electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills.


What We Provide:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO medical plan with HSA.
  • Dental and vision insurance.
  • LTD & Life insurance
  • 401k with a generous company match. 


PI (Physik Instrumente), LP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Employment is dependent on the results of an initial drug test and background check. We are open to reasonable accommodation – please contact us at HR@pi-usa.us for consideration.  

We are not currently providing work authorization or sponsorship for this opportunity.