Our highly automated manufacturing facility in Acton will showcase talented professionals, world-class technologies and innovative solutions that “power” the quality and performance of Insulet Corporation’s unique drug delivery devices.
The Acton, MA site will become the global business and product development site with all commercial and business functions co-located with all technical disciplines. This offers a broad range of career and experience building opportunities. Our work is exciting, innovative, and meaningful and all who join have the ability to make an impact – both professionally and personally.
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) is an innovative medical device company dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes easier. Through its OmniPod Insulin Management System, Insulet seeks to expand the use of insulin pump therapy among people with insulin-dependent diabetes. Insulet's Delivery Systems business also partners with global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to tailor the OmniPod technology platform for the delivery of subcutaneous drugs across multiple therapeutic areas.
This role will start in our Billerica MA office and move to Acton when the plant opens.
Insulet is one of the top 5 fastest growing medical device companies in Massachusetts and is ranked #4 on Forbes Most Innovative Growth Companies List.
The Manufacturing Technician I will be a critical contributor in a mission that truly represents an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a company that is making significant investments in establishing US manufacturing, expanding internationally, and delivering a consistent cadence of product innovations to the market and investing in its people.
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining highly automated and advanced manufacturing equipment necessary for the production of our signature product. This individual will be trained and cross-trained to both operate and repair issues across a variety of technologies including: heat staking, laser welding, mechanical swaging, printed circuit board (PCB) handling and testing, robotic automation, metal stamping and bending, form/fill/seal medical packaging, and high speed discrete component assembly. In addition to equipment operation and maintenance, this individual will be responsible for the product quality performance of the equipment and basic machine troubleshooting in the event of faults and machine stops. This position requires mechanical aptitude, technical ability, machine troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and the willingness to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
During the Plant start-up this position will work during the core business hours. When shifts are implemented first shift will primarily work 6:00am-2:30pm. Business needs may necessitate the need to adjust shift start and end times.
Preferred Skills and Competencies:
International travel may be required up to 50% of time during the first 3-6 months of factory acceptance testing of equipment at vendor’s location.
Required to stand for at least 75% of working time per shift, with walking at least 50% of working time per shift.
Required to reach above shoulder frequently and below waist occasionally.
Required to push and pull.
Ability to lift up to 20lbs occasionally, 5-20lbs frequently.