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Posted: 9/13/2021

Shift: Monday thru Friday; Schedule Flexible

Location: Our headquarters in Torrance, CA

Employment Type: Full time

Start Date: ASAP

Blue Robotics is looking for an Assembly Technician to join our production team building underwater vehicles, thrusters, lights, sensors, and other products. As the Assembly Technician, each component that you assemble will go out into the world to help explore shipwrecks, study endangered species, map the ocean floor, and generally advance human understanding of the oceans.

Because our customers depend on our products performing consistently when they are out in the field, our manufacturing team is focused on continuous process improvement. For us that means every Assembly Technician is someone who is willing to learn and ask questions, comfortable receiving feedback, and can be trusted to work consistently with minimal supervision. Our processes change as we discover better ways of doing things, so someone who is flexible and able to learn quickly is an ideal fit for this position.

We provide hands-on training and frequent check-ins to ensure you are comfortable and confident following assembly procedures. Within 30 days you will be able to cut cable, strip and tin cable, solder cable onto PCBs, and assemble our core products from start to finish with some assistance. By three months, we expect you to be able to fly solo; assembling products that consistently meet quality standards at the same rate as the rest of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consistently assemble products that meet quality standards;
  • Complete manufacturing orders in a timely manner;
  • Package and label products;
  • Maintain detailed notes on each job;
  • Report scrap and waste;
  • Maintain an orderly workstation;
  • Follow safety guidelines;
  • Communicate production issues as they arise;
  • Take the initiative to stay up-to-date on production processes;
  • Complete other tasks as needed from time to time

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Able to follow both written and verbal instructions;
  • 1 – 2 years experience soldering and assembling products;
  • Comfortable using basic tools (screwdriver, drill, tape gun, etc.);
  • High School diploma or GED;
  • Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide);

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with 5S principles;
  • Understanding of ESD prevention;
  • Experience working in a warehouse/manufacturing environment;
  • Experience working in a Lean Manufacturing environment a plus!

Physical Requirements:
Assembly Technicians carry trays of products from one workstation to the next to complete assembly. Most work is completed while sitting down, although some workstations require standing. Additionally, this position requires carrying, pulling/pushing, bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching, as well as using basic hand tools. Soldering and assembly require excellent visual capability with or without corrective lenses. Team members will be lifting objects weighing 30 lbs frequently.

Benefits for FT Team Members:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Employer funded Basic Life and AD&D coverage
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with 4% matching
  • Paid vacation hours + paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Plenty of parking
  • Team lunches and other fun events

If you’re interested in this position, please email us at [email protected] with your resume as well as a description of why you think you’re a good fit for job!

Posted:11-24-21

Location: Our satellite office in Victoria, BC, Canada

Employment Type: Full time hourly; 4-month or 8-month terms.

Start Date: January, May, and September 2022

Blue Robotics is a rapidly growing company that designs and manufactures marine robotics components and vehicles to enable the future of ocean exploration.

You will work on a team with our R&D engineers to solve big problems and your ideas will help drive the direction and growth of the company. Every day will bring new challenges and you will have exposure to many different products, designs, technologies, and processes.

We are looking for people who are driven, organized, and can handle independence in this role. You’ll be guided by our team of engineers, but given responsibility and projects of your own. Your work will have a tangible and direct impact every day on the future of understanding our oceans.

Our primary location and facility is in Torrance, California, but this position is based at our satellite office in Victoria, BC, Canada. The team in this office is focused on the development and testing of new products. You will be part of that team, working with several engineers onsite, as well as collaborating remotely with our team in Torrance. Opportunities may arise for travel to our main facility within your work term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Iterative development of new products, including:
    • Concept generation and problem solving;
    • Creating new parts, assemblies, and drawings;
    • Rapid prototyping and testing;
    • Collecting data and generating test reports;
    • Working with new and existing suppliers on new products; and
    • Writing requirements, specifications and other engineering documentation.
  • Building and maintaining field test vehicles.
  • Designing, assembling, and maintaining lab testing equipment.
  • Assisting in lab testing including assembly of test articles and application of test factors.
  • Developing engineering change orders (ECOs). This includes:
    • Revising the designs of existing products;
    • Creating and revising drawings;
    • Communicating with suppliers to implement part changes;
    • Testing and validating new changes;
    • Generating engineering change documentation; and
    • Working with other departments to coordinate ECO implementation.
  • Participating in team meetings and communicating within and outside the R&D department.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • In-progress Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering discipline;
  • Demonstrated experience with SolidWorks;
  • Soldering, machining, fabrication, or 3D printing experience;
  • Experience with Arduino and/or Raspberry Pi or other microcontrollers;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Capable of being self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience performing any of the “Essential Functions” above.
  • Work experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in taking ownership of engineering projects and pushing them through to completion. This includes project management experience.
  • Any robotics experience, including RC vehicles.
  • PCB design or other electrical experience.
  • Perks:

  • Competitive pay
  • Growth and learning opportunities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free team lunches 3 days per week
  • To apply for this position, please email your resume, project portfolio, and a brief cover letter to: [email protected]

    Posted:12-06-21

    Location: Our facility in Torrance, CA

    Employment Type: Part-time during academic periods, full time when available

    Start Date: When available, 2022

    Blue Robotics is a rapidly growing company that designs and manufactures marine robotics components and vehicles to enable the future of ocean exploration.

    You will work on a team with our R&D engineers to solve big problems and your ideas will help drive the direction and growth of the company. Every day will bring new challenges and you will have exposure to many different products, designs, technologies, and processes.

    We are looking for people who are driven, organized, and can handle independence in this role. You’ll be guided by our team of engineers, but given responsibility and projects of your own. Your work will have a tangible and direct impact every day on the future of understanding our oceans.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Iterative development of new products, including:
    • Concept generation and problem solving;
    • Creating new parts, assemblies, and drawings;
    • Rapid prototyping and testing;
    • Collecting data and generating test reports;
    • Working with new and existing suppliers on new products; and
    • Writing requirements, specifications and other engineering documentation.
  • Building and maintaining field test vehicles.
  • Designing, assembling, and maintaining lab testing equipment.
  • Assisting in lab testing including assembly of test articles and application of test factors.
  • Developing engineering change orders (ECOs). This includes:
    • Revising the designs of existing products;
    • Creating and revising drawings;
    • Communicating with suppliers to implement part changes;
    • Testing and validating new changes;
    • Generating engineering change documentation; and
    • Working with other departments to coordinate ECO implementation.
  • Participating in team meetings and communicating within and outside the R&D department.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • In-progress Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering discipline;
  • Demonstrated experience with SolidWorks;
  • Soldering, machining, fabrication, or 3D printing experience;
  • Experience with Arduino and/or Raspberry Pi or other microcontrollers;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Capable of being self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience performing any of the “Essential Functions” above.
  • Work experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in taking ownership of engineering projects and pushing them through to completion. This includes project management experience.
  • Any robotics experience, including RC vehicles.
  • PCB design or other electrical experience.
  • Perks:

  • Competitive pay
  • Growth and learning opportunities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free team lunches 3 days per week
  • To apply for this position, please email your resume, project portfolio, and a brief cover letter to: [email protected]. Ensure your availability period and your preference for full-time or part-time is specified in your cover letter.