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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Janis Research.  Please see below for our current open positions. Please visit our Benefits page to see a brief description of our benefits programs.

Applicants should mail, email or fax their resume and an application for employment to the address below.

Attention: Human Resources Department
JANIS RESEARCH COMPANY, Inc.
225 Wildwood Avenue
Woburn, MA 01801-2025 USA
FAX: +1 781 491-0889
E-Mail: wrennick@janis.com

 

Employment Opportunities

Sales Administrator

Janis Research Company is seeking an individual to provide a high-level of administrative support to our sales team. Responsibilities include government bid preparation, order processing, preparation of sales reports for management, organizing and updating customer information in Salesforce and general office duties. Requires five years of experience in sales administration preferably in a manufacturing company, high level Microsoft Office capability, proficiency with Salesforce.com or similar CRM software, proficiency with Macola or similar ERP software, and a flexible can-do attitude.

Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Principals only. EOE.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Janis Research is looking for a senior mechanical engineer with advanced knowledge of parametric design software, Solid Works in particular, to work with physicists and sales engineers on product development in all stages, from research and development to design and manufacturing. Experience in the aerospace or scientific instrumentation industry desired. Knowledge of materials with a deep understanding of different types of metal and plastic jointing techniques, welding and brazing in particular. Experience with PDM and PLM systems, thermal and mechanical FEA, CAM is a must. BSME, MSME preferred and at least 5 years hands-on mechanical design experience is required. Prior machining experience or vacuum product design experience would be beneficial. Experience in cryogenics would be a major plus.

Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Principals only. EOE.

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Senior Mechanical Cad Designer

Responsibilities:

Prepare complex layouts, parts, assemblies and detail drawings for custom cryogenic products and R&D builds. Process and transform preliminary technical packages into working documents for manufacturing release. Review completed technical packages for accuracy.

Required Skills:

  • Associates Degree or Technical Trade School graduate in Cad-based studies
  • Eight years+ work experience.
  • Proficient in using recent versions of SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Ability to provide high throughput of modeling and detailing of technical packages.
  • Skilled in good drafting practices and techniques outlined in ANSI Standards and publications such as the Global DRM.
  • Solid understanding of engineering practices such as, form fit & function, rules of interchangeability, tolerance stack up analysis.
  • Very good understanding of managing SolidWorks files, PDMWorks, BOM structures, documentation control and configuration management.
  • Working knowledge of entering BOM’s into an MRP system.
  • Thorough understanding of:
    • Vacuum technology
    • Fabrication techniques
    • Welding techniques
    • Machining techniques
    • Materials

Desired Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Cryogenics and Liquid Helium systems design
  • Vibration principles
  • Hands on Machine Shop & Welding experience
  • Macola Database System

Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Principals only. EOE.

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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer
Department: Operations
Reports To: Director of Operations
Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: May 12, 2014
Revised Date: May 12, 2014 Rev 3

SUMMARY
The Continuous Improvement Engineer reports directly to the Director of Operations. Individual will focus on tracking/monitoring/documenting/assisting with all of our continuous improvement efforts which include:
  • Establishing departmental standard processes and procedures
  • Conducting formal LEAN activities
  • Embedding a higher level of quality in all of our activities
Candidate will need to possess strong interpersonal skills; have extensive LEAN and quality experience; and proven track record of documenting processes and procedures. Candidate will have extensive small company/custom products experience.

The candidate must be an energetic, self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and should possess strong leadership, collaboration, and communication abilities.

REQUIREMENTS: 
Required Experience
  • 3 Years Manufacturing / Quality Assurance Engineering with experience in as many of the following disciplines as possible: tube cutting, forming, buffing, machining, vacuum tight welding, final assembly and test.
  • 3 years’ experience working in a small manufacturing company < 200 employees
  • 5 years’ experience in a Continuous Improvement / Quality Assurance / Manufacturing Engineering role in a high mix / low volume fast paced custom, and high-tech environment. 
  • A solid understanding of Quality Assurance Engineering fundamentals: Including but not limited to: Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 to statistical techniques, control charts, sampling plans, quality costs, analysis of variance, metrology skills and ability to train others, ability to gather and report on quality system metrics, manufacturing trends. Quality management system deployment, experience in strengthening incoming, in process and final inspection methods and metrics, root cause, corrective action, preventive action, failure analysis, experience in strengthening supplier quality systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven track record in planning and executing projects
  • Certified Black Belt – proven track record in implementing Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma practices
  • ERP/MRP systems
  • Experience working in a PhD influenced environment that drives R&D and product development of cutting edge world class technical solutions through the product life cycle (PLC)
  • Proven Problem Solver and ability to train and empower operations in problem solving
  • Proven team player / team builder.
Desired Experience
  • Cryogenic Equipment Experience
  • Vacuum Equipment Experience
  • Helium Mass Spectrometry Leak Testing 
Education
BS in Industrial/Process/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent industry experience required.

Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Principals only. EOE.

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Assembly and Test Technician

Janis Research Company is seeking an individual who will be responsible for the hands-on assembly and testing of cryogenic products including open and closed cycle cryostats, and other cryogenic systems.  This is NOT a research position as the technician will be working in a manufacturing environment.  The Candidate should have knowledge of, and a reasonable amount of experience with, wiring, soldering, mass spectrometer leak detectors, vacuum pumps, low-temperature thermometers, reading and working from mechanical assembly drawings, epoxying, transferring cryogens and trouble-shooting cryogenic systems.

This position requires basic electronics knowledge and some experience working with laboratory cryogenic equipment.

This position requires good manual dexterity and working with small parts and fine wires.

Physics knowledge and or experience will be a plus.  Knowledge and experience with magnet systems and ultra-low temperature products, such as Helium-3 systems and dilution refrigerators will also be a plus.

Willing to train the right candidate.

Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Principals only. EOE.

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