Career Opportunities

Micro is always seeking professional individuals who have the drive and ambition to produce quality work while helping clients to achieve their goals.

Our company mission is to provide top-level products and services on-time and on-budget. We realize our mission's success rests upon the passion and ability of our team. Micro's approach has always been to build from within by establishing a solid foundation of dedicated individuals through comprehensive training, employee benefits, and internal opportunities.

We offer very competitive compensation packages with overtime, paid vacation, paid holidays, medical, dental, 401K and more.

Please send resumes for employment to hr@microinst.com.

Available Positions:

Applications Engineer

Successful candidate will have worked in an Industrial Automation environment. Minimum of 3 years experience reading customer specifications, developing concepts, and writing proposals.

The Applications Engineer is responsible to read and interpret customer supplied specifications, statements of work and/or other customer supplied information to develop concepts and pricing for design and fabrication of automation equipment, tooling, fixtures and gages. The Applications Engineer will work closely with mechanical, controls and business development engineers to develop concept pricing that the client will find beneficial. The Application Engineer will work with Mechanical and Controls Engineering, Sales and the Documentation Coordinator to ensure that our customer design specifications or statements of work are satisfied.

The Applications Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Prepare proposals and pricing of automated equipment, gages and fixtures using approved formats and documents
- Attend quote meetings as required
- Work overtime to satisfy delivery requirements as required
- Assist with design as required
- Adhere to corporate philosophies and procedures
- Look for improvements regarding all aspects of Applications Engineering
- Provide required assistance to Sub-Contract Engineering firms, Mechanical and Controls Design, Sales and Mechanical/Controls Build groups to maximize results
- Seek support from Supervisor when overburdened

Secondary Responsibilities:
- Support sales activities as required
- Overnight travel, if required
- May provide/conduct ISO training, if required


Specific Competencies:
- Excellent engineering, business, verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to handle changing priorities and multiple tasks
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Exercises good judgment
- Good computer skills including Solid Works, general Microsoft applications and e-mail
- Ability to take direction
- Ability to work independently

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Senior Mechanical Design

Successful candidate must have at least 10 years experience designing assembly and test automation to customer supplied requirements. The candidate should have extensive knowledge of Solidworks.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Design Automation, tooling, fixtures and gaging as working leader of the team
• Work with the concepts provided by the applications team
• Perform initial and ongoing design reviews with the mechanical design team
• Identify process deficiencies and develop solutions to improve those deficiencies
• Review drawings from junior team members for accuracy, provide feedback
• Ensure project schedules and budgets are adhered to
Secondary Responsibilities:
• Support Applications Engineering with mechanical design review
• Develop mechanical cost estimates for proposals when required
• Present concepts to Customers when Required
• Travel to Customers site, if required
Basic Qualifications:
• 10-15 years’ automation experience required
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required (Master’s preferred)
• Proficient in SolidWorks required
• 8+ years’ mechanical project lead experience
• 4+ years’ experience in an engineering leadership role
• Strong knowledge of CAD/CAM software and drafting procedures
• Excellent prioritization and project development skills
• US Citizen or valid green card
Preferred Qualifications:
• Automation experience in medical or life science fields
• Experience with robotic cells
• Experience with Vision inspections

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Machinist

The Precision Machinist specializes in setting up and operating CNC or NC machines and machining centers. Sets up and operates conventional, special-purpose and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts and fits and assembles complete parts into complete units or assemblies. He or she applies knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures shop mathematics, maintainability of materials, quality assurance and layout techniques.


Precision Machinist reports to the Manufacturing Manager of Precision Machining, Foreperson, Assistant Foreperson or Job Leaders.


*Hiring for both AM & PM shifts*


Primary Responsibilities:

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications or a sample part(s) to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and set-up requirements.
Measures, marks and scribes dimensions and reference points on materials or work-piece as guides for subsequent machining.
Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes or others.
Calculates and programs controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut or enters commands to retrieve, edit or input computerized machine control media.
Analyze and resolve any set-up non-conformance.
Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications using precision measuring instruments and record data on in-process reports if required.
Sets up and operates machine on a trial run to verify accuracy of machine set-up or programmed control data.
Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly and verifies conformance if required.
Adhere to corporate philosophies and procedures.
Look for improvements regarding all aspects of Manufacturing.
Seek support from Manufacturing Manager of Precision Machining, Foreperson or Job Leader when overburdened.
May have secondary position on a “team” such as safety or ISO auditing.
Job Qualifications:

Training and Experience: Between four and ten years of trade school, vocational education, work experience or apprenticeship.



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Machine Builder

The machine builder analyzes a variety of specifications, lays out processes for building complete assembly and test machines from scratch. The machine builder has extensive knowledge of machine building practices, integration, quality, FAT and SAT requirements. The machine builder is experienced and has demonstrated ability for debugging equipment and providing clients with the best possible outcome.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Studies specifications, such as engineered drawings, customer specifications, engineering models, and plans with his or her team all of
the required tasks for building machines.
- Has the ability to set-up and operate machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications,
and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
- The ability to travel, install and qualify client machines.
- Fits and assembles parts into assemblies or mechanisms, using hand tools.
- Verifies dimensions and alignment, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gages, gage blocks, and machine tools.
- Examines standard tools and modifies tools as required.
- Trains workers in setup and operation of machine tools.
- Communicates with co-workers and supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
- Can inspects and measures parts.
- Adheres to corporate philosophies and procedures.
- Looks for improvements regarding all aspects of Machine building.
- Seeks support from Manufacturing Manager of machine building when overburdened.

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Controls Technicians

Join Micro’s Automated Systems Group and help us build the machines that build the products of the world!

Micro’s Automated Systems Group is looking for Controls Technicians with various levels of experience to build automated machinery. Basic understanding of electrical and pneumatics is required.

Responsibilities include:
• Building and wiring control panels
• Drilling, tapping and mounting
• Fabricating custom brackets
• Wiring, plumbing and harnessing of machines
• Start up and debug of machines
• Building and shop maintenance (electrical, plumbing, cleaning)

Must be able to travel and work overtime if needed. We offer an excellent benefits package and 401K Plan. Please visit www.microinst.com to apply or email your resume to:
HR@MicroInst.com

Applications may also be mailed to:
Micro Automated Systems Group
P.O. Box 60619
Rochester, NY 14606
Attn: Automation Manufacturing Manager

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Mechanical Design

Successful candidate must have 5 years experience designing assembly and test automation to customer supplied requirements. The candidate should have extensive knowledge of Solidworks.

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Entry Level Controls Technician

The Controls Technician develops and uses specific skills to effectively and efficiently build controls, control panels for automated machinery, and cables.

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Wire/Conventional EDM Operator

Mitsubishi Controls experience required. Solid understanding of setups and material is a must. 5 year minimum. Hourly rate is based on experience. Full time position offered with overtime possibilities. Other opportunities are available, in time.

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