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 markc@microinst.com.

Available Positions:

Electro-Mechanical/Controls Technician

Electro-Mechanical/Controls Technician
$52,000 - $56,000 a year

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
Applications may also be mailed to:
Micro Automated Systems Group P.O. Box 60619, Rochester, NY 14606 Attn: HR/Recruiting Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $52,000.00 to $56,000.00 /year
Experience:
Controls Wiring: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:
United States (Required)

Required travel:
25% (Required) •

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Applications Engineer

Applications Engineer
$70,000 - $85,000 a year

Located in Rochester, NY, Micro Instrument Corp provides a progressive and positive work environment. We value our employees and encourage both personal and career growth. Our advanced technology environment presents employees with challenging and satisfying work backed by our core values of hard work and respect in an inclusive environment of diverse, committed and highly accomplished people.
The Application Engineer position is responsible for solving customer automation problems from initial request, through concept and costing phase, supporting the program through to customer design approval. They must be able to do customer analysis to create applications that respond to customer needs and provide innovative solutions to manufacturing problems. They also provide technical support and expertise to customers, strong communication skills with the customer, and often perform sales presentations.
Skills
Work closely with business develop team to develop proposals to RFP’s in a timely manner.
• Listen, understand and convey customer requirements
• Maintain expert level of current product knowledge and application
• Strong toolset of automation technologies, tooling, fixtures and gages
• Provide concept and specification development understanding to internal and external customers
• Respond to functional and technical elements of SOW’s and RFP
• Maintain accurate records of target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contacts and correspondence in company approved databases
• Support customer issues in a manner that is consistent with the company mission, values, and financial objectives.
• Maintain professional business relationships within target accounts.
• Provide status of ongoing projects and future projects.
• Identify customer's needs and sales opportunities to help future growth
Qualifications
• BA/BS in Engineering, Technical Field, or equivalent successful experience in a similar automation industry role.
• Experience 3–5 Years in Engineering
• Proficient or proven experience in Microsoft Office applications, SolidWorks, AutoCAD
• Read customer provided prints with the focus to provide automation solutions.
• Provide internal cost analysis including hardware, labor, engineering, vendor supplied components and all any other costs related to the project.
• Strong communication, Interpersonal and organizational skills.


• Driven to find customer solutions while maintaining profitability.
• Available for Travel up to 25%
Preferred:
• Robotic integration and solid manufacturing skills.
• Customer Service or Sales Support experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year
Experience:
• Engineering: 3 years (Preferred)
Work Location:
• One location
Benefits:
• Health insurance
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• Retirement plan
• Paid time off
Schedule::
• Monday to Friday

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CNC Machining Supervisor

CNC Machining Supervisor


Micro Instrument Corp provides a progressive and positive work environment. We value our employees and encourage both personal and career growth. Our advanced technology environment presents employees with challenging and satisfying work backed by our core values of hard work and respect in an inclusive environment of diverse, committed and highly accomplished people.
As a CNC Machinist Supervisor, you will be responsible for all activities involved in setup and operation of your assigned machine while supervising CNC machinists. This candidate must be willing to work weekends and have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a CNC machinist.
Responsibilities:
• Supervise A or B shift CNC operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures
• Work with shop employees and plant management to organize and schedule work
• Ensure production goals are met/the running of equipment/fulfilling job requirements
• Monitor and make recommendations to maintain and improve efficiencies
• Be able to perform multiple tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment
Qualifications:
• Extensive manufacturing background in CNC milling/lathe/manual machining
• Working knowledge and experience with a variety of CNC machines, coding software(s)
• Good shop mathematical skills, knowledge of machining workmanship standards
• Knowledge of CNC programming, machine setup, tooling, fixtures, material, and processes
• Read, interpret, and follow blueprints, specifications, customer requirements and purchase order
• Ability to lift 50lbs
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a CNC machinist
• Minimum of two years’ experience in supervision
• High School diploma or equivalent, NYS Journeyman papers or equivalent
Work Schedule
• Monday – Friday, 7:00am-5:00pm (able to work a minimum 45 hours per week)
Location
1199 Emerson Street, Rochester, NY 14606
At Micro Instrument we offer a competitive benefits package that includes:
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Life insurance
• Supplemental STD and LTD
• 401(k) retirement plan plus company match
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Holidays
Micro Instrument Corporation provides equal opportunity for everyone regardless of age, sex, color, race, creed national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, or other legally protected categories.

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Senior QA Inspecctor

Senior Quality Assurance Inspector


Micro Instrument Corp provides a progressive and positive work environment. We value our employees and encourage both personal and career growth. Our advanced technology environment presents employees with challenging and satisfying work backed by our core values of hard work and respect in an inclusive environment of diverse, committed and highly accomplished people.
Job Location: Rochester, NY
Senior Quality Assurance Inspector Duties and Responsibilities
• Follows general inspection guidelines to conduct critical non-routine visual, dimensional, mechanical, electrical test and functional inspection on a wide variety of components, assemblies, equipment, systems, supplies and materials.
• Performs complex and critical inspection procedures, requiring special set-ups of new or unique equipment and interpretation of test data from a variety of sources.
• Conducts Receiving inspection of mechanical and electronic parts and assemblies.
• Performs in-process inspections.
• Conducts outbound inspection and audits of new and repaired products. Performs routine and non-routine tasks requiring the operation and application of metrology and calibration equipment.
• Maintains accurate and updated laboratory notebooks and data entry records.
• Maintains supply levels for performance of assigned duties.
• Assists with supplier evaluation and corrective action.
• Interfaces with members of the Mechanical Engineering, Planning/Materials, Production departments.
• Second shift hours might be required.
Qualifications & Skills
• Education A.A. degree, vocational certificate, or equivalent. CMM training highly desirable.
• Experience 5+ years of increasingly difficult inspection experience. GD&T experience required.
• Micro's quality plan is certified to meet the standards of ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D and our equipment is rigorously maintained and traceable to NIST standards.
• Experience in use of micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, microscopes, optical comparators, etc.
• Knowledge of a wide variety of inspection methods and equipment.
• Applies basic statistical techniques, including statistical process control and sampling plans as defined in ANSI Z1.4 and ANSI Z1.9, to assess the stability of various processes or reduce collected raw data.
• Working knowledge of sophisticated measuring equipment techniques such as coordinate measuring machine.
• Ability to perform complex shop mathematics.
• Attention to detail; able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent organization and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to converse with all levels of employees and government officials.
• Must be a US Citizen or US Person as defined by ITAR.
• Excellent understanding of manufacturing processes.
Quality Assurance Laboratory Equipment
• Zeiss 10166 Spectrum CMM: 39.4" x 63" x 23.6"
• Sheffield PortaRon Roundness Gage
• Brown & Sharpe Microval: 14" x 16" x 12"
• Vermont VP15 Comparator
• Rahn AA surface plate 48" x 60"
• Knowledge of IPC-A-610 and IPC-W7HMA-A-620A.
• Understand and interpret of engineering drawings and specifications..
Supervisory Responsibilities
• This position may be assigned supervisory responsibilities. An employee serving in this capacity may be asked by the manager to coordinate the activities of other department members in the quality assurance laboratory and train others in proper procedures. The inspector is required to interact effectively in cross-functional teams dedicated to the resolution of issues in a timely manner.
Education, Training and/or Experience
• Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school plus three years experience; or five to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Must have excellent hand-eye coordination; be able to perform repetitive hand movements; have close, distance, color, depth and peripheral vision.
Micro Instrument Corporation provides equal opportunity for everyone regardless of age, sex, color, race, creed national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, or other legally protected categories.

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CNC Machinist (Day Shift)

Job Title – CNC Machinist:

Micro Instrument Corp provides a progressive and positive work environment. We value our employees and encourage both personal and career growth. Our advanced technology environment presents employees with challenging and satisfying work backed by our core values of hard work and respect in an inclusive environment of diverse, committed and highly accomplished people.

The Precision Machinist specializes in programming, 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. He or she must provide their own machining hand tools.

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


Job Qualifications:
Training and Experience: Between five and ten years of trade school, vocational education, work experience and/or apprenticeship.

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.


Secondary Responsibilities:
- May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines and equipment and test the unit to ensure functionality.
- May confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
- Debug support as required.
- May assist toolmaker/machine builder in assembly of larger projects.
- May train employees if required.
- May have secondary position on a “team” such as safety or ISO auditing.


Specific Competencies:
- The employee is required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
- Exert 20 to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or exert 10 to 25 lbs. of force frequently and/or exert up to ten pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Ability to handle changing priorities and multiple tasks.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Exercises good judgment.
- Ability to take direction.
- Ability to work independently.


Work Environment:
The employee is subject to high noise levels from operating machines, physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts, breathing fumes, dust and mist. The employee’s skin may be exposed to oils and cutting fluids.

The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job related duties as requested subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Visual Acuity: Acuity and accommodation are required for reading machine dial gauges, blue prints and documents.

Hearing Acuity: Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action.

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QA Inspector

JOB SUMMARY
Performs 1st Article, In-Process and Final inspection per customers Blueprint specification, completes Detailed Inspection Report (DIP), separates nonconforming product for NRB submittal and closes jobs in ERP system.
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work from complex blueprints, sketches, specifications, test procedures and written and verbal instructions.
• Review relevant paperwork, ascertain correctness and determine methods and equipment necessary to perform inspection to ensure compliance with customer and company specifications and quality requirements.
• Devise and prepare special set-ups, processes and testing operations when detailed information is not available.
• Modify and adapt existing inspection equipment and provide recommendations for the design of new tools and equipment.
• Provide suggestions to engineering personnel for the development of new techniques and procedures.
• Perform first piece and in-process inspection in Machine Shop. Document findings on inspection documentation.
• Assist with or perform regular or special calibration of measuring devices and complicated precision gauges. Use computerized coordinate measuring machines.
• Analyze defective parts, determine cause of defect, and recommend corrective action.
• Use a wide variety of test and inspection instruments and equipment including pressure gauges, hand tools, optical comparators, veneers, and weights.

Position Summary
Performs routine receiving, first-piece, in-process and final inspection in accordance with applicable quality system procedures and work instructions. Evaluates materials, components and/or assemblies for conformance to specification requirements or established workmanship standards. Applies basic statistical techniques, including statistical process control and sampling

Job Description: QA Inspector

plans as defined in ANSI Z1.4 and ANSI Z1.9, to assess the stability of various processes or reduce collected raw data. Trains new or lower grade level employees in department protocol.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform receiving inspection of incoming supplies requiring quality assurance evaluation prior to dispatch using the appropriate sampling plan.
• Perform first-piece inspection of machined product and conduct in-process audits of work-in-progress in accordance with documented procedures.
• Perform final inspection and test of deliverable product in accordance with documented procedures prior to release for shipment or storage.
• Complete all required inspection and test records appropriate to the particular task and results of the inspection.
• Understand and apply basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbology.
• Employ basic statistical tools to interpret data.
• Understand Vantage operation for time and data reporting.
• Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities. However, an employee serving in this capacity may be asked by the supervisor to coordinate the activities of other department members in the quality assurance laboratory and train others in proper procedures. The inspector 'AA' is required to interact effectively in cross-functional teams dedicated to the resolution of issues in a timely manner.

Required Experience:
Education, Training and/or Experience
Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or three to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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

Hours: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. This salary wage is based on a 45-hour work week, overtime paid after 45 hours.

The Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering

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