DUST Identity is looking for an Operations Technician to join our team in Framingham, MA.
DUST Identity is a physical object security solution that uses nano-diamonds to securely tag physical objects so they are uniquely identifiable. Enabled by the development of new materials, cutting edge hardware, and exciting machine vision, DUST’s customers can ensure that every physical object - whether an airplane part, microprocessor, or priceless artifact - is genuine.
DUST aims to become the industry standard for physical object identification and security.About the Position
Start Date: Immediately.
Eligibility: Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Location: Framingham, MA
Compensation: Market Competitive + Equity
- A full suite of traditional benefits
- Unlimited vacation
- Free on-site parking
As an Operations Technician, you’ll work as part of a diverse team to develop, test, and deploy DUST Identity’s diamond materials into a broad range of applications. The Operations Technician evaluates methods for applying nano-diamond tags - “DUST” - for consistency and scalability. They will also assess the physical and functional performance of the materials to ensure that DUST will withstand the environmental conditions specific to the customer’s application. A candidate must have demonstrated experience in developing and following protocols and impeccable documentation of test results.
The Operations Technician is instrumental in our process development for incorporating DUST into a wide variety of products - aircraft parts, electronic components, luxury goods, and much more. If you are excited about the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, innovative startup, and developing tagging techniques that will be used on millions of products, then this is the role for you!
In addition to technical contributions, you will be a key part of growing the engineering and company culture from an early stage.
- Work hands-on to develop and test new methods and equipment for incorporating nano-diamond materials into a wide range of products.
- Co-develop and follow SOPs; document all activities.
- Assist in preparing technical summaries and reports for customer-driven engagements.
- Maintain inventory of chemicals, materials, and supplies.
- Manage experimental records and data to ensure all information is properly organized and archived.
- Keep labs organized, clean, and perform routine equipment and facility maintenance.
- Proactively evaluate future equipment needs for the lab.
- Collaborate with specialists on a wide range of projects to help drive the company forward.
- Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education.
- Hands-on experience with any of the following: electronics assembly, application of adhesives or coatings, solution formulation, microscopy,
- Experience in a laboratory setting.
- Demonstrated commitment to quality output in a laboratory or technical setting.
- Attention to detail and documentation of procedures.
- Creativity and a desire to solve problems.
- Basic knowledge of and commitment to safe laboratory practices.
- Experience working in a dynamic, customer-driven environment.
- Quality control experience.
- Knowledge of material properties and characterization.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- The employee may stand or walk for extended periods, and will occasionally be required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- The employee may occasionally have to perform repetitive motions.
- The employee must frequently stand, climb, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
- All necessary PPE will be provided.
Note: Due to the nature of the projects involving the US government, only permanent residents or citizens of the US are eligible to apply.