Engineering Lab Technician
Insulet Corporation
 Acton, MA

Position Summary

Insulet provides a fast paced and energetic work environment, where team members develop innovative, customer-focused drug delivery products aimed at meaningfully improving quality of life for those afflicted with chronic diseases.

This position is responsible for supporting the Electrical Engineering team in the design and development of low power battery operated medical electronics. This position must be experienced with assembling prototypes, setup & support of development systems, following test procedures, and documenting test results. This position requires close cooperation with members of engineering team to accomplish project objectives.


  • Executes on the procurement, assembly, and test of technical products and systems
  • Use and/or application of the basic principles, theories, and concepts of electronic and electromechanical systems, including some troubleshooting of technical issues with the support of engineering staff
  • Assemble embedded electronic systems using Surface Mount Technology (SMT) components, utilizing hand tools and reworking techniques as necessary
  • Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate the performance of electro-mechanical assemblies under simulated operating conditions, following detailed procedures, and clearly & concisely reporting on results
  • Understanding of automated assembly and test processes and operation of test equipment
  • Gather and analyze test data in MS Excel or similar to present test results to team
  • Works under regular supervision; follows established directions and uses judgment within defined practices and procedures
  • Performs other duties as necessary

Education and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED and 4+ years of relevant experience, or Associates and 2+ years

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Self-starter, detail oriented, and effective verbal/written communicator
  • Ethical, responsible, and data-driven decision making methodology
  • Ability to organize work and judge priorities with guidance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of executing test protocols, basic data analysis, and reporting
  • PCB Rework using hand tools
  • Office Software Proficiency (Word, Excel)
  • Lab Test Equipment Proficiency (Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Signal Generators, etc.) preferred
  • National Instruments LabVIEW proficiency preferred
  • Testing of RF (specifically BLE) preferred

Physical Requirements (if applicable):

  • Able to lift 20 lbs