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Electrical Engineer II

Waltham, Massachusetts
Job Type
30 Jul 2022

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to market drives Rapid Micro Biosystems (RMB) to combine today's innovative technologies as never before. Your career at RMB puts you at the center of diverse global teams that span robotics, AI, Machine Learning, imaging, microbiology, and more, re-shaping how urgently needed pharmaceuticals are made, tested, and released for decades to come. The sky's the limit.  

Careers at RMB are fast-moving, with the high growth you'd expect from a world leader in microbiology automation. Advancement at RMB affords an opportunity to achieve your personal goals and develop your passions, in an inclusive environment where every employee has the resources and opportunities to hone their skills. You'll do more, learn more, and can make a profound impact on our business.  


Electrical Engineer for a robotic laboratory automation system.  Responsibilities include power distribution, EMC, sensor, and servo integration.


  • Maintain and enhance an automated system including servo motors and many different types of sensors.
  • Evaluate electrical issues and design opportunities.
  • Take responsibility for EMC, especially ESD immunity.
  • Develop, test and document design changes to improve reliability and reduce cost.
  • Ensure compatibility with IEC 61010 and other applicable standards.


  • Schematic design, PCB layout, bring-up and troubleshooting
  • Component evaluation and selection


  • BSEE
  • 3+ years' experience
  • Understanding of automation systems including servo motors and sensors
  • Able to collaborate effectively with other engineering disciplines


Rapid Micro Biosystems creates, sells, validates, and services innovative products for fast, accurate, and efficient detection of microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, biologics, biotechnology products, medical devices, and personal care products.

The company's Growth Direct -the first and only growth-based system to automate rapid compendial QC Micro testing-ensures data integrity, compliance, and operational efficiencies driven by rapid methods and automation.

Rapid Micro Biosystems is dedicated to providing groundbreaking technology and products to support companies in their journey to achieve greater reliability, efficiency, and better predictability, ultimately providing higher quality products for improved patient outcomes.

Rapid Micro Biosystems is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.  Our research & development, and manufacturing operations are located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Additionally, we maintain field offices in Freising, Germany; Switzerland, and Singapore. 

Equal Opportunity:

Rapid Micro Biosystems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Rapid Micro Biosystems discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

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  • Job Reference: 671560153-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Rapid Micro Biosystems
  • Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent