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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Janis Research.  Please see below for our current open positions. Please visit our Benefits page to see a brief description of our benefits programs.

Applicants should mail, email or fax their resume and an application for employment to the address below.

Attention: Human Resources Department
JANIS RESEARCH COMPANY, Inc.
225 Wildwood Avenue
Woburn, MA 01801-2025 USA
FAX: +1 781 491-0889
E-Mail: wrennick@janis.com

 

Employment Opportunities

Sr. Mechanical CAD Designer


Responsibilities: 
Prepare complex layouts, parts, assemblies and detail drawings for custom cryogenic products and R&D builds.  Process and transform preliminary technical packages into working documents for manufacturing release. Review completed technical packages for accuracy. 

Required Skills: 
  • Associates Degree or Technical Trade School graduate in Cad-based studies
  • Five years+ work related experience.
  • Proficient in using current versions of SolidWorks and AutoCAD, 
  • Ability to provide high throughput of modeling and detailing of technical packages. 
  • Skilled in good drafting practices and techniques outlined in ANSI Standards and publications such as the Global DRM.
  • Solid understanding of engineering practices such as, form fit & function, rules of interchangeability, tolerance stack up analysis
  • Very good understanding of managing SolidWorks files, Workgroup PDM, Enterprise PDM, BOM structures, documentation control and configuration management. 
  • Working knowledge of entering BOM’s into an MRP system. 
  • Practical understanding of:
    Vacuum technology;
    Fabrication techniques
    Welding techniques
    Machining techniques
    Materials

Desired Background:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Cryogenics and Liquid Helium systems design
  • Vibration principles
  • Hands on Machine Shop & Welding Fabricating experience
  • Macola Database System
Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. Principals only.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Janis Research is looking for a senior mechanical engineer with advanced knowledge of parametric design software, SolidWorks in particular to work with physicists and sales engineers on product development in all stages, from research and development to design and manufacturing. Experience in cryogenic, aerospace or scientific instrumentation industry desired. A strong mechanical system packaging background and knowledge of materials with a deep understanding of different types of metal and plastic jointing techniques, welding and brazing in particular. Experience with PDM and PLM systems, thermal and mechanical FEA, CAM is a must. BSME, MSME preferred and at least 5 years hands-on mechanical design experience is required. Prior machining experience or vacuum product design experience would be beneficial. Experience in cryogenics would be a major plus.

More specifically the responsibilities will include:
  • Actively participate in and lead aspects of design and development activities for a variety of standard and/or custom cryogenic products
  • Provide technical expertise and engineering excellence to cryogenic product development projects
  • Generate imaginative yet practical technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Exhibit an understanding of customer needs and processes to ensure relevant and innovative product development solutions.
  • Demonstrate technical rigor and creativity, continuous learning and improvement, and alignment to customer needs and value creation
  • Execute technical and/or cross-functional project work
  • Contribute to a culture of innovation by proactively generating novel concepts to improve product performance or enhance products' ability to address customer needs

Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com.  Principals only.

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Ultra-Low Temperature Product Engineer

Janis Research Company is seeking an individual who will be responsible for the hands-on assembly and testing of cryogenic products including helium-3, dilution refrigerator and other cryogenic systems.   Candidates should have all basic knowledge of, and good experience with basic scientific instrumentation skills such as low temperature wiring, low temperature thermometers, mass spectrometer leak detectors and ultra-high vacuum procedures. This position requires a minimum of four years’ experience working with laboratory cryogenic equipment in a research or industrial environment. Solid knowledge and experience on the operations of ultra-low temperature products, such as helium-3 cryostats, dilution refrigerators and superconducting magnet systems is also required. The position will require travel to domestic and international locations for product installation after proper internal training. This is NOT a research position as the technician will be working in a manufacturing environment. Willing to train the right candidate.

Minimum requirements:
BS in Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Material science /Physics / Applied Physics

Desirable :
Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/Material science / Physics / Applied Physics


Janis Research, an employee-owned corporation, is a leader in providing cryogenic equipment to scientists throughout the world, offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resumes and an application for employment (Some browsers do not allow you to open the document; you may have to save it to your desktop.) to the attention of Human Resources Department, Janis Research Company, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801-2025, fax (781) 491-0889, e-mail: wrennick@janis.com. Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. Principals only.

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