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Electronics Assembler

Electronics Assembler

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StarFish Medical is experiencing growth, and we are searching for a detail-oriented Electronics Assembler in Victoria, BC, to work on cutting edge technology with their high energy manufacturing team. In this role, you will focus on assembling, testing, documenting and servicing a wide range of medical devices, from prototypes in development to market-ready medical devices. StarFish Medical focuses on new product introduction and low volume, specialty production of electro-mechanical medical devices.

As the Electronics Assembler, you will be highly organized, self-motivated, and comfortable meeting a demanding shipping schedule. Attention to detail in the assembly and documentation of products is imperative for working in a quality management system.

This position reports directly to the Production & Planning Manager.

StarFish Medical offers:

  • Full-time, Permanent position
  • An award-winning company culture with strong guiding principles, and a tight-knit, collaborative engineering team
  • Profit sharing
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Monthly All-hands meetings
  • An active social committee with events that happen both during the workday and outside of work hours
  • 50% BC Transit cost-sharing in Victoria
  • Shower facilities for midday run or biking to work. Galloping Goose access is close by
  • Free parking on-site or around the premises
  • Hourly rate: $22.66 per hour

Your day as an Electronics Assembler includes:

  • Providing mechanical and electrical assembly in accordance to the company’s quality management system; which will require the use of adhesives, soldering irons, electrical safety testing and various tools within the facility
  • Solder and manually assemble various electronic components such as resistors, diodes, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, switches, wires and other electronic parts to designated locations on printed circuit boards
  • Assemble microcircuits requiring fine hand assembly, the use of microscopes and adherence to cleanroom procedures
  • Inspect incoming materials in accordance with items masters, drawings and company quality systems
  • Liaise with product development to implement design changes and new products into manufacturing
  • Document NCR’s, RMA’s and product history in accordance with the company’s quality systems
  • Assess and service products in-house or in the field according to company procedures
  • Follow all company health and safety policies and requirements including usage, care and storage of personal protective equipment
  • Provide support to other areas of the company including, but not limited to, Quality Assurance, Product Development and Supply Chain

Required Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Diploma or Certificate in manufacturing, engineering, technology or related technical experience
  • Experience with mechanical assembly, electronic assembly and system troubleshooting from 1 to 7 months is an asset to the company but on the job training is provided by the employer if necessary
  • The ability to read and understand electronic and mechanical drawings, BOMs and technical work instructions
  • Knowledge on Electronics and Printed Circuit boards assembly and troubleshooting
  • Ability to provide support to other departments/teams as required
  • Ability to communicate in English (Language of work – English)
  • Ability to lift, pull and move parts with estimated weight 15lbs
  • Knowledge of IPC Standard 610, 7711 and 7721 and an understanding of ISO Quality Systems will be an asset
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft), experience with SharePoint and ERP software an asset

StarFish Medical is a leading North American contract product development and prototype/low-volume manufacturing firm with an award-winning culture focused on the medical and bio-device spaces. We tend to work on complex electromechanical devices across all medical specialties. We have over 200 staff located in two main offices in Victoria and Toronto, Canada, and business development staff across the US and have been in business and growing for 23 years. Our values include innovation, transparency, being aspirational and efficiency. Our job is to enable entrepreneurial medical device companies to improve medical care as their lean med-tech start-up partner assisting them in moving from idea to commercialization with as much founder value intact as possible. Balancing our innovation mandate with reliable execution is a never-ending challenge. We need to be consultative and help our clients become valuable and successful, sometimes in ways they didn’t imagine at the beginning, delivering that value in meaningful and powerful ways to them and their investors. In addition to product development, we also supply intellectual property, regulatory, quality assurance, manufacturing transfer and optimization, supply chain and other complementary services. We are known for innovation, technical excellence, service-oriented culture, and operational systems.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At StarFish Medical, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Please apply through the StarFish Medical Portal.

If you experience any difficulties when applying, please reach out to [email protected] with the “Electronics Assembler | Job Portal Issue” subject line.

We thank all candidates who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted following initial application acknowledgment. No phone calls, please.

How to Apply:
1) Click on our recruiting portal link –
2) Click on “Apply now” on the top left
3) Register to Login
4) Answer the screening questions and create your profile for the Electronics assembler position
5) Attach your resume and cover letter to complete application.

StarFish Medical Headquarters
455 Boleskine Road
Victoria, BC, Canada V8Z 1E7
(250) 388-3537 PHONE
(250) 483-1975 FAX

[email protected]


We also seek innovative and dedicated professionals from a wide range of backgrounds to complement our fulltime team on a contracting basis. To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest, availability and rate to the email address listed above.

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