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Rapid Micro Biosystems Test Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to a waiting world 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 have the ability to make a profound impact on our business.

The Quality Test Technician is responsible for the inspection and testing of complex robotic equipment in manufacturing. In support of this, ensure data management, metrics, and reports are maintained. Provide support and oversight to assigned elements of the companies Quality Management System.

Primary Activities

  • Provide appropriate levels of in-process and final inspection and test of product to ensure design and performance requirements are met.

  • Perform set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of moderately complex circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies.

  • Conduct verification/‌validation and standard testing of our Growth Direct System and components

  • Coordinate ongoing test programs with our Quality and Engineering departments for new and existing products to ensure high levels of quality and reliability

  • Analyze and report data from in-house and field tests

  • Maintain detailed records of all test plans and test results

  • Perform customized testing to identify any performance/‌reliability issues for current product lines

  • Participate in continuous improvement through the development and implementation of enhanced test methods

  • Provide input to maintain and improve product quality by investigating customer complaints and analyzing nonconforming material reports. Partnering with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Service on product performance for improvement opportunities.

  • Support the maintenance of quality metrics (e.g., field, manufacturing, and inspection) and key process indicators to identify opportunities for improvement.


  • Experience with test methods and standards for the validation of design/manufacturing products and processes

  • Ability to interpret drawings, work instructions and inspection and test plans.

  • Strong experience documenting test results and maintaining GDP practices.

  • Proficient with instrumentation and computer tools for data collection

  • Good verbal (including presentation) and written communication skills


  • Knowledge of complex capital equipment and associated processes and testing methodologies.

  • Solid understanding of testing techniques and use of inspection and test equipment.

  • Must be proficient with computers and records management.


  • Engineering degree, Associates or higher preferred, in mechanical or electrical

  • 1-5 years in a test engineering role with complex capital equipment

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment with minimal supervision. Work independently, establish priorities and make decisions. Needs to be ambitious and have a sense of urgency


    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 Lowell, Massachusetts, with operations in Lowell and Freising, Germany.

    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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