Position Description

Assembler I, Imaging
Location Charlton, MA
Employment Duration Employee Full Time
Shift 3:30 p.m. – 12:00 midnight
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KARL STORZ Headquarter

Company:         KARL STORZ Endovision, Inc. (KSE)

Job Code:         11159

Pay Grade:       US-B06


KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.


Company Overview

KARL STORZ Endovision (KSE) develops, manufactures and services fiberoptic and digital video endoscopes.  KSE services all flexible endoscopes distributed in North America, as well as, many globally distributed endoscopes.  The facility also manufactures and services a variety of electromechanical devices -light sources, insufflators and other electronic accessories that provides high quality medical care.  To become part of this dynamic team, we invite you to learn more about our opportunities.



Role Overview

The purpose of this position is to assemble quality endoscope imaging systems while adhering to prescribed standards.



Key Responsibilities

  • All employees are expected to be knowledgeable about and follow the Company’s Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policies, including policies on the rights of individuals with disabilities and harassment.

  • Routinely assembles various intricate optical and mechanical components.

  • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine assembly tasks.

  • Quantity of units produced should correspond to the time standards

  • Perform cleaning and inspection of various components using hand tools and ultrasonic baths.

  • Load/unload ovens.

  • Responsible for following prescribed assembly techniques and within assigned time standards to produce quality imagers while meeting productivity guidelines.

  • May perform one or more of the following:Singles Inspection, Epoxying, Grind and Polish, load fiber; Oiling; tie bundles.

  • Actively participate in company sponsored training programs.

  • Ability to cross train in other value stream assemblies as needed.

  • Aware of practices and processes utilizing current management tools.



Key Requirements

  • High school diploma, or equivalent experience.

  • 0-1 years of experience assembling miniature precision medical products preferred.

  • Proficient in basic assembly of miniature precision medical products.

  • Must possess ability to understand assembly drawings and written assembly procedures.

  • Ability to operate simple to moderately complicated machinery.

  • Ability to meet takt time and quality standards.

  • Must have the ability to work with adhesives, solvents, microscopes, small hand and power tools, measurement devices and other related tools and equipment.

  • Must be able to work well with coworkers.






Working at KARL STORZ during COVID-19
KARL STORZ will continue to maintain a safe work environment for our employees. During the interview process, we encourage you to ask how COVID-19 may impact the role you are seeking. The impact and/or company-issued personal protection equipment may vary based on the nature and location of the role. Please click here to learn more about our response to COVID-19.

Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!*
  • 3 weeks’ vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
  • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee’s first 6% contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
  • Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!

*Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible except for where required by state law.
Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in KARL STORZ benefits program.

KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

Reasonable Accommodation
If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

Notice to Employment Agencies
This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ’s Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.


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