Sparx Hockey is a world leader in the design and production of skate sharpening equipment. We are seeking a talented and driven individual to join our team in the role of Engineering Technician.
At Sparx, you will be engaged in all aspects of consumer product development, from conceptualization and prototyping to testing, design, sourcing, design transfer all the way through to manufacturing. Sparx is a dynamic and fast paced environment, and we value entrepreneurship and creativity from all team members. The successful candidate will be both self-motivated and able to work in and inspire teams to achieve great results. Engineering excellence and design integrity are of paramount importance.
Founded in 2013, Sparx Hockey is a privately held corporation located just outside of Boston in Acton, Mass. Sparx Hockey is a developer and manufacturer of skate sharpening equipment and related accessories for ice hockey, figure skating and sled hockey. The Sparx Sharpener, the company’s flagship product, is an affordable, automated product that allows anyone, anywhere, with no prior skate sharpening experience, to easily sharpen hockey and figure skates with pro-level accuracy. Thousands of customers in the U.S. and Canada are currently sharpening their skates with Sparx, including individuals, families, teams, rink operators and pro shops. The company is focused on building a leadership position in skate sharpening by providing customers with the most advanced, accurate and easy to use skate sharpening equipment on the planet.
In addition to Sparx Hockey’s exceptional products and record-setting growth, we also pride ourselves on being a fun place to work. Although it’s not an employment prerequisite, many of our employees still play, coach, and parent hockey players. We do more than just build great hockey products, we use them ourselves. When we’re not working hard or playing hockey our team can be found having a blast at our annual summer outing and impromptu barbecues that fill in the rest of the Sparx annual event calendar.
Our global headquarters are located in Acton, MA and are home to our R&D, Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Finance teams as well as our production lines and warehouse/distribution center.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Work with engineers to build and refine prototypes
- Work from engineering drawings to build components
- Use milling machine, lathe, band saw, drill press, etc. for fabrication
- Drill and tap holes properly
- Perform basic wiring and electrical troubleshooting
- Working knowledge of GD&T
- CNC programming experience preferred but not necessary
- Arduino experience preferred but not necessary
Relocation assistance is not available, local candidates only. No agency submissions accepted at this time.