Working at Starrett

The company employs about 1,800 people worldwide. Many are based in the World Headquarters Athol facilty where it is not uncommon to see devoted generations of toolmakers with 30 or more years of experience. Starrett is the last remaining full line precision tool company to manufacture most of its products within the U.S.A. We offer our employees competitive salaries and benefits including Stock Options, 401(k), Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, STD, LTD, vacations and more. At Starrett, making quality products is more than just a job - it's a way of life - making it no wonder that the Starrett brand name is arguably the strongest in the metalworking/industrial marketplace today. AA/EOE.

You can download an application by clicking the "Download Application" button below. Please fill the application out completely and truthfully, then either email it to hr@starrett.com or print and mail your application to:

The LS Starrett Company
121 Crescent Street
Athol, Massachusetts 01331
Attn: HR Department



Current Openings

Starrett, a leader who has set the standard for fine precision tools in industry for over 140 years, has rightfully earned the title, “World’s Greatest Toolmakers.” Starrett is currently looking to fill various manufacturing positions in:

• Assembly
• Manual Machine Operators
• Crib Attendants
• CNC Operators
• Shipping/Receiving
• General Factory
• Customer Service

Starting pay is based on experience. First and second shifts available. Second shift gets a 15% shift differential. If you live in the North Quabbin Region why commute out of the area? You can save on gas and your valuable time and be at work and home in a matter of minutes working locally.

Benefits:

• Competitive salaries with a sign on bonus
• Incentive program paid monthly based on productivity
• Employee Referral Program
• Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Benefits include:
• Medical
• Dental
• Life Insurance
• STD
• LTD
• 401(k)
• Stock Options
• FSA
• Profit Sharing
• Sick Pay
• Vacation Pay
And more…

Please apply in person at 121 Crescent St., Athol, MA, or email your resume with your preferred position included.

The L.S. Starrett Company is seeking an experienced Territory Manager for our North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia territories. The “right” territory sales professional will possess proven experience in territory management and new business development. Successful team members will be required to optimize and mine sales through industrial distributor channel partners and prospect, qualify, and develop new end-user customers in the automotive, electronics, aerospace, energy, construction, food packaging, medical, metal working, and manufacturing industries. Only experienced candidates need apply.

Benefits & Compensation
The L.S. Starrett Company offers an industry competitive, performance-based compensation program and a generous benefit package that includes 401(k) Program, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, STD, LTD and a company vehicle.
   

Requirements

The role requires a self-directed, results-oriented sales professional with technical aptitude, strong consultative sales skills and the experience and ability to qualify customer needs, develop new sales opportunities. The successful candidate should be prepared to optimize existing distribution and to increase product market share and new product sales. An interest in and experience with territory management, new business development, and customer retention are primary attributes.  (50% travel / limited overnights required.)

  • 65% New Business Development – End-User & Distributor – Present, demonstrate, and sell The L.S. Starrett Company products and solutions to end-user customers and distributor channel partners. Work independently or with distributor sales team to develop end-user customers. A qualified candidate will be experienced in product testing, product application, and consultation.The position requires proven skills in prospecting, qualifying, demonstrating and influencing diverse decision makers as well as the ability to accurately target and develop new business opportunities.
  • 35% Account Management & Development – End-User & Distributor Manage, develop, and grow sales by supporting distributor partners through joint calls, sales training and product training, technical support, problem resolution, and product recommendations.

Top Performers
Top performers will possess a minimum of 6-8 years of proven sales experience working independently from a home office / virtual environment in a territory management, consultative-based sales role with experience in manufacturing or distributor-focused sales environments. Success requires expertise in new business development, qualifying, developing and securing new customer accounts through distribution and/or direct end-user channels.

Additional Experience
Prior experience in the manufacturing / industrial segment or industry-related experience in product application is a plus, although sales experience and success in developing customers in a multi-channel sales scenario is required.

The L.S. Starrett Company is seeking an experienced Territory Manager for our North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia territories. The “right” territory sales professional will possess proven experience in territory management and new business development. Successful team members will be required to optimize and mine sales through industrial distributor channel partners and prospect, qualify, and develop new end-user customers in the automotive, electronics, aerospace, energy, construction, food packaging, medical, metal working, and manufacturing industries. Only experienced candidates need apply.

Benefits & Compensation
The L.S. Starrett Company offers an industry competitive, performance-based compensation program and a generous benefit package that includes 401(k) Program, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, STD, LTD and a company vehicle.
  

Requirements

The role requires a self-directed, results-oriented sales professional with technical aptitude, strong consultative sales skills and the experience and ability to qualify customer needs, develop new sales opportunities. The successful candidate should be prepared to optimize existing distribution and to increase product market share and new product sales. An interest in and experience with territory management, new business development, and customer retention are primary attributes.  (50% travel / limited overnights required.)

  • 65% New Business Development – End-User & Distributor – Present, demonstrate, and sell The L.S. Starrett Company products and solutions to end-user customers and distributor channel partners. Work independently or with distributor sales team to develop end-user customers. A qualified candidate will be experienced in product testing, product application, and consultation.The position requires proven skills in prospecting, qualifying, demonstrating and influencing diverse decision makers as well as the ability to accurately target and develop new business opportunities.
  • 35% Account Management & Development – End-User & Distributor Manage, develop, and grow sales by supporting distributor partners through joint calls, sales training and product training, technical support, problem resolution, and product recommendations.
Top Performers
Top performers will possess a minimum of 6-8 years of proven sales experience working independently from a home office / virtual environment in a territory management, consultative-based sales role with experience in manufacturing or distributor-focused sales environments. Success requires expertise in new business development, qualifying, developing and securing new customer accounts through distribution and/or direct end-user channels.

Additional Experience
Prior experience in the manufacturing / industrial segment or industry-related experience in product application is a plus, although sales experience and success in developing customers in a multi-channel sales scenario is required.

Responsible for leading the development and documentation of advanced concepts and designs of complex electronic and electro-mechanical products requiring Analog and Digital Design Skills.

In addition, responsible for the construction, test and evaluation of prototype units.

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Provide conceptual design of complex Electronic and Electro-mechanical products, assemblies and components. Complete tasks according to schedule, budget, costs and design objectives. Monitor and report work progress.
  2. Design and develop firmware, software in support of electronic circuits and test fixtures.
  3.  Direct the efforts and provide technical guidance for Engineers, Designer, Drafter, Technician and Toolmakers assigned to the project. Coordinate work with Engineers and others to ensure project goals and objectives are met.
  4. Direct the manufacture, test and analysis of prototype units and mockups.
  5. Document work by preparing Schematics, PCB layouts, drawings, Bills of Materials, ECN's and Engineering Release packages. Select and specify tolerances, materials and processes for designs as required. Direct and check the work of draftsmen and technicians as required to ensure accuracy and compliance with Product Requirement Specification and applicable standards. Ensure that quality goals and objectives are met.
  6. Participate in or lead the creation of Engineering Specifications, cost, manpower, capital, and expense estimates, along with task lists, milestones and schedules related to the development of new products.
  7. Participate in or lead product development teams and interface with Manufacturing Engineer, Production, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Vendors, Subcontractors and Customers on issues related to design, manufacture, use of parts or products.
  8. Provide input to maintain documentation, standards and guidelines such as; revision control, libraries, common components, layer lists, database management, etc.
  9. Maintain technical proficiency in design and ECAD skills.
  10. Maintain awareness of competitive products and developments.
  11. Maintain optimum working conditions and housekeeping. Comply with safety rules and regulations.
  12. Assume additional roles and responsibilities as required.

Requirements

  1. Education:  BSEE required, MS preferred;   (BSEE acceptable with courses such as Digital and Analog Design and the equivalent of 8 years experience in the design of Instruments, production applications and manufacturing techniques to attain sufficient engineering background. )
  2. Skills / Technical Knowledge / Experience:  Minimum 5 years experience in design and documentation of Instruments with Digital and Analog Circuits and specification of electronic and electro-mechanical components.  Experience in compact, very low power (1.5-3VDC) circuit design. 
    • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
    • Demonstrated skill in the conceptual design and layout of Instruments.  Skill in the design and documentation of schematics, PCB Layout, Component Selection, Cables, Wire harnesses etc.
    • Demonstrated skill in microprocessor based firmware and software development.  Must know assembly language, compiliers, installers, optimization. Preferred platforms PIC and TI MSP 430 chips and C language.
    • Skilled in the use of ECAD tools for developing schematics and PCB layout (Altium Protel).
    • Skilled in the use of spreadsheet and word processing tools.
    • Capable of effectively leading product development teams.   Skill in the use of project scheduling tools preferred.
    • Experience with one or more of the following tools and methods; Design of Experiments, Design For Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA)
    • Basic understanding of electro-mechanical design is required.
  3. Supervision required: Works under general direction, independently determines and develops approach to solutions.  Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.