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Vicarious Surgical

Vicarious Surgical

Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Vicarious Surgical is hiring an entry-level Machinist to join our team in Waltham, MA. This Machinist will join our prototype team and help run 3 & 5 axis programs. You will work closely with HAAS Next Gen controllers, both as an operator and programmer. This role will work closely with quality, assembly, and engineering teams to deliver quality parts and fixtures.

Vicarious Surgical is a next generation robotics company developing a disruptive technology with the goal of increasing the efficiency of surgical procedure, improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs.

This position will be based in Waltham, MA and work onsite Monday - Friday during office hours.


  • Keep the machines running which includes setting machines up to run new programs and feeding them.
  • Develop programming skills to make both 3 and 5 axis parts from our drawings and models.
  • Create small, one-off part programs and multipart batch programs for production volumes, ranging in complexity and operation requirements.
  • Deburring, cleaning, and other finishing processes, and inspect parts using appropriate tools.

About You:

  • Graduate of technical school, full apprenticeship program, or four-year training program.
  • Familiarity with shop tools (Bandsaws, drill presses, grinding machines, bead blasting, welding machines,...)
  • Practical experience with Solidworks CAD package.
  • Able to read and interpret part drawings, including geometric callouts, tolerances, etc.
  • Must be willing and able to follow verbal and written instructions, including specific operation task lists.
  • Close attention to detail to prevent damage to complex and costly machine tools and to inspect machined parts closely to ensure that they meet specifications..
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending and lift and carry 25 pounds.
  • Knowledge and ability to maintain machine tools and tooling.
  • Organizational skills for keeping track of stock, tooling and finished workpieces.
  • Ability to use typical office software such as spreadsheets and documents.

Together, we share a love for learning and we are passionate teachers. As a company, we set ambitious goals and individually, we share in that ambition. At the office, we enjoy each other’s company during monthly social, catered lunches and company celebrations.

Please note that at Vicarious Surgical, we follow COVID-19 safety protocol, which may include compliance with vaccination, testing and masking requirements.