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Assembly Technician


Posted by GRIT on 06/01/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Action, Bike, Fitness, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Manufacturing, Retail - Bike Mechanic - Ski Technician, Warehouse

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment

State: MA

City: Medford

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Contact Phone: 9784309776

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $35-40,000/yr

Required to Relocate: No

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

GRIT is seeking an Assembly Technician to join our Freedom Chair production team. The product uses many standard bicycle components and requires basic hand tools for assembly. Somebody who has exerience working or tinkering on bikes would be well suited. You will be trained by and report to the Production Manager. This is a full time salaried position.


About GRIT

Our GRIT Freedom Chair is an all-terrain mobility device that helps people with disabilities get off-road and on with their lives. We are passionate about improving the life for underserved populations. You have an opportunity to join us as we dramatically improve the lives of our customers around the worlds. 


Roles and Responsibilities

Assist with assembling Freedom Chairs correctly, safely, and in a timely manner to ensure customer satisfaction and safety. This includes: 
  • Processing incoming inventor
  • Quality inspections
  • Building sub-assemblies
  • Allocating components for orders
  • Assisting with final assembly and packaging for shipment
  • Experience building mechanical items, preferably bikes
  • Comfortable using hand tools
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and take direction well
  • Any combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • This position may require frequent or prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and/or lifting up to 50lbs. 
  • Salaried position with paid vacation and sick time
  • Employee-purchase industry discounts
  • Easy commute -- less than ½ mile from Wellington MBTA stop on Orange Line, free on-site parking, indoor bike storage
  • Optional weekly bike ride in or around the Fells with Production team


Compensation: Full-time salaried position, $35k-$40k/year, commensurate with experience.


To apply: Send an email introduction along with your resume to with the subject line "Assembly Technician." GRIT encourages applications for people of all backgrounds. If you think you meet most of the requirements, but not every single point on the job description, please still apply! We'd love to have a chat to see if you'd be a great addition to our team.

About GRIT

GRIT is a D2C startup founded by MIT mechanical engineers. We are one of Boston’s highest-impact social enterprises. We design and sell adaptive equipment that allows every person, regardless of their physical ability, to get beyond the pavement and back to enjoying outdoor adventures. The GRIT Freedom Chair is the official mobility device of Spartan Race’s Para Elite and is used by 1000s riders around the world. Learn more about the Freedom Chair, and how you can go beyond the pavement at