Manufacturing Engineer

Backer Hotwatt, Inc. is a manufacturer of custom heating elements for OEMs in critical industries. Some of the most important companies in the Medical Device, Test & Measurement, Military/Aerospace industries (among others) value Backer Hotwatt’s quality, service and dependability. We succeed by solving our customer's temperature problems with innovative and robust solutions, in a timely manner, and at a fair price.


At Backer Hotwatt, customer and employee satisfaction are paramount. As a member of our team your voice will be heard, your hard work will be rewarded, and your ideas will be valued. If you are looking for a challenging position where every day will be different and you will be encouraged to make your mark on the success of a company, then you need to apply.



  • Conduct tests and studies to support efforts to qualify new equipment/processes and verify functionality of existing equipment/processes
  • Build, buy and install equipment and tools for production as needed
  • Resolve issues with production related defects
  • Provide design/application support to the engineering group during the NPI process
  • Train and evaluate production personnel on processes, tools, and equipment.
  • Participates in safety efforts

Education and Experience

  • B.S. degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 yrs. of applicable experience required
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, work orders and electrical schematics
  • Must be able to use multimeters, drill, tap, solder, countersink and spot face bolt holes in parts using drill presses and portable tools
  • Must be able to apply lean principles to increase efficiency and minimize WIP
  • Proficient with MS Office and a working knowledge of SolidWorks.

We offer:

Clean, modern facility

  • Fantastic benefits
  • Cafeteria and outside dining
  • Fun culture
  • Nice people
  • A place where your opinion matters


Candidates can apply in person at 16A Electronics Drive, Danvers, MA. Or send inquiry/resume to [email protected].

We are an equal opportunity employer veterans/disability.

We are a drug free workplace

Backer Hotwatt values their employees and offers the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 9 Company Observed Holidays
  • Birthday paid day off
  • Bereavement Leave