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Manufacturing Shop Associate

Part Time Position:  On Location in Gladstone, OR (Close to Portland, OR)

 $20/hr 25hrs a week

Manufacturing Shop Associate - Gladstone, OR


Motorized Precision sets the new standard for cinema robotics and motion control. Our groundbreaking products provide cinematographers, directors, photographers, and film studios unmatched control of their productions. The Motorized Precision team is focused on one thing:providing a simple, intuitive, easy to use robotic software and hardware platform that lets our customers unleash all their creativity. We hire the best talent in the industry and offer a creative, fast paced culture built on teamwork, innovation, and rewarding work. As Manufacturing Shop Associate you will work with a team of dedicated professionals in a collaborative environment on projects critical to our success and continued growth. As with all members of our team, the Manufacturing Shop Associate displays leadership, self driven, enthusiasm, brilliance, and customer focus in everything they do.


Job Description:

Motorized Precision’s Manufacturing Shop Associate is responsible for preparing equipment and materials for production sales as well as maintaining material inventory, operating general equipment such as forklifts and assisting with bulk manufacturing when necessary. Unboxing inventory and packaging up products and supplies for production safely and efficiently. Updating company database keeping information coming in and going out extremely organized. Working with product suppliers and assuring product are efficiently made. The tasks for this position are primarily assembly related. Maintaining a clean, organized and safe shop environment is also very important. There will be task based training so new hires feel confident in what is being asked of them. The role can be repetitive so the ability to pick up speed and accuracy over time is attainable. This role also has room for advancement. 



  • Unbox and pack products safely and efficiently into shipping and delivery containers

  • Support the integration, assembly, test, and shipment of new systems

  • Receiving, unpacking and arranging new shipments from suppliers and vendors as well as arranging, labeling and organizing gear efficiently 

  • Capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

  • Keeping track of inventory

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks

  • Capable of lifting  50lbs + of weights frequently throughout assigned workday

  • Must be forklift certified or willing to be certified to move or load heavy equipment

  • Must be detail oriented and organized at all times 

  • Document, label and input critical information into our company database 

  • Team player, willingness to work when needed on specific deadlines

  • Ability to take initiative and be self sufficient 

  • Must be willing to travel if needed 

  • Must be able to function in a safe manner; observe safety practices at all times

  • Other activities as directed by the shop manager as well as the President & CEO



  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) recommended but not required

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic environment where priorities can change quickly

  • Prior cinema or robotic experience is NOT required, but is a plus

  • Experience or interest in computer programming is a plus

  • Must be self driven and understand that the ideal candidate will primarily be working independently with supervision and help as need in the shop, this position requires someone who can take in information quickly and stay organized as it can be very slow some days and fast paced others

  • Understand safety requirements

  • Perform all work in a safe responsible manner

  • Participate in safety training

  • Limited travel to support project requirements (estimated at less than 4 weeks per year)


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