Employment at Evil Mad Scientist

Evil Mad Scientist designs, manufactures, ships, and supports writing and drawing machines, soldering kits, and related products.

What you should know before applying:

  • We are a small business in Sunnyvale California.
  • All positions are currently on-site, not remote.
  • Due to COVID-19, we have rigorous policies about mask use and handwashing in place.
  • Our business hours are 9 AM - 6 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Health and dental benefits are available to our full time employees.
  • We have a full-time shop cat. Being able to perform your duties with a cat present is a requirement.
  • We are a small, family-owned company. We do not have time for flakes.
  • We contact references and perform background checks on potential hires.

We expect our employees to:

  • Be enthusiastic and reliable.
  • Have great attention to detail.
  • Be able to listen and to follow instructions carefully.
  • Prioritize safety for themselves and fellow employees.
  • Be flexible to work on a variety of different tasks.
  • Be able to perform basic mathematics on the spot.
  • Let us know when they figure out better ways to do things.
  • Ask for help when they need it.

Interested in an open position?

Please e-mail jobs@evilmadscientist.com

Current openings


Assembly and shipping assistant, full time

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pack and ship orders each morning.
  • Pick and count small components from inventory.
  • Perform light duty mechanical manufacturing and assembly tasks as needed.
  • Operate hand tools in support of those tasks.
  • Listen to and precisely follow protocols for assembly.

Note that:

  • This is an entry level position
  • Training will be provided for all required tasks.
  • The ability to pick up boxes (up to 40 Lbs) from shelves is required.
  • The ability to operate basic hand tools (e.g., screwdrivers) is required.
  • The ability to stand in one place for a while will be helpful.
  • The ability to speak and read English is required.
  • Experience in light duty manufacturing and assembly will be viewed favorably, but is not required.
  • Experience in shipping will be viewed favorably, but is not required.

About this position:

  • Compensation starts at $20/hour.
  • This position is full time, for 40 hours/week.