Electro-Mechanical Systems Architect

| Somerville

If you’re looking for an opportunity that will stretch your abilities to develop innovative electro-mechanical solutions and offer a fast paced yet inspiring environment, join Formlabs. We’re working to reinvent additive manufacturing and enable designers, engineers, researchers, health practitioners and artists all around the world.

A 3D printer is a complex interconnected electro-mechanical device comprised of dozens of subsystems. We’re looking for an electro-mechanical system architect to make key decisions to help develop the most advanced and ground breaking professional 3D printers. Our goal is 3D printers that are cost efficient, precise, and accessible and we need you to design and develop complex electro-mechanical systems.

Using experience and a deep understanding of machine design, you will guide a wider mechanical engineering team to research, develop, test, and design systems for mass production. Previous projects for this role have included: linear motion stages, optical systems for aiming lasers, cartridge and resin dispense systems, precisely locating replaceable consumable components and many more.

The Job:

  • Research, design, develop and produce numerous electro-mechanical systems
  • Guide a mechanical engineering team in making sound design decisions
  • Get into the nitty gritty details of problems to develop cost-efficient, clever solutions

You:

  • 5+ years experience designing electro-mechanical systems
  • Have shipped multiple products where you have been a key engineer
  • A deep understanding of mechanical motions, materials and manufacturing processes
  • Experience working with a wide variety of engineering materials
  • Experience in designing for manufacture and assembly
  • Able to fluently work with electrical engineers, software developers and material scientists to build a tightly integrated system

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of 3D printing.

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Location

35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143
35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Culture is extremely important at Formlabs. With now over 400 people combined in our Boston and Berlin offices, the goal is to “keep Formlabs weird,” which is really just a fun way of saying, “let’s keep things interesting.” Since we are trailblazing the way for a new era of low-cost manufacturing, keeping things interesting isn’t too difficult!

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What projects are you most excited about?

Everything we produce is an ongoing project. A big focus for us has always been to relentlessly improve upon our existing products. We release regular updates to our software, printer and materials - keep an eye on our blog to see all the exciting things we have planned for the coming year!

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How does the company support your career growth?

Everything Formlabs is doing and creating has never been done before. We are a work-in-progress organization with a lot of space for growth. We seek to cultivate an environment where individuals can contribute their own new ideas and participate in the evolution of the company.

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What is your vision for the company?

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What are some social events your company does?

We regularly have people organizing everything from whiskey tastings to ice climbing. The interest-diversity here is vast and people are quick to jump in and learn something new. Just to name a few of our internal “clubs," we have Booklabs, Filmlabs, Whiskeylabs, ping pong tournaments, Fitness Bootcamp, yoga, Ragnar, summer camps, hackathons . . .

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What are Formlabs Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidy

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches 3x per week, unlimited snacks, office pets, 100% healthcare coverage, regular presentations and technical talks, Form Clubs for anything and everything.. CoffeeLabs, WhiskeyLabs, PaintLabs, GameLabs, FilmLabs, the list goes on. A culture that welcomes you into your FormFamily from Day One.

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