Heat Transfer Engineer

| Somerville

To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring ground-breaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world.

As a Heat Transfer Engineer at Formlabs you will design, analyze and ship heating systems in our products, ranging from precisely controlling the SLS process in Fuse 1 to managing rate of curing for SLA parts in Form Cure.

If you are a mechanical engineer with a passion for designing complex thermo-electro-mechanical systems and have the ability to work closely with a team of high-caliber engineers, we want you to join our team as a Heat Transfer Engineer.

The Job:

  • Identify viable thermal designs, establish system requirements and hardware specifications, and source components for prototypes and shipping products
  • Perform the thermal design and analysis of thermal management systems.
  • Manage system temperatures within proper operating ranges through the use of radiation, conduction, convection for our hardware and control systems
  • Implement, test, and iterate on designs in both standalone and system-level test beds.
  • Work cross-functionally with manufacturing engineers to finalize designs for production

You:

  • Can share a strong portfolio of previous work
  • Experienced in designing precision temperature control systems
  • 3+ years industry experience
  • Have taken a product through an entire lifecycle - from concept through DFM to shipping
  • Communicate seamlessly with vendors and suppliers across the globe
  • Familiar with a variety of manufacturing techniques including injection molding and sheet metal fabrication
  • Prototype your own designs
  • General understanding of fundamental radiation heat transfer principles and thermal engineering
  • Strong working knowledge of three-dimensional simulation tools, such as Solidworks Simulation or similar.

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

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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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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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