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Materials Laboratory Technician

| Watertown
At Markforged, we are on a mission to unlock the next 10x innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger.
Whether you are an experienced laboratory technician looking to be part of a fast growing company, or recently out of school looking to refine your laboratory skills, Markforged can be a fit for you. As a Materials Laboratory Technician, you will support materials research and development. You will operate analytical equipment, run experiments and perform maintenance on materials test equipment. You will work directly with materials engineers and scientists, contributing to a collaborative and productive work environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Characterize plastic and metal materials with a variety of analytical equipment (Mechanical, Thermal, Electrical properties) under the guidance of materials scientists
  • Record data, summarize findings, and present results to the Materials team
  • Ensure lab equipment is properly calibrated and perform necessary maintenance
  • Use and maintain the chemical inventory system
  • Comply with safety and protective equipment regulations

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Materials Science, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related. An associates or technical degree with relevant experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrated success with documentation
  • Attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Have enthusiasm in 3D printing
  • Ability to lift samples and stock lab materials

Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages

Location

85 School Street, Watertown, MA 02472

An Insider's view of Markforged

What are some social events your company does?

Our office has periodic happy hours and company offsite parties, as well as a weekly all-hands meeting where different teams present and lunch is served.

Daniel

Content Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day at Markforged is exciting. I work with different teams across the organization on a wide array of projects. Each new day brings a unique set of challenges, and we pride ourselves in repeatedly coming up with effective solutions to the challenges that arise.

Ibraheem

Project Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at Markforged on the Solutions team. After taking the initiative to learn, attend trade shows, and help with training sessions, the growth of the applications team allowed me to graduate to the role of an Application Engineer. Markforged has continuously allowed me to use my increasing expertise and skill set to grow my career.

Michelle

Application Engineer

What are Markforged Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Markforged provides up to 12 weeks of parental leave to eligible employees.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Markforged has a take what you need vacation policy.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
We have a conference room named "Smash" with plenty of controllers - and ping pong tables in both offices.
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, hot and cold coffee, gourmet tea selection, soda, Soylent, Chobani yogurt, string cheese, fruit and veggies!
Some Meals Provided
Markforged provides free catered lunch every Monday.
Happy Hours
Monthly New Hire happy hours and weekly Friday happy hours.
Parking
Free, dedicated employee parking lots.
Fitness Subsidies
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