R&D Manager at Formlabs

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

The R&D Manager will manage a team that measures and improves new algorithms, new material properties and the printer itself to deliver a package of software and materials that yields high print success rates. The charter for this team includes basic testing, characterization, improvement and validation. The person leading this team will demonstrate an appetite and understanding for the details of how Formlabs printers work and are “tuned,” along with the planning skill to keep new releases of materials and software.This role interfaces with other engineering leaders to set aggressive schedules and keep improvements flowing to our growing customer base.

If you have the R&D or engineering background to understand our 3D printers, materials and software, along with group management and planning skills we want you as our R&D Manager.

The Job:

  • Manage a cross disciplinary team of 4-5 people, including materials engineers, 3D print process and test engineers
  • Develop a deep understanding of how Formlabs printers, print process algorithms and materials work together
  • Investigate to improve print quality, print speed, and reliability
  • Coordinate with software, materials and other teams to determine sufficient testing and validation, develop tools and methods for efficient testing
  • Work with other engineering leaders to run ongoing schedules of new printing features, new materials, improvements and new 3D printers

 You: 

  • Have experience investigating or testing and improving late-stage R&D or engineering projects, ideally combining elements of material science and other technologies such as software, electromechanical systems, sensors or optics
  • Demonstrate the ability to take high quality measurements and data and drive your team to do the same
  • Have experience with late-stage engineering through product release and improvement
  • Ability to connect with the needs of Formlabs customers and show an interest in the 3D printing market
  • Ability to run test plans against a schedule
  • Be a leader who can manage a team of diverse engineering skills, run schedules, hire and develop talent 

Our Perks:

  • Flexible vacation
  • Premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints 

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

An Insider's view of Formlabs

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!

Formlabs

Formlabs

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!

Formlabs

Formlabs

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.

Formlabs

Formlabs

What is your vision for the company?

We're committed to bringing powerful and accessible fabrication tools into the creative hands of professionals around the world.

Formlabs

Formlabs

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 . . .

Formlabs

Formlabs

What are Formlabs Perks + Benefits

Formlabs Benefits Overview

We invest in our people. That's why we provide flexible vacation, generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans, paid parental leave, commuter benefits, and unlimited 3D prints. We are committed to offering a holistic benefit package to support you inside and outside the office.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
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 Subsidies

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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