Operations Initiatives Lead 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.

We are looking for an analytical thinker with a history of delivering results to tackle an array of programs. As an Operations Initiatives Lead you will work at the cross section of business, operations, and systems. You will work to solve the most pressing priorities of Formlabs Global Operations which encompasses Supply Chain, Customer Fulfillment, Planning, Manufacturing Engineering, Facilities and Workplace. This role requires participating in the strategic design of our Global Operations, establishing best practices, and leading critical continuous improvement opportunities.

If you are a highly-motivated individual who can quickly understand new problems, develop solutions, and make an impact, we want you as our Operations Initiatives Lead

 The Job:

  • Take on critical strategic studies such as supply chain risks, facilities locations, and growth blockers 
  • Liaise with cross-functional stakeholders, developing strategic partnerships to cultivate trust and share knowledge within and beyond the team. Work closely with stakeholders to report on and forecast KPIs across certain programs or regions (e.g. capital spend, risk, budget variance, or accruals.) 
  • Manage multiple programs or initiatives at the same time with meticulous organization and prioritization
  • Identify and take action on opportunities related to processes, tools, and partnerships, with a focus on process streamlining, reporting and dashboards, cost management, and procurement
  • Partner with Global Operations leadership to strategically identify and take action on opportunities related to processes, tools, and partnerships, with a focus on process streamlining, cost management, reporting and dashboards
  • Develop technology roadmaps that addresses the Global Operations needs now and in the future. 
  • Evaluate technologies that can improve customer outcomes and efficiencies
  • Be a thought leader and an advisor to the Chief Operating Officer to drive efficiencies and exceed targets.


  • Take initiative to drive core business outcomes
  • Proven history of leadership through influence and collaboration at all organizational levels
  • A hands-on people leader who can inspire and drive a team to get things done
  • Communication: Excel at organization and communication, and working cross-functionally, present to c-suite and work 1:1 with individual contributors
  • Effectively cope with change, ability to act without having the total picture
  • Experience developing and managing budgets (including capital budget justification) with strong financial, contract management, strategic planning, and quantitative analysis skills.
  • Technical aptitude and demonstrated capability of working in technical programs 
  • Analysis with large data

Bonus Skills: 

  • Consulting or Product Management experience 
  • Experience at a fast-growing company
  • Global experience in supply chain and operations management 

Our Perks:

  • Flexible vacation
  • Premium healthcare coverage
  • 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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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!



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!



How does the company support your career growth?

Formlabs has a fairly flat organizational structure, so there is a relatively low barrier to taking on projects outside of your job scope and trying to grow into a new role.



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.



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 . . .



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.

Eat lunch together
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Inclusive of expandable partner benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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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