R&D Machinist

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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.

Formlabs is building the future of desktop fabrication. As part of the Machine Shop Team you will work collaboratively with every arm of our R&D engineering department. You will be working in our brand new 2600 sq ft R&D Machine Shop.You will be fabricating some of the first parts for our next generation of 3D printers. You will be responsible for machining and reworking parts, and providing necessary feedback during the development of our current and future products.

If you are passionate about machining, sharing knowledge, working with a small team, want to continue to sharpen your skills, and enjoy working in the early stages of product development, we want you to join us as a R&D Machinist in the Formlabs Machine Shop.

The Job:

  • Produce parts using manual milling, turning, and surface finishing techniques. Program, set up and operate CNC machining equipment for 2-axis, 3-axis and occasional 4-axis work.
  • Work closely with the Machine Shop Coordinator to maintain equipment required to perform the job.
  • Work closely with the Machine Shop Coordinator to maintain appropriate stock of machine tooling, cutting tools, drills, etc.
  • Execute metrology tasks and help maintain metrology equipment.
  • Assemble and/or disassemble complex mechanical assemblies.
  • Work with Engineering teams when machining parts and provide corrective feedback as appropriate.
  • Inspire team members to adhere to a high standard of machining practices.
  • Train team members on machining and fabrication practices.

You:

  • Experienced machinist familiar with all aspects of the machining process to produce an array of prototype parts
  • Passionate machinist that loves to work with others.
  • Are a meticulously organized, autonomous, and focused independent person 
  • Clear communicator who can work across many teams and share feedback in a positive manner
  • A born problem-solver who loves to work on puzzles
  • Able to balance a wide variety of projects on tight deadlines
  • Can read, interpret, make and measure parts  according to engineering drawings utilizing GD&T.

Bonus:

  • Able to read, write and interpret G-code
  • Familiar with CAD/CAM software, especially Fusion 360 and Solidworks
  • Familiar with a CMM and other metrology tools and equipment
  • Familiarity with a broad range of manufacturing processes
  • Experience with hardware development

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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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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