Supply Chain Specialist

| 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.

The components we source from all over the world are absolutely essential to the success of our products and company. We must carefully balance our needs to lower costs while ensuring high performance, reliability, and abundant supply. You’ll work with our suppliers face to face to expand the capabilities of Formlabs and directly improve our products. If you are interested in and motivated to relentlessly improving our supply chain, we want you to join us as a Supply Chain Specialist.

The Job:

  • Work directly with current and potential suppliers to keep our pipeline flowing
  • Strategic oversight of Formlabs’ component supply chain
  • Optimize our suppliers for cost, quality, and supply resilience
  • Supply chain planning for future product rollout

You:

  • Able to communicate clearly with suppliers as well as our engineering team
  • Ready to travel and visit suppliers in all corners of the earth to find the highest quality components
  • Able to implement QC measures for components on the manufacturing floor
  • A skilled negotiator and manager who can hold suppliers to their promises
  • Capable of tracking key BOM components to ensure a steady supply of parts
  • Excited to source, contact, and evaluate potential suppliers for quality, reliability, and capacity
  • An independent worker and team player who can work with a variety of teams on-site and remotely

Bonus Skills:

  • Manufacturing and procurement experience
  • 3D CAD design, particularly Solidworks
  • Aptitude for electronics and reading schematics
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel

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

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Culture is extremely important at Formlabs and in the early days (when there were only 10 of us) everyone was naturally very close. We were a pirate crew of friends, out solving interesting and challenging problems. As Formlabs became larger, we knew we wanted to try and preserve the small-company culture that made our team like a family. With now

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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Formlabs is a rapidly growing company that is leading the desktop 3D printing industry and revolutionizing in-house manufacturing. Everything we’re doing and creating has never been done before. We are a work-in-progress organization and that makes it exciting to work here while providing lots of opportunities for growth.

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Formlabs regularly attends meetups and we’ve just started hosting technical talks at our Boston HQ every Thursday. We also travel to technology trade shows all over the world and strive to stay in touch with young engineers through our involvement with programs such as BU Artemis and the Women in Technology Program at MIT, just to name a few.

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In order to understand how Formlabs has revolutionized the 3D printing industry, you really have to go back to 2011 and survey the landscape. The 3D printing craze was in full swing and the market became flooded with low-cost FDM machines. These consumer-level printers were great for small projects and hobbyists. But there really weren’t any option

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One thing I really love about Formlabs is that everyone here is extremely active. We regularly have people organizing everything from whiskey tastings to ice climbing in some of the nearby mountain ranges. The interest-diversity here is vast and people are quick to jump in and learn something new. Just to name a few of my favorite internal “clubs”

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401(K)
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Company Outings
Dental
Fitness Subsidy
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
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Pet Friendly
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Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
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