Desktop Metal: Chemical Technician

Desktop Metal is reinventing the way metal parts are produced - from prototyping through mass production. Founded with the mission to make additive manufacturing accessible to engineers and designers, Desktop Metal offers two revolutionary metal 3D printing systems, addressing the need for easy-to-use, cost-effective, and scalable metal 3D printing. In addition to this, our three software solutions elevate the additive manufacturing industry at every step in the fabrication process. We are seeking a Chemical Engineer or Chemist to join us at this exciting stage of growth.


  • Generating chemical mixtures in the laboratory according to formulations and procedures developed by senior chemical engineers and maintain meticulous batch records and observations.

  • Characterize physical properties of chemical solutions such as pH, viscosity, surface tension and other functional tests according to written test procedures as well as maintain accurate test records.

  • Develop and qualify test procedures.
  • Organize/analyze data and communicate experimental conclusions to the team.

  • Contribute intellectually to the team by sharing ideas for product and process improvements.

  • Maintain clean and safe work environment by adhering to safety and chemical hygiene policies including maintaining chemical inventory records and ordering materials.


  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or Biochemistry

  • Experience working in chemical laboratory in a fast paced startup environment.

  • Ability to work well in a highly collaborative team structure with shifting priorities.