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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Desktop Metal
63 Third Ave
Burlington, MA 01803

Desktop Metal is revolutionizing 3D printing of metal parts. Our printers robust build processes create complex parts beautifully, and at a price attainable by any design and manufacturing team. We are looking to bring on board bright, motivated team members across wide spectrum of engineering disciplines. Desktop Metal is presently seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and developing electro-mechanical systems from concept to production.

The Lead Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Developing novel technology and mechanisms that can be applied to multiple stages of the part production process
  • Designing to a product requirements specification and developing derived requirements
  • Producing prototype and production system components
  • Working with an interdisciplinary team to perform detailed designs and analysis
  • Developing and maintaining 3D CAD models of system architecture and components
  • Drive FMEA and design reviews
  • Tolerance stack analysis, including use of GD&T
  • Maintaining high level of communications with cross-functional team and partners
  • Assisting with development of the technical teams required to produce designs
  • Working closely with program management and regulatory teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding and use of technical principles, theories, and concepts in mechanical, controls, robotics, and systems engineering
  • Broad exposure to mechanical design and development practices including common engineering tools
  • History of integrating many different types of actuators in challenging environments
  • Demonstrated ability to develop deep understanding of the business and end user needs and translate those needs into the right technology solution
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Able to provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions
  • Expert in integrated system design
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • BS/MS Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics or equivalent
  • Solidworks proficiency

Preferred Experiences:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • 3D printing
  • Atmosphere controls
  • DFx
  • FEA COSMOS, Ansys, or equivalent
  • FMEA
  • GD&T
  • Matlab
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy
  • Robotics
  • Thermal management
  • Hands-on machine build and operation experience
Category: Hardware Engineering
Full-time

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