Job Post

Mechanical Engineer

Desktop Metal
63 Third Ave
Burlington, MA 01803

Desktop Metal, based in Burlington, Massachusetts is reinventing the way engineering and manufacturing teams produce metal parts - from prototyping through mass production. Our mission is to advance product innovation with metal 3D printing. Founded in 2015 by leaders in advanced manufacturing, metallurgy, and robotics, the company is addressing the unmet challenges of speed, cost, and quality to make metal 3D printing an essential tool for engineers and manufacturers around the world. Desktop Metal has raised a total of $277 million in financing. Among the companys investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), GE Ventures, BMW, Lowes, and Techtronic Industries (TTI)

We are hiring an experienced Mechanical Engineer to help us deliver the next generation of metal 3D printing systems.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create product requirements and qualify designs against specifications
  • Design system components, including detailed drawings for manufacturing using best practices and GD&T
  • Lead research and development of sub-systems and component selection
  • Maintain 3D CAD models and documentation of system architecture and components
  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to perform detailed design and analysis
  • Apply a strong analytical approach to the design process, including mechanics, thermals and tolerance analysis.
  • Lead FMEA and design reviews
  • Maintain a high level of communications with cross-functional teams and partners

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in bringing multiple products through the full design cycle; from brainstorming through product development and transitioning to production
  • Thorough understanding and use of technical principles, theories, and concepts in mechanical and systems engineering
  • Ability to identify, design and validate cost saving opportunities against original design intent
  • Broad exposure to mechanical design and development practices
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques such as injection molding, sheet metal fabrication, welding, machining and 3D printing
  • Experience designing and documenting machined, sheet metal, and cast parts for prototype and mass production
  • Experience designing and operating high vacuum systems
  • Understanding of fluid systems and able to analyze and design process cooling systems
  • Experience working with various suppliers to integrate components into system design
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Ability to apply customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • BS/MS Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Preferred Experiences:

  • Solidworks
  • Designing for high temperature technologies and applications
  • Designing for medium to high vacuum applications
Category: Hardware Engineering

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