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 $212 million in financing. Among the company’s investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), GE Ventures, BMW, Lowe’s, and Techtronic Industries (TTI).

In 2017, Desktop Metal was selected as one of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers by World Economic Forum; named to MIT Technology Review’s list of 50 Smartest Companies; named by the Boston Globe as one of the Best Places to Work in Boston and recognized among the most important innovations in engineering in Popular Science’s “2017 Best of What’s New.”

We are  seeking a talented and self-motivated Technical Project Manager to participate in our hardware development process.  The ideal candidate will have experience managing multiple cross-functional projects in a fast paced startup environment.

The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Assessing project risks and developing risk management strategies
  • Planning projects across multiple cross functional product teams
  • Informing leadership of project progress and risks
  • Scheduling key deliverables
  • Determine team resourcing
  • Presenting plans to technical and leadership teams
  • Adjusting plans based on progress and realized risk
  • Working between TRL 3 and 9 in product development
  • Management of product development plans and risk registers
  • Managing external engineering and design teams
  • Traveling approximately 30% of the time

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in fast-paced technology development roles
  • Proven transition of technologies from R&D to production
  • 5+ years in project management roles
  • Cross-functional team projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Degree in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, or equivalent

Preferred Experiences:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • 3D Printing
  • Startup and Production product experience
  • Phase-gate Design Processes
  • Requirements Management System knowledge
  • Capital Equipment Design
  • Systems engineering
  • Advanced technical degree
  • Industry certifications or certificates

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