Process Engineer


Desktop Metal is revolutionizing 3D printing of metal parts.  Our printer’s robust build processes create complex parts beautifully at a price attainable by any design and manufacturing team and can be used within an office environment.  We are looking to bring on board bright, motivated team members across a wide spectrum of engineering disciplines.  Desktop Metal is seeking a talented and self-motivated Process Engineer to join the Production System print process team.  The ideal candidate will have experience developing novel systems from conceptualization to production.  

The Process Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Understanding all process variables related to printing of metal parts
  • Devising testing methods to evaluate process variables
  • Understanding the relationship between printing and downstream part processing
  • Maintaining high level of communications with cross-functional team, and partners
  • Working with an interdisciplinary team to define, write, and execute designs of experiments
  • Engaging testing facilities, subcontractors, and other subject matter experts to drive design of printing systems
  • Informing engineering teams of process-critical design elements
  • Defining requirements for fluid handling and process parameters in complex printing machines
  • Consulting with material scientists to characterize parts
  • Communicate the relationship between different process variables
  • Develop process flow maps and tolerance analysis

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop deep understanding of end-user needs quickly, and proficiently translate those needs into the right technology solution
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Proven record of delivering inkjet processes to meet customer requirements
  • Able to provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions
  • Experience driving design decisions based on research and testing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced degree in Chemistry, Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent

Preferred Experiences:

  •  Additive manufacturing
  •  Metallurgy
  •  2D or 3D Printing
  • Powder-based processes (including powder metallurgy)
  • High-temperature processes
  •  FMEA
  •  Process control methods
  •  Statistical Analysis and Design of Experiments

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