Markforged, located in Watertown, MA, is growing at an exponential rate and we’re looking for a highly-motivated and experienced engineer who thrives in a fast-paced, growth-focused environment. As a key member of the engineering team, you will be responsible for leading mechanical design efforts across a range of projects. You will be expected to have a firm grasp of every element required for mechanical product development, including architecture, concept generation, design (CAD), analysis, prototyping, test/verification, and transition to manufacturing partners.  In some cases you will lead junior engineers and consultants to help accelerate the development process.  You must be able to work well in multi-disciplinary teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, software, and systems engineers.  Familiarity with electrical engineering and software development principles will be beneficial.

What will you own?

  • Leading Mechanical Engineering efforts on new product development and new product introduction programs
  • Developing architecture, engineering specifications, concepts and detailed designs
  • Leading project team of mechanical engineers to develop designs that integrate seamlessly with other functions such as electrical, software and materials
  • Mentoring engineers and review project documentation to ensure design quality, completeness and clarity
  • Developing internal standards and processes to improve overall efficiency and quality of development process

 

Important Note: 

Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!

What you have:

  • 10+ years hands-on experience designing complex electromechanical products such as industrial automation equipment, robots or similar systems
  • B.S. in mechanical engineering, M.S. or Ph.D. preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to produce innovative solutions to challenging problems
    • Proficiency in 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
    • Ability to quickly identify problems and implement solutions
    • Ability to maintain schedule and work within budgetary constraints
    • Ability to make tradeoff decisions based on available data and drive projects to completion
  • Strong technical background in a number of the following areas, with expertise in at least one:
    • Machine design and kinematic analysis
    • Design for manufacturing (FMEA, DFM and DFT)
    • System architecture
    • Mathematical modeling and control
    • Electronics packaging & thermal management
    • Electro-mechanical actuators & sensors
    • Thermodynamics and fluid dynamics
  • Experience with a number of the following tools is a significant asset
    • JIRA
    • Matlab/Simulink
    • FEA (Ansys, Nastran, etc…)
    • PDM, PLM
  • Personal traits
    • Excellent team player; comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, interdisciplinary team comprising mechanical, electrical and software engineers, as well as designers, product managers and manufacturing & operations personnel.
    • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
    • Ability to create and communicate an accurate schedule
Why Markforged?
Help us reinvent manufacturing. 
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
 
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
 
Perks & Benefits
For all US-based roles, we offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
 
Please be aware that the Company requires all employees [who are required to work onsite, whether regularly or sporadically] to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
 
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
 
 
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