Mechanical Engineer


Somerville, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 02/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA, 02143

About Formlabs

Formlabs designs and manufactures powerful and intuitive 3D printing tools for the professional designer, engineer, and maker. The company is disrupting 3D printing with its high-resolution, low-cost Form 1 3D printer.

Job Description

To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring groundbreaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world.

As mechanical engineers at a 3D printing company we create tools we use ourselves. We’re excited to build devices that not only create beautiful parts but also reflect careful user experience design. Our team prototypes, builds, and manufactures the mechanisms and systems that make our printers function with precision and reliability.

If you want to help design and create the tools you would love to use yourself, we want you as a Mechanical Engineer.

 The Job:

  • Push the capabilities of 3D printing
  • Engineer the most amazing desktop 3D printer on the market
  • Prototype new mechanisms, test materials, and research 3D printing challenges
  • Create detailed designs in CAD and well-specified, accurate drawings


  • Want to build a precision tool that is beautiful inside and out
  • Enjoy the gritty details of part design, material selection, and manufacturing techniques
  • Craft elegant designs that function with efficiency and simplicity
  • Use Solidworks to design components, produce drawings, and build assemblies
  • Are familiar with a variety of manufacturing techniques including injection molding and sheet metal fabrication
  • Can prototype your own designs
  • Have experience with the full product development cycle
  • Can communicate seamlessly with vendors and suppliers across the globe
  • Are hands-on and willing to cross discipline boundaries to solve a problem

Bonus Skills (Optional): 

  • Experience working with a contract manufacturer
  • Electronics and circuit design
  • PLM/document control systems
  • Programming skills (Python)
  • Industrial design

Our Perks:

  • Flexible Vacation
  • Premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D print

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of 3D printing.

To all recruitment agencies: Formlabs does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Formlabs employees or any other company location. Formlabs is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

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