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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Publication or Company  MakerBot Industries
Industry  3D Printing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Brooklyn, NY
Job Requirements Senior Mechanical Engineer

Thanks for considering a career at MakerBot. Over the last five years, MakerBot has defined a new industry: desktop 3D printing. Now we’re on a mission to bring 3D printing and scanning to everyone.

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who can lead and coach engineering teams to successfully develop new products. If you have the appropriate degree and extensive work experience required to help take us to the next level, this is your chance to be a part of the Next Industrial Revolution with MakerBot.

As Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will:
Design, implement, debug and improve systems for 3D printing and other technologies
Mentor, delegate and review work assignments of junior team members
Be the Technical Team Leader for new, innovative products
Acquire and test prototype systems
To be considered for the Senior Mechanical Engineer position, you need:
BA/BS degree in engineering or similar field (MS prefered)
?Minimum: 5 years cumulative part/assy design experience after receiving Bachelors degree
Extensive experience with Injection molded part design
Experience and ability to lead and coach a team of high performing, competent engineers
Broad technical knowledge of mechanical systems and (drive train) components
Knowledge of manufacturing, tooling techniques/capabilities: (CNC, Laser, Injection Molding, formed parts, etc.)
Knowledge of materials, uses and characteristics: Plastics, Metals
Knowledge of hardware: standard/metric, screws, bolts, pins: (clearance, tap, press fits, etc.)
Experience designing Linear and Rotary motion systems, and familiarity with components/types
Strong experience with SolidWorks, FEA tools
Ability to coach Best Practices and Design Intent; CAD Sketches and Feature Tree structure
Ability to think quickly and act decisively, work in a team and/or independently
Must have injection molded part/housing design experience, and have worked with injection molders and mold makers
Must have sheet metal and product/appliance chassis design experience
Must have design of linear and rotary motion systems experience
Current authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This employer will not sponsor applications for work/student Visas.
Extra Experience counts too!
Familiarity with 3D printing or MakerBot
About Our Company Are you interested in joining a collaborative, creative environment where innovation and hard work are encouraged and rewarded? If you’re a passionate, driven, talented individual looking to join a team of folks just like you, MakerBot is the place to be.

Don’t settle for being another cog in the machine. We’re looking for people who believe, like we do, if you can dream it, you can make it! As a MakerBot employee, no matter what department you’re in, you’ll make meaningful contributions to developing the products and ideas at the forefront of the 3D printing revolution.

Life moves fast here at MakerBot, but that’s how we like it. We’ve got a work-hard-play-hard culture that’s tough to beat. Your team may stay late to get the job done but still make it to Trivia Night.

We offer benefits like full medical and dental coverage. Our package also includes a Commuter Benefits Program, to help you take advantage of the public transit in and around Brooklyn. There are also monthly movie nights and a book club. Plus we reward employees who’ve gone above and beyond the call of duty at our monthly bagel breakfast and celebrate birthdays, too with an amazing spread of cupcakes.

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