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Sustaining Mechanical Engineer



Other Engineering
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

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.

Our Product Integrity team takes responsibility for Formlabs product field performance and reliability. Data is at the core of our business, providing insights into product quality and driving decision making. We analyze data from the field and implement improvements to hardware design, manufacturing process, and software. Our team collaborates across many functions and geographic regions to enhance user experience and fix product issues.

The Sustaining Mechanical Engineer Job:

  • Perform hands-on and data-driven root cause analysis of mechanical subsystems utilizing structured problem solving methodologies
  • Design, implement and validate product changes to solve problems using a data driven approach
  • Work with the Manufacturing teams to create processes, tests, and procedures to improve machine reliability and manufacturing efficiency
  • Become an expert in Formlabs' 3D printing technology, and collaborate with design teams on risk assessment, design reviews, corrective actions and validation testing


  • Have exposure to hardware debugging and are passionate about understanding why things work (or don’t)
  • Can prototype and run your own tests, from experimental design to practical hands on implementation
  • Have experience designing or debugging complex electromechanical systems
  • Are comfortable diving into complex electromechanical systems and learning the about multiple disciplines of engineering - mechanical, electrical and beyond

Bonus Skills:

  • Scripting ability, including python, SQL, bash, and related data analysis tools
  • Prior experience in mechanical design, manufacturing, quality control, or integration engineering
  • Previous experience with Lean, Six Sigma, 8D or other structured problem solving methodologies
  • Experience using statistical models to draw conclusions

Our Perks & Benefits:

  • Robust equity program to build future wealth through RSUs
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Low cost fund options in our 401K and access to advisors
  • Generous paid Parental Leave (up to 16 weeks)
  • Tenure-based paid Sabbatical Leave (up to 6 weeks)
  • Flexible Out of Office Plan – Take time when you need it
  • Ample on-site parking & pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Healthy on-site lunches, snacks, beverages, & treats
  • Regular sponsored professional development opportunities
  • Many opt-in culture events across our diverse community
  • And of course… unlimited 3D prints

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.