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Senior Furnace Engineer

Desktop Metal, Main Office - Burlington

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Senior Furnace Engineer

at Desktop Metal

Main Office - Burlington

Desktop Metal is revolutionizing all aspects of metal 3D printing. We are presently seeking a talented and self-motivated Sr. Furnace Engineer to join our Studio System Engineering team. The Studio System consists of three different hardware units, Printer, Debinder, and Sintering Furnace.   Together these three units utilize a robust build process that can create complex metal parts, at a price attainable by any design and manufacturing team. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and operating sintering furnaces.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with program management and regulatory teams to create the next generation of office friendly sintering furnaces
  • Create product requirements and qualify designs against specifications
  • Lead research and development of sub-systems and develop design criteria for product design
  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to perform detailed design and analysis
  • Apply a strong analytical approach to the research and design process, including mechanics, fluids and thermals
  • Lead FMEA and design reviews
  • Maintain a high level of communications with cross-functional teams and partners
  • Work closely with facilities team to design and maintain furnace rooms including but not limited to hydrogen furnace research

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Thorough knowledge of partial pressure vacuum furnaces and the associated technologies
  • Understand and use technical principles, theories, and concepts in mechanical and systems engineering
  • Working knowledge of furnace insulation and heating element technology
  • Ability to identify, design and validate cost saving opportunities against original design intent
  • Experience designing and operating high vacuum systems
  • Understanding of fluid systems and able to analyze and design process cooling systems
  • Experience working with various high temperature insulation technologies
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Ability to apply customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • 10+ years in an engineering design role
  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or equivalent

Preferred Experiences:

  • Solidworks
  • Working with or preferably designing hydrogen furnaces
  • Designing for high temperature technologies and applications
  • Designing for medium to high vacuum applications
  • Knowledge of gas conversion and management systems
  • Basic electrical design and diagnostics

About Desktop Metal

About us Desktop Metal is reinventing the way design and manufacturing teams produce metal parts - from prototyping through mass production. Our team is built around the disciplines of materials science, hardware and software engineering, and design. We have raised $212 million in equity funding with investment from technology leaders including Google, BMW, Lowe’s, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In 2017, the company was selected as one of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers by World Economic Forum, and was recently named to MIT Technology Review’s list of 50 Smartest Companies. Located just outside of Boston we are assembling a team of experts and are looking to hire curious and driven engineers, scientists, and designers.

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