18 Jan 2018

Full-Time Industrial Design Engineer – Fast Radius

jobsChicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

About Us:
Fast Radius is the leading industrial-grade 3D printing and on-demand manufacturer. Strategically partnered with UPS, Fast Radius enables fast production of industrial parts at global scale. We are the end-to-end partner for companies looking to embrace additive and on-demand manufacturing: supporting clients with product design, engineering, testing and validation – all the way to global manufacturing and supply chain. From functional prototypes to real engineered parts produced into the tens of thousands, Fast Radius guarantees quality with the fastest delivery times in the industry. We embrace the full suite of on-demand manufacturing technologies, including the newest innovations in additive manufacturing from Carbon and HP, as well as rapid CNC and Injection molding. Industry-leading global corporations and new innovators are choosing Fast Radius to deliver on the promise of on-demand manufacturing, reduce upfront production costs, accelerate product development and make the once unthinkable goal of ‘zero inventory’ a reality.

In addition to UPS, Fast Radius is backed by some of the leading investment firms in the US, including Drive Capital, Jump Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners and others. The company can be found online at www.fastradius.com and on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

What we’re looking for:
A product design athlete. Someone who can design new products and bring them to market. Someone who is excited to create new products that leverage the unique capabilities of additive manufacturing. Someone who can drive an industrial design process that incorporates market needs, user interface, fashion, product performance, and manufacturability. The Product Design Engineer will work with our clients throughout the product development and execution life cycle, including: concept development, product design, product architecture and systems design, design for manufacturing, production scale up and order fulfillment.

Responsibilities:
Designing new products for both consumer and industrial applications

Managing product development throughout its lifecycle

Own client relationship for product design

Stay up to date on latest additive manufacturing technologies including design software, manufacturing equipment, and materials

Collaborate internally with sales and manufacturing to ensure project success

Excited and ready to travel to customer sites (up to 20%)

Qualifications:
Between 2-10 years experience (multiple roles open at various levels within the team)

Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering, industrial design, product design or related field from top-tier institution (Masters degree a plus)

Experience in product design, industrial design, or application engineering

Experience with digital design, CAD, and computer aided engineering

Experience with rapid prototyping

Prior 3D printing or manufacturing experience/knowledge (a plus but not required)

Smart, forward-thinkers

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Appreciation for building and working with materials hands on (required)

Detail oriented and interested in learning more about new manufacturing technologies

Willingness to dive in for the entire process – from product concept to final part inspection and delivery

Flexible timing and able to work independently

Thrives in a fast pace and adaptable environment

What we will provide you:
Competitive compensation + bonus structure + equity opportunities

Comprehensive medical benefits, a excellent vacation policy and office holidays

A fun environment to collaborate with like-minded professionals

How to Apply

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Job Categories: 3D CAD, 3D Modeling, Design, and Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3d printing. Salary: Negotiable. Job expires in Endless.

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