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Senior Mechanical Engineer--Brooklyn, New York

at MakerBot Industries in Brooklyn, NY   —   Jul 05, 2014   |  
Lead the team responsible for creating new and innovative products. At MakerBot, an amazing idea is brought to life in seconds, whether a concept, a new product or an experience. We need people who share our passion for turning dreams into reality.

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 MakerBot to the next level, read on.
Design, implement, debug and improve systems for 3D printing and other technologies
Mentor, delegate and review work assignments of junior team members
Technical (Mechanical Engineering) Team Leader for new, innovative products
Acquire and test prototype systems
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
Experience designing Linear and Rotary motion systems, and familiarity with components/types
Strong experience with SolidWorks, FEA tools
As a Hands-On Coach and a mentor for Junior and Mid-level engineers this candidate MUST HAVE EXTENSIVE WORKING EXPERIENCE with at least two of the following:(Preference will be given to candidates that have a proven track record of all three): Injection molded part and housing design, working with injection molders and mold makers, Sheet Metal and Product/Appliance Chassis Design, Design of Linear and Rotary Motion Systems
Familiarity with 3D printing or MakerBot is a plus
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.)
Able 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
BA/BS degree in engineering or similar field (MS prefered)
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