Engineering Facilities Manager

| Somerville

To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring ground-breaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world.

Our engineering team needs the Formlabs office and engineering workshop (14,000 of 28,000 square feet) operating smoothly at all times. Our Operations team is looking for an organizational rock-star who can not only grow with our office, our team, and our operational needs, but also help create a space that drives creative engineering and design.

We’re looking for someone with high-level execution and project management skills, as well as a never-ending willingness to jump in and get their hands dirty. If you are highly motivated and organized, love supporting a diverse engineering team in accomplishing great things, and are up for the challenge, we want you to join us as our Engineering Facilities Manager and help us grow.

The Job:

  • Manage a diverse range of engineering spaces, including our prototyping shop
  • Play key liaison between our Operations team, engineers and outside vendors
  • Implement your knowledge of basic safety compliance to build a culture of safety

You:

  • A hands-on builder and organizer who knows “how to make things run”
  • Have built and organized clean, safe, and welcoming engineering workspaces
  • Comfortable with a wide range of equipment: hand tools, mill, lathe, power tools, laser cutter, etc
  • Possess a natural instinct to creatively connect with and support those around you
  • Enjoy leading trainings, education, and empowering others to build great things
  • Can implement and communicate best practices for safety standards
  • Can independently make good decisions, solve problems, and prioritize needs
  • Knowledgeable in wood, metal, and plastics fabrication
  • Excited to work in fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Excellent work ethic and willing to get your hands dirty to get the job done
  • Curious and ready to learn whatever you don’t already know

Bonus:

  • Degree in engineering or technical field
  • Experience in fabrication or construction
  • Familiar with OSHA compliance

*Please note this position is based out of our Somerville, MA office.

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.

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Location

35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143
35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Culture is extremely important at Formlabs and in the early days (when there were only 10 of us) everyone was naturally very close. We were a pirate crew of friends, out solving interesting and challenging problems. As Formlabs became larger, we knew we wanted to try and preserve the small-company culture that made our team like a family. With now over 200 people combined in our Boston and Berlin offices, the goal is to “keep Formlabs weird,” which is really just a fun way of saying, “let’s keep things interesting.” Since we are trailblazing the way for a new era of low-cost manufacturing, keeping things interesting isn’t difficult. Most of the things we work on have never existed before, which opens the doorway for individuals to contribute their own new ideas to the future of Formlabs.

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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Formlabs is a rapidly growing company that is leading the desktop 3D printing industry and revolutionizing in-house manufacturing. Everything we’re doing and creating has never been done before. We are a work-in-progress organization and that makes it exciting to work here while providing lots of opportunities for growth.

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Formlabs regularly attends meetups and we’ve just started hosting technical talks at our Boston HQ every Thursday. We also travel to technology trade shows all over the world and strive to stay in touch with young engineers through our involvement with programs such as BU Artemis and the Women in Technology Program at MIT, just to name a few.

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In order to understand how Formlabs has revolutionized the 3D printing industry, you really have to go back to 2011 and survey the landscape. The 3D printing craze was in full swing and the market became flooded with low-cost FDM machines. These consumer-level printers were great for small projects and hobbyists. But there really weren’t any options available for small businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals who needed high resolution, low-cost manufacturing in-house. Formlabs was the first company to bring an SLA 3D printer to people’s desktops and allow them to prototype real-world products without shelling out tens of thousands of dollars. This was a massive game changer for medical researchers, jewelers, film makers and so many other professions who were suddenly able to produce things in-house that were never before possible due to cost and quality. Starting off as an MIT afterschool project, we’ve swelled over the past few years to a now 200+ person company. I think it’s safe to say that we struck a cord in the market!

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One thing I really love about Formlabs is that everyone here is extremely active. We regularly have people organizing everything from whiskey tastings to ice climbing in some of the nearby mountain ranges. The interest-diversity here is vast and people are quick to jump in and learn something new. Just to name a few of my favorite internal “clubs” and groups, we have Booklabs, Filmlabs, Whiskeylabs, ping pong tournaments, Fitness Bootcamp, yoga, Ragnar, summer camps, hackathons, karaoke nights, soup groups, hikes and so many other things. If there’s something you are interested in doing outside the office, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll find a bunch of people here willing to do it with you.

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Perks of working here

401(K)
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Dental
Fitness Subsidy
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited PTO
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