Director of Digital Manufacturing Engineering

September 26, 2021
San Francisco, CA
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Rapidly growing, profitable start-up in the bay area looking for a sharp Director of Digital Manufacturing Engineering to join their growing team!

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Salary: $160,000 - $250,000 per year

A bit about us:

Located in San Francisco Mission District we are a growing digital manufacturing start up in the consumer products industry looking for an experienced Director of Digital Manufacturing Engineering to join our growing team and make a huge impact.

Digital Manufacturing Engineering is at the heart of our business model, allowing us to launch and produce high-quality small-batch designs at a fraction of traditional manufacturing costs.

The goal of this position is to build a team is that will develop robust, efficient and scalable digital manufacturing technologies to facilitate the on-demand production of design-forward, sustainable home goods. We currently operate an FDM 3D printing-based manufacturing process that supports two custom-developed plant polymer blends for use in our products.

Why join us?

We offer a comprehensive compensation package including but not limited to:

  • A base salary ranging from $160K-$180K (DOE) + EQUITY!
  • Full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • EQUITY!!
  • Bonus program coming soon
  • Collaborative and highly intelligent team

Job Details

  • Leading a team of mechanical, electrical, materials and manufacturing engineers in defining, developing, documenting, training, deploying, and maintaining manufacturing and test processes at our factory
  • Driving the world's migration from century-old mass manufacturing to a digital, on-demand future
  • Designing, developing and optimizing end-to-end digital manufacturing processes that achieve our quality, cost and scalability requirements
  • Optimizing our FDM 3D printer designs to maximize speed, yield and reliability
  • Improving print profile to enhance quality, speed and yield, and enable new geometries
  • Automating labor-intensive parts of the production process using robotics
  • Research and develop custom machines
  • Improving the quality, printability and sustainability of our plant-based polymer materials
  • Researching and prototyping new materials that can be digitally manufactured for use in current and future product lines
  • Partnering with Industrial Design, Production, Supply Chain and our manufacturing partners to drive continuous improvements KPIs and resolve bottlenecks
  • Collaborating with facilities to roll out new machines and processes
  • Supporting Industrial Design with new product developments

MUST HAVE, strong experience with majority of the following:

  • Managing a team
  • Manufacturing engineering and production challenges
  • Developing and scaling new manufacturing processes
  • 3D printing, in particular FDM and binder jetting
  • Strong passion towards the future of digital manufacturing
  • Mechanical design, precision manufacturing, materials sciences and manufacturing automation

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