Mechanical Engineer

Voxel8 is a startup out of the Lewis Research Group at Harvard University. Voxel8 is creating the world’s first 3D electronics printer capable of printing embedded electronics and other novel devices, all leveraging the group’s research over the last two decades.

As a mechanical engineer you’ll take on hardware tasks related to the design, development and testing of our novel 3D printer. You’ll have experience designing complex machines from scratch as well as testing and iterating features and systems. You’ll be passionate about 3D printing, have used or built your own 3D printer, and are excited to see what devices our machine can make.

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer, 3D Printing
Location: Cambridge, MA

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop precision stages from consumer to industrial grade
• Improve upon standard FDM extrusion systems for plastic printing
• Develop commercial and scalable methods to dispense custom inks, gels and other materials using pneumatics and/or volumetric dispense methods

Position Requirements
• Passion for working with 3D printing and mechatronics systems.
• BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant field.
• Knowledge and experience in CAD design and design for 3D printing.
• Hands-on experience developing working mechanical systems, either through prototypes or real world applications.
• Experience with design for manufacturing, injection molding, and other manufacturing techniques.
• Self-directed and focused, requiring minimal supervision to execute on goals.
• Strong communication skills with the ability to converse fluently to a range of different team members.
• Keen interest in scientific research and applying it to real world problems.

How to apply?
1. Draft a cover letter that talks about:
a. Why do you want to be in a startup?
b. Why do you fit this job?
2. Prepare a resume
3. Submit to

MassChallenge 2014 Accelerator Program
Job Type:
A full-time permanent position
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