Velo3D is a well-funded advanced technology company, backed by top VC firms, with the intent to completely disrupt the metal additive manufacturing industry.  We build the impossible, and we are looking for talented individuals to help us accomplish our goals.

As an industry, metal additive manufacturing (AM) is experiencing growth rates approaching 90%, and is expected to be worth over $10 billion dollars by 2020.  This is not consumer-grade 3D-printing.  The metal additive revolution relies on the development of algorithms and software in the fields of computational geometry, machine vision, modeling, control and graphics as well as HW encompassing lasers, optics, metrology and automation.

We are looking for self-starters that enjoy working in a highly dynamic startup environment. You will enjoy small company atmosphere and excellent benefits including healthcare coverage, 401(K) matching, free catered lunches, and other perks befitting a dynamic company.

As a Process Engineer you will be working on developing innovative metal additive technologies. In this key role you will be the hands-on driving force developing this novel technology.  Under the guidance of Senior Technologists you will own and execute key development activities on our state-of-the-art 3D metals printing systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.
  • Phd degree desired in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics or related field.
  • 2+ years prior hands-on experience working in R&D laboratory or equivalent environment
  • Prior experience in data analysis, report preparation, and experiment planning is a must
  • Desire to learn new technologies, and adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong organizational skills to help coordinate daily activities for the team and collaborations with other groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a collaborate team environment

PLUSES:

  • Coding experience in MATLAB or related software is preferred
  • Experience with CAD or Solidworks modelling
  • Ability to work swing shift (1 PM – 10 PM) is desirable
As a Process Engineer you will be working on developing innovative metal additive technologies. In this key role you will be the hands-on driving force developing this novel technology.  Under the guidance of Senior Technologists you will own and execute key development activities on our state-of-the-art 3D metals printing systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.
  • Phd degree desired in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics or related field.
  • 2+ years prior hands-on experience working in R&D laboratory or equivalent environment
  • Prior experience in data analysis, report preparation, and experiment planning is a must
  • Desire to learn new technologies, and adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong organizational skills to help coordinate daily activities for the team and collaborations with other groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a collaborate team environment

PLUSES:

  • Coding experience in MATLAB or related software is preferred
  • Experience with CAD or Solidworks modelling
  • Ability to work swing shift (1 PM – 10 PM) is desirable
You’ll be working on the world’s most advanced 3D printer technology that will bring 3D metal printing into mainstream production manufacturing.

We are hiring process technicians who are mechanically inclined and interested in utilizing their technical aptitude in an exciting position to expand their career!

We are particularly interested in machine/equipment technicians who want to advance their career working in a world class research and development lab.  People who would love to be part of creating innovative products and work with a fun team.   At Velo3D you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry!

Requirements:

  • Operate 3D Printing equipment and associated lab tools
  • Apply good computer skills to enter data and record information
  • Good mechanical aptitude (basic machine operations, monitoring, debugging)
  • Aptitude to follow process instructions
  • Ability to lift 20 to 60 pound materials is required
  • Nice to have: experience operating machines in a lab or manufacturing environment

Essential Functions:

  • Follow procedures to operate 3D Printers in our lab to produce metal parts
  • Monitor additive material levels and replace materials when needed
  • Remove completed parts from machine after 3D printing completed
  • Alert the team when raw materials need to be ordered
  • Perform basic part finishing with grinding and band saw equipment
  • Follow procedures to perform basic metrology on the parts after printing
As a print system software engineer at Velo3D you will be working on a highly sophisticated 3D printing on metals system.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include design, development and integration of software control for advanced 3D printers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of software development experience working on complex systems, platforms etc.
  • Solid knowledge of software fundamentals, preferably experience developing motion control or metrology equipment
  • Expert knowledge of C/C++ with good understanding of C++ 14
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in related field(s)

PLUSES

  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing real-time, motion control, and/or automation software
  • Experience with 3D printers, robotics, semiconductor or CNC equipment
  • Embedded systems design experience
  • Linux, QT
  • Startup experience preferred
As a 3D Software Engineer on Velo3D’s Print Preparation team you will be working on a highly sophisticated 3D printing on metals system. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include working on the Print Preparation (pre-print) system and user interfaces related to 3D printing on metal:

  • Work with the team members to define standards and best practices for design, coding, user interface and testing.
  • Troubleshoot software, hardware and system issues and provide technical support to users

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong desire to work for a startup company and make it a success.
  • Solid background in User Interfaces for Desktop Applications with focus on Design Software
  • Strong experience with C++
  • Moderate experience with Python
  • Moderate Experience with Qt
  • Solid knowledge of software engineering fundamentals (data structures, design patterns, algorithms).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals; strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in related field(s)

PLUSES

  • Experience with Maya
  • Experience with CAD software such as SolidWorks, ProE or NX
  • Experience with Print Preparation software
  • Experience with physics simulation systems and design
  • Understanding and experience with software control applications for capital equipment
As a software engineer for the geometric slicer on Velo3D’s Print Preparation (pre-print) team you will be working on a highly sophisticated 3D printing on metals system. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include working on Pre-print Geometric Information Systems problems and algorithms related to 3D printing on metal innovative technologies:

  • Work with the team members to define standards and best practices for design, coding and testing.
  • Troubleshoot software, hardware and system issues and provide technical support.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong desire to work for a startup company and make it a success.
  • Solid background in Computational Geometry, 2D and 3D
  • Outstandingexperience in complex algorithms development
  • Expert knowledge of C++.
  • Solid knowledge of software engineering fundamentals (data structures, design patterns, algorithms).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals; strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in related field(s)

PLUSES

  • Strong expertise in GeometricInformation Systems (GIS).
  • Solid understanding and experience with software control applications for capital equipment.
  • Background in signal and image processing.
  • Experience in development of motion control systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware, devices, boards and chips on a low level
The Product Manager will capture, detail, and create the market requirements and product specifications for Velo3D’s Sapphire product.  This position is responsible for creating an innovative design-to-part solution revolutionizing the customer journey for prototyping, functional sampling and volume manufacturing.    Reporting to the Chief Product & Marketing Officer in this position you will work closely with product engineering, engineering, R&D, and marketing.

Position Description

  • Create and adopt a segmentation model of the metal 3D printing market including industry, applications, regional and routes to market.
  • Create and maintain a solution roadmap that maps and expands the target design space to the 3D printing system capability roadmaps.
  • Own the key target personas and customer journeys including design engineers, service bureaus.
  • Own the customer journey and user experience end-to-end for the Velo3D solutions
  • Lead the identification and building relationships of technology and channel partnerships within the eco-system.
  • Lead the development of design-to-part software services and solutions to drive adoption of Velo3D systems.
  • Evangelize the services together with marketing and business dev
  • Work with marketing and business development on demand generation.
  • Provide detailed visual customer use-case examples to engineering
  • Own the competitive analysis and identify differentiating features and value-added services for additional growth and net new revenue opportunities
  • Drive resolution of customer satisfaction issues
  • Work closely with Product Engineering to determine which new learnings will be assimilated into the product and how and when they may be integrated into the system.

Qualifications

  • A technical undergraduate degree is required
  • Ability to work more independently and organize unstructured information.
  • Strong working knowledge of product management role with a “GM of the product mindset”
  • Experience with business models and understanding the business value of individual features and functions
  • At least 5 years working experience in Product Management
  • Previous experience in product development and/or application engineering desired.
  • Desired experience in design lifecycle for manufacturing.
  • Experience in selling products into manufacturing environments
  • Required experience in establishing a quantified value proposition (including cost of ownership modeling and selling)
  • Required experience in product management for complex software (and hardware, preferred) systems.
  • Demonstrated results based on data driven analytical approach with high attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication (be the key product spokesperson)
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
  • Visual thinker with an eye towards user workflows and the complete user experience
  • Familiar with development processes
  • Working experiences with the CAD design workflows, systems and the overall eco-system.
  • Adept with UML, schematics, and stack diagrams
  • Experience with brand development and digital marketing are a plus

YEAR ONE CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Turn the roadmap into detailed quantitative product specifications and the success criteria to be used by process, hardware, software, and program teams for product and service development
    • 80% of our development resources are working on projects that have fully agreed upon quantitative and clear requirements and success criteria documentation
  • Establish the metrics that factor into the pricing of the business models

SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS FOR THIS ROLE

  • Results oriented: Can prioritize tasks and methodically drive forward towards a result or goal. Can work with program management, support, and engineering to drive to a successful outcome.
  • Grasp of business value: Understands our business and how it operates and simultaneously understands our customer’s business and the market factors that matter most to them. Identify customer’s opportunities and the conditions necessary for their success and be able to translate opportunities to feature requirements.
  • Quick Learner: Learns quickly when facing new problems. Can learn and process information from diverse fields. Connects the dots quickly.
  • Acts with Integrity & Trust: Widely trusted, direct, truthful and is a person of high character. Acts consistently and in line with a clear and visible set of values and beliefs.
  • Willingness to make the hard choices – Willing to cut into product bone if necessary and has both the knowledge and fortitude to do so.
  • Discovery customer journey (e.g. design process) –  Deep understanding of customer journey discovery, preference mapping and identification of improvement opportunities.
  • Fosters partnerships – Fosters strong technology and channel partnerships across the value chain.

EDUCATION

B.A. /B.S. in a technical field required.

This Product Manager will capture, detail, and create the market requirements and product specifications for Velo3D’s Sapphire product.    The core function of the product manager will be ownership of the MRD and PRD and the successful candidate will be adept at both gathering the requisite information and creating the documents.   Reporting to the Chief Product & Marketing Officer the successful candidate will work closely with product engineering, engineering, R&D, and marketing.

Position Description

  • The Product Manager is responsible for the business success of the Velo3D Sapphire system achieving the growth goals and over time evolving the roadmap into a portfolio of systems.
  • Create detailed product requirements and feature/function specifications and capture the information in clear and concise documents (MRD, PRD)
  • Work with program management and engineering through trade-offs during the development
  • Develop the system roadmap including COO based cost reduction and capability evolution.
  • Develop product plans for the Velo3D Sapphire System (hardware and software) based on data from customer engagement, market research, and competitive analysis
  • Provide detailed visual customer use-case examples to engineering
  • Manage the product packaging and the issues associated with the customer experience including the ordering of the product, systems, supplies, and tools
  • Own the competitive analysis and identify differentiating features and value-added services for additional growth and net new revenue opportunities
  • Drive resolution of customer satisfaction issues
  • Work closely with Product Engineering to determine which new learnings will be assimilated into the product and how and when they may be integrated into the system.
  • Support marketing and sales to drive adoption of the solution.

Qualifications

  • A technical undergraduate degree required, graduate degree required
  • Ability to work more independently and organize unstructured information.
  • Strong working knowledge of product management role with a “GM of the product mindset”
  • Experience with business models and understanding the business value of individual features and functions
  • At least 5 years working experience in Product Management
  • Previous experience in product development and/or application engineering desired.
  • Desired experience in design lifecycle for manufacturing.
  • Experience in selling products into manufacturing environments
  • Required experience in establishing a quantified value proposition (including cost of ownership modeling and selling)
  • Required experience in product management for complex software and hardware systems.
  • Demonstrated results based on data driven analytical approach with high attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication (be the key product spokesperson)
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
  • Visual thinker with an eye towards user workflows and the complete user experience
  • Familiar with development processes
  • Adept with UML, schematics, and stack diagrams
  • Experience with brand development and digital marketing are a plus

YEAR ONE CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Deliver current roadmap to customer success driving trade-offs enabling on schedule execution working with the engineering and operation teams.
  • Turn the roadmap into detailed quantitative product specifications and the success criteria to be used by process, hardware, software, and program teams for product and service development
    • 80% of our development resources are working on projects that have fully agreed upon quantitative and clear requirements and success criteria documentation
  • Establish the metrics that factor into the pricing of the business models
  • Develop a multi-year systems roadmap that includes capability evolution and cost reduction.

SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS FOR THIS ROLE

  • Results oriented: Can prioritize tasks and methodically drive forward towards a result or goal. Can work with program management, support, and engineering to drive to a successful outcome.
  • Grasp of business value: Understands our business and how it operates and simultaneously understands our customer’s business and the market factors that matter most to them. Identify customer’s opportunities and the conditions necessary for their success and be able to translate opportunities to feature requirements.
  • Quick Learner: Learns quickly when facing new problems. Can learn and process information from diverse fields. Connects the dots quickly.
  • Acts with Integrity & Trust: Widely trusted, direct, truthful and is a person of high character. Acts consistently and in line with a clear and visible set of values and beliefs.
  • Willingness to make the hard choices – Willing to cut into product bone if necessary and has both the knowledge and fortitude to do so.
  • Attention to detail – In system product management, the last 10% can impact success or failure of the product. Proven ability to peel the onion and use of data in decision making.
  • Technical depth – The understanding technical interaction of HW, SW, lasers and material science is complex and the success of this role depends on creating deep relationships with engineering to identify and resolve trade-offs in product planning and execution.
  • Complex systems development –  Can rely on set of experiences in the development process of complex systems and the related process development and capability characterization.

EDUCATION

B.A. /B.S. in a technical field required.

As the Director of Manufacturing Engineering you will recruit, develop, and lead a team of mechanical, electrical, optical, test, and quality engineers to support new product development and scale out of Velo3D’s production operations through contract manufacturers.

The role includes a strategic and a tactical element to it, specifically this includes implementation of current EMS/CM centric manufacturing strategy and scale it through leading an effective manufacturing engineering team.    At the tactical level, the leader will have to drive a “doer” manufacturing engineering organization that gets things done and that is operating quickly, effectively, accurately and leanly, not relying on cumbersome, bureaucratic “empires” that bog the whole company down.

In addition to this, the Director of Manufacturing Engineering is expected to be a critical business partner to the VP of Operations & SCM and he/she is expected to bring a valuable manufacturing perspective and mentorship to the company.   Culturally, we are looking for a self-starter with strong leadership and coaching experience and a “roll-up-the-sleeves” mindset who enjoys working in a highly dynamic startup environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruit and build a team of multi-disciplinary engineers electrical, mechanical, industrial to support scale out manufacture of Velo3d product.
  • Drive key initiatives and deliverables:
    • develop and deploy lean/6s and 6sigma QMS within velo3d’s supply chain (currently leveraging a outsourced EMS partner)
    • design production tooling, test equipment and associated test diagnostic software
    • change control management: velo3d is rapidly developing
    • propose, design and implement product changes for manufacturability quality, delivery, cost
    • source, qualify, and develop supply chain partners
    • author and promulgate product and process quality standards and manufacturing instructions and policies; develop a system track conformance to these standards
    • own npi and production change management processes. Coordinate with stakeholders to develop and refine efficient communication and implementation strategies within velo’s supply chain.
  • Experience in building manufacturing operations in a startup company, in particular:
    • Rich experience in selecting and scaling up contract manufacturer (EMS) partners
    • Rich experience in assessing/ensuring product readiness for manufacturing and NPI
  • Experience in leading manufacturing engineering in a company that develops and sells complex equipment (e.g. capital equipment, scientific equipment, medical equipment)
  • >10 years of manufacturing execution experience with at least 5 years managing teams

YEAR ONE CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Deliverables 3, 6, 12mo; Pursuant to key initiatives described above

  • 3mo
    • Staffing
    • Lean/6s, 6 Sigma process roadmap
    • Documented quality standards
    • Team initiatives scope defined/assigned
  • 6mo+
    • Product delivery
    • Supply chain scale

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in industrial engineering or a related technical field.

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Application Engineer contributes to developing and supporting innovative metal additive manufacturing systems. This key position is part of the hands-on driving force developing and making use of this novel technology and works closely with process development and engineering to refine current systems, and also supports sales and customer-defined application development.

NEAR TERM DELIVERABLES (3-12m):

  • Print demonstration parts to enable machine purchase orders.
  • Review changes to process or software that impact the quality of demonstration parts.
  • Generate Jira tickets identifying bugs/defects encountered while making parts.
  • Become expert on how to operate and troubleshoot printer and software.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Drive generation of PO-enabling customer demos from loading customer parts into Velo software, pushing parts through software process flow, printing parts on machine, post processing parts and generating detailed technical reports on any issues encountered.
  • Validate and test modifications to Velo hardware/process/software prior to incorporation into best known method and propagation to customer sites.
  • Gather and research information; confirm specifications, standards, and changes required to make or improve Velo’s integrated additive metal printing system; and report or present information and new ideas to be implemented into new and existing services, products, or equipment.
  • Work with management and multiple departments within companies such as customer service, sales, marketing and manufacturing systems, ensuring customer specifications and needs are met.
  • Serve as internal “voice of the customer” in development activities
  • Solve problems, provide assistance to other departments, answers questions about the technical functionality, and provide technical support for products.
  • Keep current in software field, and stay informed and aware of latest industry practices and developments in science and technology.
  • Work with highly specialized equipment—planning, designing, implementing, and testing improvements.
  • May be responsible for project lead functions as assigned
  • Follow procedures to operate 3D Printers in lab, including detailed safety procedures
  • Draft documentation that helps people better understand the technology behind the system, and assist in providing instructions that help the customer better understand the nature and applications of a Velo product.
  • Participate in team and other assigned meetings
  • Other duties as needed or required

EDUCATION: Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited University.

EXPERIENCEDesired:  2+ years prior experience in fast-paced startup environment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • High commitment to contribute to a positive, high paced and results oriented work environment
  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success
  • Attention to detail to maintain high success rate for demo prints.
  • Experience with one of the following: CAD (eg. Solidworks), programming languages (eg. C++, python, MatLab), generative design tools (Altair Inspire, nTopology Element) and print preparation software (Materialise Magics, Netfabb).
  • Desire to learn new technologies, and adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong organizational skills to help document and track efforts within Applications group
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites to support training and application development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Committed to quality, safety and communication
  • High level of accountability
  • Team-oriented and self-directed

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Email: careers@velo3D.com
Web: www.velo3D.com
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