The Engineering Project Manager will lead and track products from concept through execution, as well as manage schedules, prototypes, testing and external deliverables and keep various engineering disciplines in sync.
Key Areas of Responsibility
- Develop and track schedules for large engineering projects
- Work with engineering to drive issues to completion
- Work with the Operations Team to address quality and support issues
- Solve engineering design issues as appropriate
- Estimate effort and tasks duration
- Lead prototype creation, manage test cycles and review test results
- Strategically prioritize features and tasks, and direct engineering efforts accordingly
- Manage vendor relationships
- Track component and system costs
- A B.S. in a technical field, (preferably electrical, mechanical, or manufacturing engineering) from an accredited institution. Work or military experience could be substituted.
- An organized approach to technical problem solving
- Rigorous attention to detail
- First hand experience designing or debugging electrical or mechanical systems
- Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings.
- Understanding of common manufacturing techniques
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including MS project
- Experience with 3D printers
- Solidworks or AutoCAD experience
- Personnel management experience
- Familiarity with 3D printing or MakerBot
Founded in 2009, Brooklyn-based MakerBot has grown to be a global leader in desktop 3D printing. MakerBot had 16 percent market share of all 3D printers (industrial and personal) made from 2009 to the end of 2011. In 2011, MakerBot had 21.6 percent market share. In 2012, MakerBot estimates that it now has a 25 percent market share of the 3D printer market. There are more than 15,000 MakerBot Desktop 3D Printers in use by engineers, designers, researchers, and people who just like to make things. The MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer has been named Popular Mechanics “Overall Winner” for best 3D printer and was honored as one of Time Magazine's Best Inventions of 2012. In addition, MakerBot was named “Best Emerging Tech” at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, won Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice Award, the Popular Science Product of the Year, and recently was awarded the Fast Company 2012 Innovation by Design Award as well as being named by Fast Company as “One of the World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics.” And MakerBot was recently awarded a TechCrunch Crunchies Award for best hardware start-up. The company has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Wired, The Colbert Report, Fast Company, Engadget, Make: Magazine, Rolling Stone, Time.com, IEEE Spectrum, CNN, Financial Times, NPR, Vogue Italia and many others.
Makerbot Industries - 19 months ago
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