Product Design Quality Engineer

Department: Manufacturing
Location: Somerville, MA


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

Formlabs’ desktop 3D printers have seen great success in the market, unlocking precision manufacturing at a competitive price. As we bring new technology to next generation products, we seek leaders to help build quality into every Formlabs design.

The Product Design Quality Engineer will partner with product designers to drive risk assessment, establish critical to quality (CTQ) specifications and liaise with suppliers to qualify CTQ parts and assemblies. The role serves as a key liaison between US-based engineering teams and Asia-Pacific execution leads, working alongside design, manufacturing and supply chain engineers to realize design and supplier quality. If you are motivated by a relentless pursuit of reliability and performance in complex products, join us as a Quality Engineer!

The Job:

  • Lead quality improvement initiatives to drive down non conformance, implement preventative measures and reduce cost as a result of improved product reliability
  • Leverage legacy product field performance to inform next generation product design. Influence design teams to address and eliminate historical failure modes through product design 
  • Leverage a systematic and strategic approach to strengthen supplier selection, contracting, auditing and process improvement activities in partnership with sourcing teams
  • Manage sub-tier manufacturing performance for critical to quality components
  • Champion a culture of root cause and corrective action. Leverage corrective and preventive action (CAPA) tools to manage quality excursions within the Formlabs supply base 
  • Support operational improvement projects to enhance supply chain efficiency and capacity and enable future product development

You:

  • 2+ year(s) of experience in a quality engineering environment, with exposure to overseas supplier management a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence across geographically and technically diverse teams. 
  • Able to leverage structured problem solving methodologies to root cause and resolve quality issues. Certified Quality Engineer, Six Sigma certification or equivalent highly desired.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across global customer service, engineering, production, and supply chain teams. 
  • Highly collaborative and results driven. Constantly striving to improve performance, reduce waste, and accelerate production. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, energetic and self-directed. Not afraid to speak up or pivot to a new direction when needed. Natural problem solver. 
  • Excellent organizational skills along with demonstrated ability to manage concurrent tasks. 

Our Perks:

  • Flexible vacation
  • Premium healthcare coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints

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.

To all recruitment agencies: Formlabs does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Formlabs employees or any other company location. Formlabs is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

To all recruitment agencies: Formlabs does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Formlabs employees or any other company location. Formlabs is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.