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Senior Mechanical Engineer – Research and Development Group



The position entails research and development in the emerging technology field of large scale 3D printing for applications such as construction. Responsibilities include designing, prototyping, fabricating, productizing, and testing mechanical systems. Knowledge of mechatronics is preferred.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Working with an interdisciplinary team to drive requirements and execute product designs from concept to production including specification, design, prototyping, documentation, release control, validation and testing

  • Working with the Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality organizations as well as vendors to ensure a smooth product launch

  • Mentoring junior engineers on good design/fabrication practices and product development process



  • BS in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of experience as a lead engineer for the design of complex mechanical components, products and equipment

  • Experience in Design for Manufacturing, Design for Assembly, Tolerancing and GD&T

  • Strong hands-on experience with the ability to craft proof-of-concept prototypes

  • Good understanding and use of principles, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering

  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts and proposals through design reviews

  • Extensive CAD experience with knowledge of best practices for part design, advanced assemblies, drawings and configuration management

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and ability to effectively communicate concepts and proposals through design reviews and presentations to management

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to collaborate with others in a fast-paced environment

  • Customer-focused and able to prioritize work demands in a dynamic work environment with multiple projects, project owners and aggressive deadlines

  • Self-motivated and creative. Able to anticipate team needs, acquire new skills, improve processes, and mentor junior engineers

  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering

  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical concepts

  • 10+ years of experience designing complex mechatronics/robotics systems

  • Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams and partnering closely with electrical engineers to deliver fully integrated real-world solutions

  • Proficiency in Simulation and Finite Element Analysis tools (ANSYS)

  • Proficiency in PDM and PLM experience, including change control process

We Offer:

  • High-tech, product-development based environment.

  • Growing organization with focus on Research & Development and commercialization.

  • Highly competitive employment terms.

  • Full health insurance and competitive benefits.


This position offers opportunities for career growth and experience of bringing innovative products to the market. Contour Crafting Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.


How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please email your resume and relevant documents to

Your email subject should be: “Senior Mechanical Eng. Applicant” + Your Full Name

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