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Evolve Additive Solutions is leading the way in the smart manufacturing revolution with a mission to produce innovative manufacturing solutions that enable our customers to manufacture in revolutionary new ways. Our commitment to innovation is what drives our employees to reach new heights in their careers. Your work matters here. That is why we are looking for the best new talent in our industry.

Lead Purchasing Specialist, Minnetonka, MN

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

The Evolve Additive Solutions is changing how the world manufactures, with our disruptive STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process) technology that powers our SVP (Scaled Volume Production) additive manufacturing printers and exclusive printing materials. Already successful as a development stage company, we lead by example to our advanced manufacturing customers, in everything we do as a manufacturing, materials management and service company.

 

This is an opportunity for an energetic Lead Purchasing Specialist to creatively apply their best skills, experiences and lessons-learned in supporting the procurement and inventory management of materials and equipment for this exciting company. The Lead Purchasing Specialist reports into Operations and is responsible for developing and executing all materials procurement, planning, and inventory management functions.

 

The ideal candidate for this role is experienced in mature and successful Supply Chain and Inventory Management companies, as well as startups, and can effectively bridge this transition with Evolve by driving a vision of scalable materials management that enables our customer’s Materials Management enterprises of the future, including Industry 4.0 and LEAN environments. Our customers are some of the most advanced and leading-edge additive manufacturers of tomorrow, they have high expectations of Evolve in enabling their journey.

 

The ideal candidate for this role is experienced in procurement and inventory management in small to mid-sized companies, as well as startups. The responsibilities and role will advance as the company grows.

 

Initially, this role includes hands-on material movement from procurement to production while the team is recruited and matured. Prior to ERP selection and implementation in 2022, this requires the data processing in spreadsheets and windows-based accounting systems that help refine our requirements and needs for a scalable ERP system.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Focus on delivering the right material, to the right place, at the right time.
  • Ensure that quality parts arrive from our suppliers and to our customers in a timely manner.
  • Evolve’s business model requires strategic sourcing agreements of varying complexity, with sole source and exclusive sourcing where continuity of supply is critical. Agreements include favorable pricing and stock-on-hand inventory agreements for cost-effective supply and distribution (includes materials and software licensing).
  • Develop and strengthen strategic relationships with our suppliers and outsource partners (module suppliers, consumable materials and parts suppliers).
  • Proactive reduction of overall manufacturing lead times, thereby improving overall materials/manufacturing velocities and cash-flow management.
  • Support raw thermoplastic materials commercialization processes with Evolve’s MPI team in Rochester, NY, to implement multi-tier supply chains critical for cost and supply, including direct exclusive licensing and distribution agreements.
  • Create/Maintain/Update purchasing procedure(s) and/or processes scaled to the company’s needs.
  • Develop Supplier Selection practices to identify the best available supply regarding cost, quality, delivery and service with an effective quote management and scorecard database, ultimately providing an internal Approved Vendors List (AVL).
  • Manage and document the return of rejected materials to suppliers; issue/manage RMA’s for materials returning from the field.
  • Create a Master Schedule that improves our upfront planning capability, supporting SOP processes and sales forecasting balanced with supplier and manufacturing schedules.
  • Engage full responsibility for entering demands into our ERP system, provide anticipated ship dates based on established lead times.
  • Support Customer Service by ensuring adequate “customer down” parts in stock onsite at customers, in our parts depots (US and Europe), and at Evolve offices.
  • Manage external service suppliers and their efficiencies for on-time delivery.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

 

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of necessary financial transactions for related materials transactions.
  • Ability to positively impact business financials via material and cost/price strategies.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems including research of inventory gaps.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness when it matters; looking for ways to improve standards of business and team performance; driving process improvements and interpersonal feedback when necessary.
  • Ability to establish priorities and initiate proactive problem solving.
  • Ability to work with multiple and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 5 years Procurement, Purchasing and supply chain experience .
  • Minimum 3 years Inventory/Materials management.
  • Experience in machine shop or manufacturing environment or manufacturing industry experience.
  • Materials storage and movement experience, including crating and packaging of capital equipment and Forklift/chemical handling/safety certifications or awareness a plus.
  • Shipping/Receiving and Distribution experience, including import/export and international logistics with ITAR compliance a plus.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills including customer facing and cultural leadership environments with individuals and lead teams.
  • Strong computer skills, and high level of proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS word processing, spreadsheet, database and ERP applications, preferably Office 365 in a SharePoint environment.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

  • Frequent standing, walking, use hands or fingers, handling or feeling; and reaching with hands and arms.
  • Ability to occasionally lift inventory weighing up to 40 lbs. with more frequent lifting of 5-20 lbs.
  • Able to sit and work at a computer for upwards of 4 hours at a time.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Occasional national and international business travel
  • Pre-employment drug screening and background checks

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume along with a simple cover letter to Jeff Reust.

 

Systems Test Engineer, Minnetonka, MN
About Evolve Additive Solutions

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive. We are building an Engineering and Operations team to commercialize our STEP technology, backed by industry stalwarts including LEGO Brand Group and Stanley Black & Decker.

 

We are looking for a hyper-competent test pilot, who will quickly grasp the critical aspects of STEP technology, and apply a combination of scientific rigor and brilliant intuition to deliver breakthroughs.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, life, 401k, PTO, paid holidays and more.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Report to the Software and Systems Engineering Manager
  • Define and lead development and validation testing of STEP additive manufacturing systems
    • Create and maintain testing schedule on the equipment
    • Participate in the creation of test plans with different sub-system owners
    • Verify and validate test results
    • Communicate and document key learnings and procedures with sub-system owners after testing and validation phase
  • Gain insights and contribute hardware, software, materials and process innovations
  • Train and mentor Evolve, customer, and supplier personnel
  • Provide engineering support and issue resolution to application team, customers and suppliers
  • Contribute to product specifications and requirements definition
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of engineering standards and practices and other operations processes
  • Perform assembly, facility improvement, and maintenance tasks

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • BS in Materials Science
  • Three years’ experience defining and executing experiments using complex machinery incorporating electronic controls and multiple types of sensors, analyzing results and presenting conclusions and recommendations
  • Broad familiarity with mechanical and electrical tools
  • Strong assembly and troubleshooting skills
  • At least one year’s experience with automated data acquisition hardware and software - at least using and modifying programs, and preferably developing hardware and software systems
  • Ability to produce reliable results without supervision in statistical data analysis using Minitab or similar tools
  • Some exposure to Design of Experiments
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills
  • Broad familiarity with typical manufacturing processes and materials
  • Some participation in:
    • Research and selection of specialized fabrication processes
    • Application of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D
    • Laboratory and chemical-handling safety

 

Differentiating Characteristics

 

  • MS or higher education, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Physics
  • Experience in the development of products incorporating precision motion and temperature control
  • Experience in Electrophotography imaging preferred
  • Ability to derive subsystem testing requirements from whole-system specifications
  • Experience in a technical role in an ISO-certified manufacturing organization
  • Knowledge of equipment compliance regulations and certification testing/resolution experience (NFPA, UL, CE, EMC, CDRH, RCRA, etc)
  • Experience with the development of equipment test standards, test processes and acceptance criteria for intra-tool and inter-tool testing, driving system correlation and results matching
  • FMEA and Risk Assessment experience, driving system reliability improvements and systematically reducing component replacement and equipment costs
  • Design for Manufacturability, Serviceability, and Testability
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • Process development
    • Process or motion control software
    • Electronics packaging
    • Additive manufacturing

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

HR Generalist, Minnetonka, MN

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

The Evolve Additive Solutions is changing how the world manufactures, with our disruptive STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process) technology that powers our SVP (Scaled Volume Production) additive manufacturing printers and exclusive printing materials. Already successful as a development stage company, we lead by example to our advanced manufacturing customers, in everything we do as a manufacturing, materials management and service company.

 

Position Description/Responsibilities

 

The HR Generalist serves as an essential role on the administrative team to support the efforts of the entire company. They understand that Human Resources is the base from which all departments are build. They also believe that transforming an entire industry relies on foundational procedures to ensure each team can focus on its core responsibilities. This role will interface with each department in coordination with the Controller to support all Human Resource responsibilities across the company.

 

Responsibilities

 

Employee life-cycle management:

 

  • Maintains the recruitment process from job-posting to interview scheduling to new employee onboarding
  • Encourages and executes continued employee training and improvement in partnership with the management team
  • Coordinates with the management team in the company’s performance review and employee recognition processes
  • Serves as the liaison to the company’s benefits partners
  • Handles employee inquiries related to policies and benefits, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff
  • Maintains employee physical and digital files

 

Generates and maintains Human Resources documentation:

 

  • Creates and maintains Human Resource policy and procedure documents in partnership with the company’s PEO partner
  • Regularly reviews and maintains the Employee Handbook and associated guides
  • Participation in development of HR systems, metrics, and standard reports
  • Ensures all Human Resource policies and guidelines adhere to applicable standards and laws in partnership with the company’s PEO partner
  • Handles sensitive and confidential information in appropriate manner
  • Serves as the primary backup for payroll processing
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with staff, vendors, and customers
  • Collaborates to improve processes and procedures
  • Maintains a high level of consistency through all work processes
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • Proven experience working in an HR department
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolutions skills
  • Experience and Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to communicate with all levels of employees

 

Differentiating Characteristics and Aspirations

 

  • Bachelors’ Degree
  • Human Resource certification or additional training
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Experience executing and interpreting compensation studies
  • Proficiency with HRIS and talent management systems

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

Senior Electrical Engineer – Embedded Systems, Minnetonka, MN

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive.

 

As a member of our Engineering Team you will help us commercialize our existing product and develop new features and functions for future products. You will work at our facility in Minnetonka, with minimal travel required. We are a small team and every member has a broad set of opportunities to make meaningful contributions.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more! travel required. We are a small team and every member has a broad set of opportunities to make meaningful contributions.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Design sensing, control, and communication solutions.
  • Define requirements and specifications for controls and electrical functions and ensure they meet business goals and comply with applicable regulations.
  • Design circuits and functions to be implemented on Printed Circuit Boards and in FPGAs.
  • Specify and direct PCB layout, or perform PCB layout.
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation.
  • Specify, select and source components.
  • Specify and direct PCB assembly.
  • Test, debug and verify electrical systems.
  • Help establish Electrical Engineering standards and practices.
  • Help select, implement, and support Electrical Engineering tools and infrastructure.
  • Select, contract, and manage engineering services providers and other technical suppliers.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent academic grounding.
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions.
  • At least five years’ experience developing custom PCB assemblies and FPGAs for products, with substantial innovation accomplishments.
  • Advanced skills in component selection, detailed design and development for complex systems with real-time functions and many I/O devices.
  • Experience interfacing FPGAs to multiple device technologies including multi-gigabit optical communications, PCIe, DDR3 SDRAM, 24V controls, 0-10V analog, and 4-20mA analog.
  • Experience with CAD tools, documentation creation, and documentation control.
  • Familiarity with typical electrical test and data acquisition equipment and software.

 

Differentiating Characteristics or Aspirations

 

  • MS or higher education
  • Professional certifications
  • Working in an ISO-certified manufacturing organization
  • Knowledge of business process improvement
  • Knowledge of UL, CSA, CE, NEC and NFPA requirements
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and tools for manufacturing or testing
  • Knowledge of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Software
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • PLC
    • Servo Motors and drives
    • Stepper Motors and controllers
    • Encoders
    • Sensors, amplifiers and controllers
    • Machine safety and electrical safety

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

Materials Lab Technician, Rochester, NY

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing the advantages of Additive to industrial scale. We are building a team to commercialize our STEP technology, backed by industry stalwarts including LEGO Brand Group and Stanley Black & Decker.

 

We are looking for the future leaders of our company – brilliant, passionate, multifunctional overachievers excited to get their hands dirty – who will come together as a team and establish Evolve as an industrial production OEM. This means not only embodying STEP technology in a family of rock-solid production systems but also building the business processes and a culture to succeed. This is the moment, as we transform ourselves from an R&D team to an equipment and materials manufacturer, to get on board and shape the future of manufacturing.

 

The Materials Lab Technician will be accountable for testing and analyzing material powders and printed engineering parts. There are many facets of this assignment including:

 

  • Operation and maintenance of sensitive equipment and execution of tests and experiments on this equipment
  • Analysis of part quality and mechanical test properties of parts generated by the STEP process
  • Test development, interpretation, and careful documentation of results
  • Coordinate with engineers and scientists at the Rochester facility as well as our headquarters in Minnesota
  • Maintaining the labs, organization of the materials and data, and upkeep of the equipment.
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      Necessary Skills

       

      • An Associates degree completed in an engineering or physical science field.
      • Materials development lab experience and materials property testing.
      • Clear and concise written and verbal communications skills.
      • Experienced with statistical design and analysis.
      • Excel and Word, lab chemical practices.
      • Creative problem solving skills and a love of hands-on work.
      • Skills of simplification / effective communication / team player.
      • Flexibility / adaptability to the organization’s needs – multitasking is a must.
      • Ability to work well with others.

       

      Desirable Skills and Experience:

       

      • Experience with toner or other particulate materials testing and formulation.
      • Experience with toner manufacturing or development.
      • Hazardous shipping and DOT.
      • Ability to coach others in equipment support and test execution, including occasional training of others.
      • Experience working on complex projects with multidisciplinary colleagues preferred.
      • Additive manufacturing experience is a plus.

       

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned):

       

      • Maintain the materials research lab, equipment repair, supplies, etc.
      • Conduct laboratory tests, collect and organize data.
      • Collaborate with the Process and Imaging teams across the country to meet milestones.
      • Handle materials shipping and receiving including hazardous materials.
      • Manage unexpected outcomes, develop new tests, alternative approaches, and formulation options.
      • Working with laboratory chemicals including caustic solutions.
      • Provides reasoned explanations on material interactions and observed behavior in toner formulations.
      • Provides expert test and machine troubleshooting capabilities.
      • Efficiently organizes, coordinates, and executes experiments intended to understand materials behavior in cooperation with engineers or managers.
      • Recommends test methods and parameters to maximize data accuracy, minimize test time, and meet customer needs.
      • Capable of working in lab environments and working with a number of unique pieces of lab and metrology equipment.
      • Documents data in spreadsheets. Graphs results and performs advanced statistical calculations using Excel.
      • Develops and documents test procedures, results, and conclusions clearly and concisely in test reports.
      • Proactively communicates status and issues.
      • Creates new tests. Makes improvements to the test plans and procedures.
      • Maintains a clean lab environment.

       

      Supervisory Responsibilities:

       

      • None

       

      Physical/Environmental Requirements:

       

      • Lifting (25lbs) / Standing / Sitting

       

      APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

      Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

       

Marketing Director, Minnetonka, MN

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

The Evolve Additive Solutions is changing how the world manufactures, with our disruptive STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process) technology that powers our SVP (Scaled Volume Production) additive manufacturing printers and exclusive printing materials. Already successful as a development stage company, we lead by example to our advanced manufacturing customers, in everything we do as a manufacturing, materials management and service company.

 

Position Description/Responsibilities

 

At Evolve we are proud of the products and services we provide. We’re looking for a highly skilled marketing director to help us promote our offerings, and identify what consumers want so we can create more. Our ideal candidate will have extensive marketing experience and a comprehensive knowledge of branding. He/she will have the ability to lead a team of writers, designers, and account managers, and interact with clients on a regular basis. If you have an understanding of what makes people tick and want to deliver solutions that make a difference, we would love to meet you.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Collaborate with the business team to uncover insights and strategies to develop and implement marketing and branding strategies for new and existing products, internally and externally
  • Oversee and grow the marketing department, consistently identifying revenue opportunities within our established client base and managing consistent growth by securing new accounts
  • Identify short-term and long-term scheduling, budget, and resource needs, including the development and management of an annual marketing budget, profit/loss projections, expenditure spending, and other financial considerations
  • Understand key marketing performance metrics and tracking tools to provide market research, forecasts, competitive analyses, campaign results, and consumer trends in order to translate results into actionable insights for marketing team
  • Lead the development of our marketing plans working closely with clients, management, creative and content teams, and distribution partners, to create an effective and efficient marketing strategy focused on growing audiences for our products and services
  • Spearhead the strategic and tactical execution of marketing campaigns, including design of test/control segmentation, implementation of tests, tracking, results reporting, analysis, and recommendations
  • Manage conception, development, and implementation of marketing plan and strategies, product concepts, and promotional programs to drive interest and sales
  • Hold regular meetings with account managers to review pipeline, resolve challenges, and present possible solutions, and provide ongoing training to ensure team consistently performs above standard
  • Attend and/or participate at conventions, conferences, and tradeshows, preparing engaging displays and collateral as needed, and providing post-event reports and analysis

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or communications
  • Successful track record in senior marketing roles and creating marketing campaigns
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and decision-making skills
  • Experience with digital and print marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing
  • Proven ability to plan and manage budgets
  • Word Press experience
  • Adobe Suite experience
  • SalesForce.com experience
  • Marketing automation experience
  • Technical writing skills
  • Paid media and placement skills
  • Public relations experience including media pitch
  • ABM skills
  • Digital marketing experience with SEO, PPC, AdWords and Google Analytics
  • Presentation skills
  • Customer lifecycle management experience

 

Differentiating Characteristics

 

  • Master’s degree
  • Proficiency with HTML, content management systems, and design software
  • Established portfolio of media and PR contacts
  • Experience marketing capital equipment
  • Basic understanding Basic Marketing Law is a plus

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

Senior Manager of Marketing, Minnetonka, MN

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

The Evolve Additive Solutions is changing how the world manufactures, with our disruptive STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process) technology that powers our SVP (Scaled Volume Production) additive manufacturing printers and exclusive printing materials. Already successful as a development stage company, we lead by example to our advanced manufacturing customers, in everything we do as a manufacturing, materials management and service company.

 

Position Description/Responsibilities

 

The Senior Manager of Marketing will serve as the lead of the Marketing Team in support of the company’s brand, promotion, and advertising efforts. In conjunction with the leadership team, they will drive sales and build brand awareness among the company’s targeted customers.

 

Responsibilities

 

Develop strategic marketing initiatives in conjunction with the Leadership Team

 

  • Create branding and marketing campaigns that target specific industry demographics
  • Work with sales team to develop pricing strategies that maximize market share, profitability, and customer satisfaction
  • Manage social media strategy and implementation
  • Attend relevant conferences to further market knowledge
  • Conduct customer, brand, and product research initiatives
  • Negotiate with and manage branding and marketing partners
  • Create KPIs for campaigns that recognize successful initiatives and ROI

 

Manage Evolve Additive Solutions Brand

 

  • Develop internal branding that matches external marketing initiatives
  • Create and maintain a company Branding Book
  • Increase brand awareness among target markets
  • Monitor brand reputation

 

Report the status of ongoing marketing and branding efforts to the Leadership Team

 

Manage the Marketing budget

 

Keep track of industry trends as related to Evolve Additive Solutions target market and customers

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in marketing field
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including attention to detail
  • Content creation experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to communicate with all levels of employees
  • Understanding of market segmentation and personas
  • Word Press experience
  • Adobe suite experience
  • SalesForce.com experience or similar CRM system
  • Marketing automation experience

 

Differentiating Characteristics

 

  • Master’s Degree of Marketing or MBA
  • 5-10 years of experience as a leader in the marketing field, particularly in a manufacturing industry
  • Proven marketing campaign success
  • Experience with MS365 including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Technical writing skills
  • ABM Skill set
  • Paid media and placement skills
  • Public relations experience
  • Digital marketing experience – SEO, PPC, AdWords and Google Analytics

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technician, Minnetonka, MN

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive. We are building an Engineering and Operations team to commercialize and scale our STEP technology, backed by industry leaders such as LEGO Brand, Stanley Black and Decker, and investors such as the 3D Venture Group.

 

We are looking for the builders of our company – brilliant, passionate, multifunctional overachievers excited to get their hands dirty – who will come together as a team and establish Evolve as an industrial production OEM. This means not only manufacturing, installing and servicing STEP technology in a customer’s family of reliable production systems, but enabling manufacturing and quality within an employee-inspired culture to succeed and scale.

 

Position Description/Responsibilities

 

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technician excels in supporting and advancing Evolve Additive Solution’s manufacturing environment with minimal direction from his/her Manager to solve manufacturing challenges, working directly with thermal and electromechanical assemblies and precision automation and mechanics that are integrated into large capital equipment systems.

 

This person works hands-on with STEP SVP Production to produce STEP printed 3D parts while developing, documenting and implementing scalable STEP Equipment Manufacturing, Customer Service and Quality Readiness processes and supporting facilities, fixtures, materials and packaging/crating processes.

 

This role interfaces with Engineering to bring new designs to manufacturing readiness and work directly between Evolve design platforms (e.g. SolidWorks) and contracted component and module suppliers. This includes direct build-support of new and transitioning product designs, documenting and improving manufacturing methods and supplier requirements at both our module suppliers and in Evolve’s Advanced Manufacturing Center.

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

  • Ensure safe manufacturing, service and material handling environments, developing related equipment and processes and procedures.
  • Execute and learn all existing manufacturing processes and procedures to review, optimize and improve them for maximum effectiveness and efficiency, and then ensure their documentation and propagation throughout Evolve.
  • Adapt and develop processes, fixtures, tools and equipment for production and servicing of new products, upgrades, design changes and software/automation improvements.
  • Transition the electromechanical assembly and validation of capital equipment systems from engineering to scalable manufacturing, providing input to Manufacturing Readiness Reviews for DFM (Design for Manufacturing), DFS (Design for Serviceability), and cross-functional validation.
  • Develop assembly, integration and performance validation procedures for new systems, generating manufacturing/service documentation/records for training technical personnel on their execution and data/quality-record retention. Retention methods may be manual or automated, through system or test fixture software and databases.
  • Provide supplier development and sourcing in collaboration with engineering and purchasing. Work closely with module suppliers to ensure and validate their manufacturing capabilities and to feed designs from Evolve to these supplier manufacturing and supply chains.
  • Conduct 8D problem solving and corrective actions with engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to ensure continuous improvement and decreased cost of quality. Base conclusions on data and analysis for solid issue-resolution decisions.
  • MRB evaluations/dispositions of defective components and assemblies. Develop alternate sources for problematic and new components, interfacing with Engineering and Purchasing.
  • Develop, evaluate and process Engineering Change Notices (ECN’s) in collaboration with manufacturing, purchasing, engineering and customer service. Execute CAD / PDM systems.
  • Provide Manufacturing Engineering production support, facilitating LEAN, 6S and Quality improvements in manufacturing, maintenance and service methods/controls with production and service technicians / operators.
  • Support manufacturing layout and facility improvement projects with contractors and vendors, including scope definitions, Request for Quotes, and follow-through on execution.

 

Essential Manufacturing Functions:

 

  • Operate, maintain, diagnose, and optimize the Electrophotographic Process within an overall STEP system. Run tests and 3D Additive Manufacturing builds on a STEP system, working to evaluate, develop, improve the additive printing process and efficiencies.
  • Conduct vital signs measurements of parts and products produced on STEP Systems through use of lab fixtures and metrology equipment. Contribute to metrology processes to measure 3D-printed part properties; tensile, impact, surface appearance and dimensional accuracy.
  • Apply and demonstrate excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills and disciplines.
  • Conduct outgoing quality and performance tests of STEP 3D printed parts, and STEP systems as a whole, developing quality records of results in appropriate data bases and process control loops.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Working knowledge of systems operating precision imaging, automation, sensors and controls, preferably in digital, electrophotographic, inkjet or similarly complex, electromechanical and automated devices.
  • Ability to operate test equipment and gather data to evaluate performance and process controls.
  • Technical writing skills and ability to development manufacturing and service procedures/work instructions, including their training and knowledge-transfer to others.
  • Proficient in computer skills to enter data and record information and generate meaningful graphs and presentations of results.
  • Mechanical CAD and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing interpretation capabilities for various materials, assemblies and part types. Solid working knowledge of practical machining and part fabrication tolerances.
  • Thermoplastic materials properties and injection molding awareness and knowledge desired.
  • Excellent communication skills and team aptitudes.
  • Some local travel to suppliers and occasional travel out of the country to suppliers and customers.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Technical Certification or Associates Applied Science (AAS) in electromechanical production, or equivalent education, experience, training.
  • At least Five years experience in Manufacturing Engineering or similar with process development, assembly and test of products, incorporating precision motion, electromechanical circuitry, heavy mechanical fixturing and handling.
  • At least Three years experience technical role in an ISO-certified manufacturing organization.
  • Broad familiarity and experience with tolerances, manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Familiar with Product Development, experienced with CAD (e.g SolidWorks) and ERP systems.
  • Some participation in:
    • Selection and application of specialized processes
    • Application of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D
    • OSHA Safety Requirements and safety risk assessment methods (e.g. FMEA)
    • Specialized materials handling and environmental controls
    • Packaging, crating and Shipment/export of equipment/goods
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions.

 

Differentiating Characteristics

 

  • Professional certifications
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web (Belt) handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Automation Controls, PLC programming
    • LEAN manufacturing and ISO Process development
    • Electronics packaging
    • Quality & Supplier Management
    • Environment/Facility control
    • LEAN manufacturing and ISO Process development
    • Electronics packaging
    • Quality & Supplier Management

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

Cloud Engineer, Minnetonka, MN

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

At Evolve, cloud computing continues to allow us to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure, automate workloads, and pursue next-generation innovation. To continue this transformation, we’re seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer with expertise in the strategy, design, development, and implementation of large-scale projects in the cloud. The ideal candidate is experienced in cloud-based tech, with a firm grasp of emerging technologies, platforms, and applications, and ability to customize them to help our business become more secure and efficient. Extensive knowledge of cloud maintenance and advanced industry knowledge is key to keeping us on the cutting edge. From day one, you’ll have an immediate impact on the day-to-day efficiency of our software workflow solution, and an ongoing impact on our overall growth.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to development teams to build cloud competencies
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Develop and implement technical efforts to design, build, and deploy applications at the direction of lead architects, including large-scale data processing, computationally intensive statistical modeling, and advanced analytics
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for our software solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
  • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or Engineering
  • Five years’ experience in developing software using languages such as Java, Python, C++ or Ruby.
  • Experience with SOA applications and cloud-based services, preferably AWS.
  • Experience working with OpenStack, Linux/UNIX, Rackspace, Docker and Microsoft Azure.
  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC.
  • 3+ years of experience architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS platforms or other platforms
  • Proven ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to take ownership of problems and see them through to resolution

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • AWS certifications are a plus
  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST, and RPC
  • Working knowledge of Agile practices

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter with salary history to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

Imaging Process Engineer, Minnetonka, MN or Rochester, NY

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

At Evolve, we’re looking for a highly skilled Imaging Process Engineer to join our program and grow our image processing pipeline. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of software development processes and solid experience testing and evaluating image path and imaging algorithms. If finding issues and fixing them with beautiful, meticulous code are among the talents that make you tick, we’d like to hear from you.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Meet program commitments by developing, optimizing, and tuning image processing pipelines
  • Leads a cross functional project team of engineers, including internal and outsourced development partners to develop reliable, cost effective and high-quality solutions.
  • Determines feasibility of solutions within the constraints of the image processing pipelines.
  • Writes and executes complete testing plans, protocols, and documentation for assigned portion of development activities.
  • Collaborates and proactively communicates with management.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced staff members

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Master's degree in Imaging Science, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Signal Processing or equivalent.
  • Deep end to end understanding of image processing systems, from acquisition to content delivery.
  • Expert knowledge of image and signal processing methodologies, including familiarity with application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and software/FPGA image pipelines.
  • Expertise in multiple firmware design tools and languages. 10+ years of C/C++ experience is a minimum. Experience with high level programming languages (OpenCV, Python) a must.
  • Ability to analyze the customer experience and drive improvements.
  • Ability to work and interface directly with embedded Linux systems, prior experience with remote debugging.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or other related fields with 5+ years product research and development experience.
  • Strong knowledge of printing press machine specifications and color management processes.
  • Working knowledge in 3D image visualization, OpenGL/DirectX/Python.
  • Proficiency in OpenCV, CUDA, and C++/CLI
  • Desire to continue to grow professional capabilities with ongoing training and educational opportunities

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

DevOps Engineer, Minnetonka, MN

 

Join our innovative team at Evolve Additive Solutions and you’ll be working on the world’s most advanced additive manufacturing 3D printer technology and bringing additive 3D polymer printing to mainstream production manufacturing. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry! We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and more!

 

At Evolve customer experience is at the forefront of everything we do. To help us build functional systems that improve customer experience we are now looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer. They will be responsible for deploying product updates, identifying production issues, and implementing integrations that meet our customers' needs. If you have a solid background in software engineering and are familiar with Linux and Python, we’d love to speak with you.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure
  • Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying this to developers
  • Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes
  • Testing and examining code written by others and analyzing results
  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
  • Identifying technical problems and developing software updates and ‘fixes’
  • Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
  • Planning out projects and being involved in project management decisions
  • Maintaining compliance and security controls
  • Monitoring operations
  • Deploy updates and fixes
  • Provide Level 2 technical support
  • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues
  • Develop scripts to automate visualization
  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

 

  • BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
  • Experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Proficient with git and git workflows and Agile practices
  • Good knowledge of Ruby or Python
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Collaborative team spirit

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Experience with software engineering, customer experience and manufacturing support
  • Experience developing engineering applications for a large corporation

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Simulation, Minnetonka, MN

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Report to Mechanical Engineering Manager
  • Model and simulate thermal, fluid flow, or mechanical system aspects, supporting print process development and virtual design verification
  • Design parts and assemblies in SolidWorks and perform research and analysis
  • Develop product functions that meet requirements
  • Create electro-mechanical solutions for R&D and Manufacturing testing
  • Interface with and provide technical direction to engineering services providers and other technical suppliers
  • Provide engineering support and issue resolution to customers and suppliers
  • Contribute to product specifications and requirements definition
  • Component-level design, specification, and material selection
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of engineering standards and practices and other operations processes
  • Perform assembly and testing of prototypes and product subsystems

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • BSME or equivalent theoretical grounding
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions
  • Three years’ experience in the development of products incorporating precision motion or temperature control
  • Two years’ professional experience, delivering significant results with minimal supervision, in at least two of the following areas:
    • Thermal FEA
    • Structural FEA
    • CFD
    • Simulation of kinematics and dynamics of machinery
    • Familiarity with typical manufacturing processes and materials

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • MS or higher education
  • Experience in a technical role in an ISO-certified manufacturing organization
  • Experience in SolidWorks large assembly and part design, GD&T, and tolerance stack up analysis.
  • Knowledge of PDM and CAD workflows
  • Experience with data collection and analysis tools
  • Experience with Selection and application of simulation tools
  • Some participation in:
    • Research and selection of specialized fabrication processes
    • Application of statistical methods and tools for manufacturing or testing
    • Application of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D
    • Safety of machinery risk assessment
    • Use of shop machine tools such as drill press, mill, and lathe
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • Process development
    • Process or motion control software
    • Electronics packaging and cabling

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

Mechanical Engineer, Minnetonka, MN

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Report to Mechanical Engineering Manager
  • Develop product functions that meet requirements
  • Design parts and assemblies in SolidWorks and perform research and analysis
  • Create electro-mechanical solutions for R&D and Manufacturing testing
  • Interface with and provide technical direction to engineering services providers and other technical suppliers
  • Provide engineering support and issue resolution to customers and suppliers
  • Component-level design, specification, and material selection
  • Contribute to product specifications and requirements definition
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of engineering standards and practices and other operations processes
  • Perform assembly, testing, and facility improvement and maintenance tasks.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • BSME or equivalent theoretical grounding
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions
  • Two years’ experience in the development of products incorporating precision motion or temperature control
  • Experience in SolidWorks large assembly and part design, GD&T, and tolerance stack up analysis
  • Ability to deliver reliable analytical results with minimal supervision in at least one of the following areas:
    • Kinematics and dynamics of machinery
    • Heat transfer
    • Thermal FEA
    • Structural FEA
    • Vibration
  • Familiarity with typical manufacturing processes and materials

 

Differentiating Characteristics

 

  • MS or higher education
  • Three years’ experience in a technical role in an ISO-certified manufacturing organization
  • Professional certifications
  • Use of shop machine tools such as drill press, mill, and lathe
  • Some participation in:
    • Research and selection of specialized fabrication processes
    • Application of statistical methods and tools for manufacturing or testing
    • Application of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D
    • Safety of machinery risk assessment
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • Process development
    • Process or motion control software
    • Electronics packaging and cabling
    • Knowledge of PDM and CAD workflows
    • Experience with data collection and analysis tools

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

Additive Manufacturing R&D Test Engineer, Rochester, NY
Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology — the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing the advantages of Additive to industrial scale. We are building a team to commercialize our STEP technology, backed by industry stalwarts including LEGO Brand Group and Stanley Black & Decker.

 

We are looking for the future leaders of our company – brilliant, passionate, multifunctional overachievers excited to get their hands dirty – who will come together as a team and establish Evolve as an industrial production OEM. This means not only embodying STEP technology in a family of rock-solid production systems but also building the business processes and a culture to succeed. This is the moment, as we transform ourselves from an R&D team to an equipment and materials manufacturer, to get on board and shape the future of manufacturing.

 

The STEP Additive Manufacturing R&D Test Engineer will be accountable for optimizing build process for use within the Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) system. There are many facets of this assignment including:

 

  • Operation and maintenance of complex additive printing equipment and execution of tests and experiments on this equipment
  • Characterization of the electrophotographic performance of STEP materials
  • Characterization and analysis of the thermal and pressure bonding process in the STEP system
  • Analysis of the mechanical properties of test parts generated by the STEP process
  • Design and execution of testing procedures to investigate and develop the imaging process necessary to meet the objectives for build accuracy and build rate
  • Determine the interplay between material parameters and the build process that are critical for accurate, strong, and attractive parts
  • Use analytical and statistical tools to identify of critical-to quality parameters including target values and ranges
  • Specify thermal process hardware, metrology, and controls design
  • Understand technical risks and develop/execute mitigation plans

 

Lead, manage and facilitate communication and interaction with senior management, middle managers, and the development team

 

Necessary Skills

 

  • BS degree in physical sciences or engineering or equivalent experience in these fields
  • Mechanical or thermal process development experience preferred
  • Additive manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experienced in DOE, statistical design and analysis, and Six-sigma processes
  • Experience working on complex projects with multidisciplinary colleagues preferred
  • Creative problem solving skills and a love of hands-on work
  • 5 – 10 years industry experience is a bonus
  • Skills of simplification / effective communication / team player
  • Flexibility / adaptability to the organization’s needs

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

 

Manufacturing Operations & Service Technician, Evolve Operations, Minnetonka, MN
Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology — the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive design, mass customization and production. We are building our Manufacturing and Service Operations teams to integrate our STEP technology into Industry 4.0 smart factories, meeting our customer and industry demands for year-over-year scaled manufacturing, installation and support of highly reliable performance industrial SVP (Scaled Volume Production) equipment and consumables.

 

We are hiring Electrophotographic (EP) and Electromechanical build and test technicians who are interested in utilizing their technical aptitude in an exciting position that expands their career. We are searching for technicians who are enthusiastic about producing innovative 3D printing products while working with an inspiring manufacturing and service team. At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry, in our Advanced Manufacturing Center and on the front lines servicing customers who are the leading and most advanced manufacturers in the world.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life,401k, PTO, paid holidays and more. This job reports to the Director of Operations, and has potential to develop into leadership responsibilities as our team “Evolves.”

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Operate, maintain, diagnose, and optimize our STEP “Alpha” and SVP systems, interacting directly with our modified high performance 2D Digital Presses and our proprietary 3D Electrophotographic Process equipment.
  • Run tests and Additive Manufacturing 3D builds on STEP systems, working with Engineers, Build Process, and Applications experts to evaluate, develop, and improve the additive printing process and thus Evolve’s equipment capabilities and performance.
  • Conduct vital signs measurements of materials in the printer as well as in lab fixtures, and their correlation to final part production quality, while operating STEP systems to produce 3D builds/parts.
  • Keep a STEP system operating smoothly, feeding raw materials and conducting operator and service-technician level maintenance to maintain and improve equipment uptimes and predictability.
  • Train technicians / operators / customers in best manufacturing, maintenance and service practices, both at Evolve manufacturing and Customer installation sites
  • Observe tests and builds in process to detect unusual behavior, isolating variables and demonstrating excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills and disciplines.
  • Accurately record results in appropriate data bases, test logs, and process control algorithms, interacting with Microsoft applications as well as custom equipment software.
  • Build, Test and Operate complex Additive Manufacturing equipment for high-reliability performance within Evolve’s Advanced Manufacturing Center and at Customer Installation Sites.
  • Document procedures for operation/maintenance and installation/start-up of equipment, and review and edit existing documentation for improvements; incorporate safe and established practices.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Working knowledge of complex printing presses: digital lithographic, electrophotographic, inkjet or similarly complex, high-tech electromechanical and automated equipment. Direct or indirect experience, or at least a demonstrated desire to research and understand these technologies.
  • Trouble-shooting aptitude, including maintenance and/or repair of electrophotographic high-speed printing devices and automated motion control systems with thermal monitoring, vision sensors and controls. Includes troubleshooting methods for automation, pneumatic, air and water heating / cooling devices.>/li>
  • Solid mechanical and basic electrical skills, including electromechanical assembly, sensor and process control feedback loops and wiring, motors, and demonstrable experience of equipment building/assembly with superior workmanship of mechanical assembly, connectors, wiring and cabling (strain relief and routing harnesses).
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, digital CAD drawings with geometric tolerancing and references, as well as edit and develop manufacturing and service procedures & work instructions, including their training and knowledge-transfer to others.
  • Ability to operate data acquisition test equipment and evaluate data to interpret performance within process controls (Design of Experiments experience or knowledge of principles desired).
  • Motivation to progress pre-existing understandings of automated equipment and additive printing technologies, and inherent 3D build capabilities, to the next level. Proficient in computer skills to enter data and record information and generate meaningful graphs and presentations of results.
  • Excellent communication skills, professionalism and team aptitudes, while working independently or in a collaborative environment and taking responsibility and accountability for your work.
  • Ability to work onsite at customer locations, or in customer’s presence at Evolve, and represent Evolve in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Technical AAS or BA or BS degree, with directly applicable experience and responsibilities.

 

Some infrequent travel to our Rochester, NY Site and/or to customer or partner sites may be required.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

Application & Quality Technician, Minnetonka, MN

 

Evolve Additive Solutions is creating the future of plastics manufacturing with Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology -- the first Additive Manufacturing technology to rival traditional processes like injection molding in quality and cost, while bringing to industrial scale the advantages of Additive design, mass customization and production. We are building our Manufacturing and Service Operations teams to integrate our STEP technology into Industry 4.0 smart factories, meeting our customer and industry demands for year-over-year scaled manufacturing, installation and support of highly reliable performance industrial SVP (Scaled Volume Production) equipment and consumables.

 

We are hiring Electrophotographic (EP) and Electromechanical build and test technicians who are interested in utilizing their technical aptitude in an exciting position that expands their career. We are searching for technicians who are enthusiastic about producing innovative 3D printing products while working with an inspiring manufacturing and service team.   At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry, in our Advanced Manufacturing Center and on the front lines servicing customers who are the leading and most advanced manufacturers in the world.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life,401k, PTO, paid holidays and more.  This job reports to the Director of Operations, and has potential to develop into leadership responsibilities as our team “Evolves.”

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Operate, maintain, diagnose, and optimize our STEP “Alpha” and SVP systems, interacting directly with our modified high performance 2D Digital Presses and our proprietary 3D Electrophotographic Process equipment.
  • Run tests and Additive Manufacturing 3D builds on STEP systems, working with Engineers, Build Process, and Applications experts to evaluate, develop, and improve the additive printing process and thus Evolve’s equipment capabilities and performance.
  • Conduct vital signs measurements of materials in the printer as well as in lab fixtures, and their correlation to final part production quality, while operating STEP systems to produce 3D builds/parts.
  • Keep a STEP system operating smoothly, feeding raw materials and conducting operator and service-technician level maintenance to maintain and improve equipment uptimes and predictability.
  • Train technicians / operators / customers in best manufacturing, maintenance and service practices, both at Evolve manufacturing and Customer installation sites.
  • Observe tests and builds in process to detect unusual behavior, isolating variables and demonstrating excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills and disciplines.
  • Accurately record results in appropriate data bases, test logs, and process control algorithms, interacting with Microsoft applications as well as custom equipment software.
  • Build, Test and Operate complex Additive Manufacturing equipment for high-reliability performance within Evolve’s Advanced Manufacturing Center and at Customer Installation Sites.
  • Document procedures for operation/maintenance and installation/start-up of equipment, and review and edit existing documentation for improvements; incorporate safe and established practices.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Working knowledge of complex printing presses: digital lithographic, electrophotographic, inkjet or similarly complex, high-tech electromechanical and automated equipment. Direct or indirect experience, or at least a demonstrated desire to research and understand these technologies.
  • Trouble-shooting aptitude, including maintenance and/or repair of electrophotographic high-speed printing devices and automated motion control systems with thermal monitoring, vision sensors and controls.  Includes troubleshooting methods for automation, pneumatic, air and water heating / cooling devices.
  • Solid mechanical and basic electrical skills, including electromechanical assembly, sensor and process control feedback loops and wiring, motors, and demonstrable experience of equipment building/assembly with superior workmanship of mechanical assembly, connectors, wiring and cabling (strain relief and routing harnesses).
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, digital CAD drawings with geometric tolerancing and references, as well as edit and develop manufacturing and service procedures & work instructions, including their training and knowledge-transfer to others.
  • Ability to operate data acquisition test equipment and evaluate data to interpret performance within process controls (Design of Experiments experience or knowledge of principles desired).
  • Motivation to progress pre-existing understandings of automated equipment and additive printing technologies, and inherent 3D build capabilities, to the next level.
  • Proficient in computer skills to enter data and record information and generate meaningful graphs and presentations of results.
  • Excellent communication skills, professionalism and team aptitudes, while working independently or in a collaborative environment and taking responsibility and accountability for your work.
  • Ability to work onsite at customer locations, or in customer’s presence at Evolve, and represent Evolve in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Technical AAS or BA or BS degree, with directly applicable experience and responsibilities.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

Some infrequent travel to our Rochester, NY Site and/or to customer or partner sites may be required.

 

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

 

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume along with a cover letter to HR@evolveadditive.com.

 

Our culture is the foundation on which we base our success:

  • Integrity: Honest – Reliable – Transparent
  • Relentless: Commitment – Engaged – Inspired
  • Pioneering: Disruptive – Innovative – Courageous

We offer a variety of benefits to contribute to your personal and professional success

Health Benefits 
Medical
7 different medical plans with different deductibles
Dental
Vision
STD & LTD
Life insurance
Pre-Tax benefits: HSA – FSA
EAP (Employee Assistance Plan)
Other Benefits
10 Paid holidays
PTO
Bereavement pay
401K
Education assistance
Training & development- Insperity has thousands of training opportunities online
 Career opportunities within the organization
Employee discount program through Insperity