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Why work here?

Additive Manufacturing is one of the most exciting technologies being embraced by the largest manufacturers in the world.  It's often referred to as the 4th Industrial Revolution.  Evolve Additive Solutions is at the forefront of this revolution by developing new solutions that catapult Additive Manufacturing into true production manufacturing using real-world plastics.  

Opportunties:

We have opportunities for imaging scientists/engineers and materials scientists/engineersmechanical engineers, software engineers, applications experts and electrical engineers to help propel our technology forward.  If you want to learn more about our culture and solutions, simply fill out the online form and attach your resume.  Someone will get back to you either by e-mail or phone and fill you in on all of the exciting developments at Evolve Additive Solutions! 

Principal Controls Engineer

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 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 building the business processesand culture to succeed and scale.

This is the moment, as we transform ourselves from an R&D team to an equipment manufacturer, to get on board and shape the future of manufacturing.

Responsibilities

 Lead Controls Engineering product development and continuous improvement activities

 Define requirements and specifications for controls and electrical functions and ensure they meet business goals

 Recruit and supervise Electrical and Software Engineering resources -- developing their professional competence and maximizing their business contribution

 Establish Electrical and Software Engineering standards and practices

 Select, implement, and support Electrical and Software Engineering tools and infrastructure

 Select, contract, and manage engineering services providers and other technical suppliers

 Support technology development activities by providing key insights, defining requirements, and providing resources

 Design control system architectures, develop user interfaces and workflows, specify components, design PCBs or panels, develop algorithms, write code, perform research and analysis

 Perform assembly, testing, and facility improvement and maintenance tasks

 As an Engineering and Operations Core Team member, define product architectures and roadmaps, supply-chain strategies, department schedules, budgets, business processes and KPI's, and supervise corrective and preventive action

Minimum Qualifications

 BS in Electrical or Software Engineering, or Computer Science, or equivalent academic grounding

 Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions

 Three years’ experience leading teams in the development of products incorporating precision motion and process control, with substantial innovation accomplishments

 Five years’ experience in an Engineering role in an ISO-certified manufacturing organization, with substantial accomplishments in business process improvement

 Advanced skills in hardware selection or development for motion and process control, HMI, and device communication, including experience with FPGAs and embedded controllers

 Advanced programming skills in multiple environments including both compiled objectoriented

software and PLC

 Ability to deliver reliable analytical results without supervision in at least three of the following areas:

o Signal integrity

o Power distribution

o Image processing

o Kinematics

o High speed (multi-gigabit) data communication

 Familiarity with real-time operating systems and Linux

 Familiarity with source-control and ECAD tools, database applications, and ERP systems

 Familiarity with UL, CSA, CE, NEC and NFPA certification requirements

 Broad familiarity with sensor technologies, and some participation in research and selection or development of specialized sensor technology

 Familiarity with typical electrical test and data acquisition equipment and software

 Some participation in application of statistical methods and tools for manufacturing or

testing

 Some participation in application of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D

Differentiating Characteristics

 MS or higher education

 Professional certifications

 Additional experience and skills, especially:

o Web handling

o Polymer processing

o Mechatronics

o Environment control

o Machine vision

Application Instructions

To be considered for this position, send your resume along with a cover letter with salary requirements to: debra.mormile@evolveadditive.com

Director of Digital Front-End Engineering

Reporting to the Chief Business and Marketing Officer, the Digital-Front-End Lead will lead the concept, roadmap and implementation of the STEP Digital Front End solution.  This individual will be responsible for building a small team of Digital-Front-End Engineers that work with customers and other solutions providers focused on building a world class integrated manufacturing front end. This position will be located in either the Boston, MA area or MN headquarters office.

As the leader of our Front-End Engineering team, you will have a multi-faceted role:

  • Listen to our market and customers to understand the emerging Additive Manufacturing workflow and applications.
  • Embrace both standard and emerging methodologies to monitor system metrics related to system health, batch on-time delivery, and part yield while improving functionality of STEP in a manufacturing environment 
  • Set front-end engineering direction and strategy for internal digital platform 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Partner with external solution providers and our internal software team to architect and roadmap our Factory Integrated Manufacturing Solution.
  • Partner with our back-end engineering team to optimize design of data exchange and integration 
  • Cultivate and grow front-end engineering talent and UX mindset across the team 
  • Write documented, testable software ready for integration across varying platforms
  • Manage engineering employees and contractors
  • Set strategic direction for Digital-Front-End technologies in partnership with Enterprise Architecture
  • Work closely with the Back-End Engineering to establish synergies and alignment in platform approach, engineering approach and integration patterns 
  • Work closely with the backend software team to provide design feedback and development solutions
  • Own strategic Front-End decisions (technology, development, methodology, best practices)
  • Own and maintain a series of flexible frameworks and “Developer Toolkits” that are used to build multiple applications and partner integration
  • Provide training and career-enhancement opportunities for Front-End engineers 
  • Validate decisions made by Lead Front-End Engineers
  • Meet with senior leadership and communicate Digital-Front-End engineering decisions and structures
  • Manage resource allocation and utilization across teams; ensure effective use of approved budget across employee/contractor mix

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years of managing technical development/engineering resources and validating/verifying their quality of work, or equivalent leadership experience
  • 5+ years of UX Design and Usability experience
  • BS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.                      
  • Previous experience building applications and integrations, preferably in automation or manufacturing environment
  • Embraced and contributed to a DevOps environment and have familiarity with build and deployment tools 
  • Experience building applications and interface…
  • Ability to attract, inspire and coach great talent

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Evaluated, proposed and integrated a new framework or tool in a previous job, including experiences documenting pros/cons, making suggestions and developing business cases and strategic plans
  • Experience working with Middleware team to create APIs used by the Digital-Front-end code
  • Experience working in a startup Ability to work well with others

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter stating salary requirements to debra.mormile@evolveadditive.com

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