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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! 

Controls Engineering Manager

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 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 processes and 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 object-oriented software and PLC
  • Ability to deliver reliable analytical results without supervision in at least three of the following areas:
    • Signal integrity
    • Power distribution
    • Image processing
    • Kinematics
    • 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:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • 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

Software Engineering Manager

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 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 processes and 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 Software Engineering product development and continuous improvement activities
  • Define requirements and specifications for process control, HMI, connectivity, and motion control software solutions and ensure they meet business goals
  • Recruit and supervise Software Engineering resources -- developing their professional competence and maximizing their business contribution
  • Establish Software Engineering standards and practices
  • Select, implement, and support 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, develop and test code, perform research and analysis
  • 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 machine control software for products incorporating precision motion and process control
  • Five years’ experience in Software Engineering for an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
  • Advanced skills in software 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 object-oriented software and PLC
  • Familiarity with real-time operating systems and Linux
  • Familiarity with source-control tools, database applications, and ERP systems 
  • 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:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • 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

Materials and EP Technician

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 team to commercialize our STEP technology, backed by industry stalwarts including LEGO Brand Group and Stanley Black & Decker. 

We are hiring Materials and EP technicians who are interested in utilizing their technical aptitude in an exciting position to expand their career! We are searching for someone who would love to be part of creating innovative 3D printing products while working with a fun team.   At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry!  We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, STD, LTD, vision, Life,401k, PTO, paid holidays and more!  This job reports to the Principle Imaging Engineer.

Essential Functions:

·      Operate a NexPress Digital Press to evaluate STEP materials

·      Run tests on a STEP prototype, working with engineers to evaluate, develop, and improve the additive printing process

·      Conduct vital signs measurements of materials in the printer as well as in lab fixtures

·      Evaluate printed part properties such as tensile, impact, surface appearance and dimensional accuracy

·      Assist with the fabrication and use of bench jigs and fixtures using bench-scale shop tools

·      Keep EP section of the prototypes operating smoothly

·      Train technicians / operators in best maintenance practices

·      Observe tests in process to detect unusual behavior

·      Accurately record results in appropriate data bases

·      Other duties as required

Requirements: 

·      Working knowledge of complex printing presses: digital lithographic, electrophotographic, or inkjet or similarly complex, high-tech devices.

·      Trouble-shooting aptitude, including maintenance and/or repair of high-tech devices

·      Good mechanical and basic electrical skills

·      Proficient in computer skills to enter data and record information.

·      Ability to learn how to operate equipment and run data acquisition systems.

·      Motivation to learn the additive printing electrophotographic and build process technologies

·      AAS degree desirable

·      You will be trained in how we are using electrophotography and transfusing in our additive printing process 

This job is based in Rochester, NY.  Some infrequent travel to our Minneapolis Site and/or to early customer or partner sites may be required.

Application Instructions

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

Senior Applications 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, multi functional 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 processes and 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.

Job Description: 

·       Serve as Applications Engineer for Evolve Additive Solutions, supporting customer requirements with respect to additively manufactured production components

·      Provide support and assist customers through applications from concept through completion with a focus on applications that will be used for production with Evolve Additive systems

·      Provide insight into build optimization for customer parts including component re-design for use in additive manufacturing, part support strategy & optimization, manufacturing integration strategies, etc.

·       Learn, understand and in-turn educate the team on customer requirements with respect to DFE, part quality, post-processing, automation, manufacturing integration, i.e. “full-customer solutions”

·       Help source and fabricate in-house benchmarks of geometries which can serve as technology demonstrations across various industries

·      Performs hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.

Requirements:

·      BS Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering degree or equivalent

·      5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering or manufacturing engineering

·      Knowledge of applications across wide range of industries and requirements (materials, tolerances, etc.) 

·      Strong knowledge of traditional manufacturing techniques and design for manufacturing (injection molding, urethane casting, CNC machining). 

·      Understanding of materials and materials performance characteristics (tensile, impact, CTE, etc.) 

·      Professional, patient, and quick to listen when interacting with customers and partners 

·      Experience with injection molding applications  in an industrial manufacturing environment, preferably in automotive or electrical/ appliance applications

·      Excellent customer-facing/interpersonal skills as well as listening, verbal and written communications skills

·      Strong organizational skills    

·      Ability to be agile with a dynamic, growing company with a start-up atmosphere

Desirable Skills:

·      Experience with various CAD programs as well as understanding of PLM and other manufacturing software environments (MRP, ERP, etc.)

·      Experience with all stages of engineering development including, determining requirements, failure modes analysis, writing specifications, design, documentation, verification, production

·      Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills

Application Instructions

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

Product Development and Operations Technician

                                                   

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 Engineering and Operations teams to commercialize our STEP technology, backed by industry stalwarts including LEGO Brand Group and Stanley Black & Decker. 

We are hiring Electrophotographic (EP) and Electromechanical build and test technicians who are interested in utilizing their technical aptitude in an exciting position to expand their career! We are searching for technicians who would love to be part of creating innovative 3D printing products while working with a fun development and manufacturing team.   At Evolve, you’ll contribute to transforming the global manufacturing industry!  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 Manufacturing.

Essential Functions:

·      Operate, maintain, diagnose, and optimize a NexPress Digital Press and the Electrophotographic Process within an overall STEP system.

·      Run tests and Additive Manufacturing builds on a STEP system, working with engineers to evaluate, develop, and improve the additive printing process.

·      Conduct vital signs measurements of materials in the printer as well as in lab fixtures (experience or understanding of plastic material properties and testing methods desired).

·      Evaluate printed part properties; tensile, impact, surface appearance and dimensional accuracy

·      Assist with the fabrication and use of bench jigs and test fixtures using bench-scale shop tools

·      Keep a STEP system operating smoothly, feeding raw materials and conducting operator as well as advanced service-technician level maintenance.

·      Train technicians / operators in best manufacturing, maintenance and service practices within Evolve manufacturing and Customer installation sites.

·      Observe tests 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, lab manuals, and process control algorithms.

·      Other duties as required

Requirements: 

·      Working knowledge of complex printing presses: digital lithographic, electrophotographic, inkjet or similarly complex, high-tech electromechanical and automated devices.

·      Trouble-shooting aptitude, including maintenance and/or repair of electrophotographic, or similar, high-speed printing devices

·      Good mechanical and basic electrical skills, including electromechanical assembly, workmanship and troubleshooting methods within an ESD (ElectroStatic Discharge) environment.

·      Ability to operate equipment and run data acquisition systems and evaluate data to interpret performance and process (Design of Experiments experience or knowledge of principles desired).

-        Ability to development manufacturing and service procedures/work instructions, including their training and knowledge-transfer to others.

·      Motivation to progress pre-existing understandings of electrophotographic and additive printing technologies, and their inherent capabilities, to the next level.

·      Proficient in computer skills to enter data and record information and generate meaningful graphs and presentations of results.

·      Technical AAS or BS degree desirable

-        Excellent communication skills and team aptitudes.

This job is based in Minneapolis, MN.  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.

Application Instructions

Thanks for your interest in applying to Evolve. Email careers@evolveadditive.com if you would like to learn more about our opportunities, or simply fill out the online form below and attach your resume. The hiring manager will get back to you either by e-mail or phone.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical 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 processes and 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

  • Perform Mechanical Engineering product development and continuous improvement activities
  • Work cross-functionally to define requirements and specifications for mechanical functions and ensure they meet business goals
  • Support technology development activities by providing key insights, defining requirements, and providing resources
  • Design parts and assemblies in SolidWorks and perform research and analysis
  • Perform assembly, testing, and facility improvement and maintenance tasks
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and make rapid repairs and improvements to equipment.
  • BSME or equivalent academic grounding
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Mechanical Engineering role
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the development of products incorporating precision motion and temperature control, with substantial innovation accomplishments
  • Experience with 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 two of the following areas:
    • Heat transfer
    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Thermal FEA
    • Structural FEA
    • Vibration
    • Kinematics and dynamics of machinery
  • Familiarity with Phase-Gate Product Development processes
  • Familiarity with typical manufacturing processes and materials
  • 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
  • MS or higher education
  • Professional certifications
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • Process development
    • Process or motion control software
    • Electronics packaging

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSME or equivalent academic grounding
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Mechanical Engineering role
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the development of products incorporating precision motion and temperature control, with substantial innovation accomplishments
  • Experience with 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 two of the following areas:
    • Heat transfer
    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Thermal FEA
    • Structural FEA
    • Vibration
    • Kinematics and dynamics of machinery
  • Familiarity with Phase-Gate Product Development processes
  • Familiarity with typical manufacturing processes and materials
  • 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
  • MS or higher education
  • Professional certifications
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • Process development
    • Process or motion control software
    • Electronics packaging

Differentiating Characteristics

  • MS or higher education
  • Professional certifications
  • Additional experience and skills, especially:
    • Web handling
    • Polymer processing
    • Mechatronics
    • Environment control
    • Machine vision
    • Process development
    • Process or motion control software
    • Electronics packaging



Application Instructions

Thanks for your interest in applying to Evolve. Email careers@evolveadditive.com if you would like to learn more about our opportunities, or simply fill out the online form below and attach your resume. The hiring manager will get back to you either by e-mail or phone.

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