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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! 

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.

Principal Project 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 and CNC machining 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

  • Establish the PMO function and ensure all Evolve projects meet business goals
  • Lead development and implementation of Project Management standards, practices and tools
  • Lead the definition of Product Development and Order Fulfillment business processes
  • Define and lead multi-project programs in Technology and Product Development
  • Manage high-profile projects
  • Coach and support Engineers and other technical contributors in leading projects
  • Supervise Project Managers and Administrators
  • Support Engineering and Operations management in project prioritization, capacity management, budgeting, estimating, and quotation
  • Perform project administrative and documentation tasks
  • As an Engineering and Operations Core Team member, help define product architectures and road maps, supply-chain strategies, department schedules, budgets, business processes and KPI's, and supervise corrective and preventive action 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Authorized to work in the United States and without travel restrictions
  • Ten years’ experience managing business-critical projects in a manufacturing company, including Product Development and Technology Development
  • Five years’ experience in operations in an ISO-certified manufacturer
  • Significant accomplishments leading Product Development of industrial-production capital equipment incorporating precision motion and temperature control
  • Outstanding facilitation, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Substantial achievements in change management and informal leadership
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to connect with people with highly diverse backgrounds
  • Fully proficient with Windows Office applications
  • Some participation in application of structured problem-solving frameworks such as Six Sigma or 8D

Differentiating Characteristics 

  • MS or higher education
  • PMO experience
  • PMP certification
  • Polymer processing, web handling, or robotics experience
  • IT or software development experience
  • Customer project experience


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.

Part Time Office Manager

Summary 

Our fast-paced organization needs a reliable, well-organized person to job share responsibilities with current Office Manager.  This person will job share the responsibility of day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and process development. They are responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, light facilities management, vendor management, shipping/receiving and executive support.  

 

We’re looking for an energetic professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats and working in a fast pace environment. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. 

Responsibilities 

·         Facilitate light receiving and shipment activities. 

·         Support Purchase Order (PO) system 

·         Support facilities needs such as kitchen management, meeting facilitation printer maintenance, AV equipment support and and others as needed    

·         Provide access to departmental credit card for approved purchases 

·         Support administration of security badging system 

·         Organize office operations and procedures 

·         Provide executive level support as needed 

·         Partner with HR to update and maintain office policies as necessary 

·         Assist in the on-boarding process for new hires 

Requirements 

·         Proven experience as an Office Manager or Administrative Assistant 

·         Available flexible hours Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm 

·         Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures 

·         Proficiency in MS Office, preferred Office 365 experience 

·         Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work 

·         Attention to detail and problem-solving skills 

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

·         Associate degree preferred (B.A. or B.S.  strongly preferred) 

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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