Motion Control-Robotics Engineer

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R&D Motion Control and Robotics Engineer

Thanks for considering a career at MakerBot. Over the last five years, MakerBot has defined a new industry: desktop 3D printing. Now we’re on a mission to bring 3D printing and scanning to everyone.

We’re looking for an R&D Motion Control and Robotics Engineer to invent, develop and test robotics systems and controllers. If you are creative, inventive and self-directed, this is your chance to be a part of the Next Industrial Revolution with MakerBot.

As R& D Motion Control and Robotics Engineer, you will: •Generate new methods and systems for 3D printing and other technologies
•Create technical drawings and documentation for manufacturing
•Create innovative designs based on specifications
•Acquire and test prototype systems
•Create SolidWorks models and simulations
•Create detailed lab reports

To be considered for the Motion Control/Robotics Engineer position, you need: •BA/BS degree in engineering or related field
•2+ years experience creating new robotic devices and systems
•Experience designing printers, scanners, or other electromechanical consumer products
•Broad technical knowledge of motion control, mechanical systems and interfaces
•Strong experience with SolidWorks and FEA tools
•Ability to think quickly and act decisively
•Ability to work in a team
•Ability to work independently

Extra Experience counts too! •Direct experience with 3D printing or with MakerBot products
•Experience in Research & Development
•Experience working in a hardware startup company
•Member of the open source 3D printing community

What’s it like to work at MakerBot?

Are you interested in joining a collaborative, creative environment where innovation and hard work are encouraged and rewarded? If you’re a passionate, driven, talented individual looking to join a team of folks just like you, MakerBot is the place to be.

Don’t settle for being another cog in the machine. We’re looking for people who believe, like we do, if you can dream it, you can make it! As a MakerBot employee, no matter what department you’re in, you’ll make meaningful contributions to developing the products and ideas at the forefront of the 3D printing revolution.

Life moves fast here at MakerBot, but that’s how we like it. We’ve got a work-hard-play-hard culture that’s tough to beat. Your team may stay late to get the job done but still make it to Trivia Night.

We offer benefits like full medical and dental coverage. Our package also includes a Commuter Benefits Program, to help you take advantage of the public transit in and around Brooklyn. There are also monthly movie nights and a book club. Plus we reward employees who’ve gone above and beyond the call of duty at our monthly bagel breakfast and celebrate birthdays, too with an amazing spread of cupcakes.

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