Manufacturing Engineer
Redwood City
Working at the intersection of hardware, software, and molecular science, Carbon3D is commercializing a fundamental advance in the chemistry of 3D printing that enables massive increases in print speed and improved material properties. We believe our technology will enable commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to mass production of 3D printed parts.

We are a team of passionate entrepreneurs, engineers, programmers, and materials scientists who value creativity and the ability to get things done. We seek to enable creators and transform manufacturing across the globe. Our team is growing rapidly, and we are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with mechanical component design experience. This role will report to the Sr. Operations engineering manager and will have an overall responsibility for designing and building mechanical components. The successful candidate will work closely with Quality, Engineering, production and other groups to ensure continual improvement of overall
manufacturing and product serviceability capabilities.

Carbon team members enjoy working in a newly renovated R&D facility a short walk from the Redwood City CalTrain station and local restaurants. Our tight-knit team works collaboratively in our open space and in our labs, learns together through our entrepreneurship guest speaker series, and bonds together through weekly catered
meals, offsite events and activities.

Please note: This role is based in Redwood City, CA and not work-from-home or remote.


  • On-time delivery of functional tools and jigs
  • Designing, building, testing, and troubleshooting mechanical systems
  • In charge of mechanical tool design for future products and process development
  • Responsible for continuous manufacturing process and equipment optimization
  • Develops manufacturing and tool calibration procedures, PMs and maintains drawings and procedure documentation
  • Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an engineering role (in a professional setting outside of academia and beyond internships) related to manufacturing (quality, manufacturing, or design)
  • BS in mechanical engineering
  • Experience designing machined high precision assemblies
  • Knowledge of machining, sheet metal, plating and gage design is a plus
  • Hands on engineering experience required
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Good communication, organization and relationship building skills
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time required
  • You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Carbon, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills

    Working at Carbon

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    Carbon's Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) is 41, as rated by 58 employees. This means 60% of Carbon employees would encourage their friends to become coworkers today.

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