Research & Development Technician

| Watertown
At Markforged, we are on a mission to unlock the next 10x innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger.
Whether you are an experienced laboratory technician looking to be part of a fast-growing company, or recently out of school looking to refine your laboratory skills Markforged can be a fit for you. As a R&D Technician, you will support research and development. You will operate analytical equipment, run experiments, and perform maintenance on materials test equipment. You will work directly with R&D engineers and contribute to a collaborative and productive work environment.

Job Description:
-Perform mechanical testing on metals and plastics
-Operate 3D printers and process parts
-Ensure lab equipment is properly calibrated and perform maintenance if necessary
-Record test results and data and present findings to the R&D team
-Perform tests per the R&D department's requests
-Comply with safety and protective equipment regulations
Qualifications:
-An associates or technical degree with relevant experience
-Demonstrated success with documentation
-Attention to detail and organization skills
-Ability to learn new technologies quickly
-Have enthusiasm in 3D printing
-Have a positive energy, enthusiasm for lab work, and work well in a team
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Location

85 School Street, Watertown, MA 02472
85 School Street, Watertown, MA 02472

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Dental Benefits
Fitness Subsidy
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Game Room
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Parking
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Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Vacation
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