Senior Process Engineer
Advanced R&D
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Freeform

11-50 employees

Autonomous metal 3D printing with software-defined factories
Company Overview
Freeform offers a unique work environment that is at the forefront of metal 3D printing, utilizing autonomous factories powered by advanced sensing, real-time controls, and data-driven learning to deliver high-quality parts swiftly and cost-effectively. Their competitive edge lies in making large-scale 3D printing accessible to various industries, which positions them as an industry leader. The company culture is centered around a shared mission to radically alter manufacturing processes, providing employees with the opportunity to contribute to this transformative change.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$48.7M

Founded

2019

Headquarters

, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

45%

2 year growth

118%
Locations
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in material science, physics, mechanical engineering, or similar engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of process development experience in complex physics-based applications such as semiconductor, solar, or additive manufacturing
  • Experience developing Design of Experiments (DOE), statistical data analysis, and process optimization
  • Experience gathering and processing large data sets
Responsibilities
  • Develop a deep understanding of the metal additive process and hardware operation by analyzing massive in-situ data sets to gain insight into physical mechanisms of the printing process
  • Work independently to design and execute experiments, analyze data, and develop and optimize processes on a metal additive system
  • Perform post-build metrology measurements and analysis of material properties such as tensile strength, surface roughness, and alloy microstructure
  • Generate and track quality metrics of printed customer parts such as dimensional accuracy, defect distribution, and surface roughness
  • Develop and implement tool qualification procedures
  • Collaborate with mechanical, software, and simulations engineers to analyze data and rapidly improve printing processes
  • Strategize continuous improvement plans to enhance system performance, reliability, and scalability