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Senior Materials Scientist
Posted on 12/8/2022
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • Conduct research and develop world-class materials for 3D printing from initial lab explorations to validation and commercialization
  • Collaborate with hardware and software engineers to ensure new and existing materials print on our hardware seamlessly and reliably
  • Design and perform experiments, and use the results to inform and develop materials performance improvements
  • Partner with product management and engineering to continuously improve our materials
  • Minimum of 5 years industry experience in polymer development: resins, coatings, adhesives, elastomers, films, foams, rubbers, composites, thermoplastics, or thermosets
  • Solid understanding in polymer physics and polymer chemistry; expertise in formulating a wide range of high-performance materials: acrylate, urethane, epoxy, silicone, rubbers, or plastics
  • Experience in process optimization, research reporting, and commercial support; proven track record in commercializing new products
  • A creative and resourceful problem-solver, balancing speed and scientific rigor in a dynamic environment
  • Enjoy fostering communication and collaboration, mentoring junior scientists and creating best practices for the team
  • BS, MS or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Material Science or related field

501-1,000 employees

Advanced 3D printing systems
Company Overview
Formlabs is reinventing 3D printing by expanding access to digital fabrication, so anyone can make anything.
  • Flexible vacation
  • Premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints
Company Core Values
  • Autonomy: We leave space for people to do their best, and take initiative to chart their own career course.
  • Cutting Edge: We’re building things that haven’t been built before, so we can push the edge of what’s possible.
  • Results: We dream big, but our focus on getting things done is what drives us forward.
  • Curiosity: We are always asking why to push ideas and actions beyond the status quo.