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Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Irvine
Reference: #2733
Contact Name: Mark Ainscough
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2020 15:56

Job Description

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Industry: Additive Manufacturing
Location: Irvine, California

A  company who are disrupting traditional manufacturing processes using additive manufacturing production platforms are looking to hire a Systems Engineer to design, develop, test and deploy various electromechanical systems and subsystems. This will include; liquifiers, print-heads, mechatronics, thermal systems, controls and the software behind them, with a focus on system integration and complex system modelling/controls. This position centers around integrating 3D printers – the printers themselves, and the processes that make them great.


  • Be the person the machines designers (mechanical and electrical) come to for system integration, as well as some original design
  • Sensor Engineering and complex data acquisition
  • Data analysis – some coding (Python, advanced Excel, MatLab, LabView, similar....)
  • Subsystem/Process design feedback and optimization


  • BS/MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or other discipline with a focus on assembly, integration and test of robotic/active systems.
  • Extensive experience in design/build/test – this is a hands-on job
  • CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of system dynamics and sensing
  • Self-motivated and self-directed - comfortable working in a lean, fast, agile team
  • Good English communication skills – Mandarin, Japanese, German, Spanish a plus
  • Excellent organization and prioritization of daily tasks and projects
  • Ability to travel domestically 3-5 days per month. 2-3 international trips per year may be required.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with 3D printing/Additive Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of the Model to Slicer to Print path
  • Basic electronics knowledge

Potential Compensation:

  • Scales with experience
  • Opportunity to participate in employee stock program
  • Discretional vacation/holiday time
  • Visa assistance

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1257 244743