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Emerging Technologies Manager


San Francisco, CA, US

Job ID:  43141
Category:  Product & Engineering

Origin was acquired in early 2021 by Stratasys, the world’s leading 3D printing company. Our 3D printers enable mass production of end-use parts using our Programmable Photopolymerization P3™ technology, combining high-performance materials from our ecosystem along with industry-leading accuracy, consistency and detail. Join a diverse, talented and global team with a Silicon Valley startup’s culture, pace and creativity.


We are looking for a Emerging Technologies ManagerThis role will lead the exploring, innovating, researching, developing and maturing new technologies which should influence the market in a time span of 3-5 years from initiation. The team is managing and executing high risk projects and preparing them to handover to Engineer groups.



Drive Innovation and Manage High Risk Products

  • Manage a researchers and engineering team, who are responsible to achieve proof of concept (POC) of the investigated technology, by theoretical approval, feasibility jigs or any other method.
  • Identify, recommend, and drive product and productivity technology improvements, including awareness, tradeoff analysis, recommendations and solutions for the near, mid and long-term time frames. 
  • Lead initiatives to identify and manage next generation product technologies invention and development.
  • Set plans including managing budget and initiatives
  • Learn about technology gaps that need to be closed by innovation.


Drive and facilitate cooperation and collaboration

  • Ensure cooperation and collaboration with R&D, engineering and Marketing groups in the company.
  • Ensure productive and successful handover of the explored technologies to Engineering groups.
  • Expend the use of new technologies by collaboration with research institutes.



  • Make recommendations to Sr. Management as to what strategic initiatives should be undertaken and funded to ensure that SSYS remain the world class supplier of 3DP, DDM and prototyping services for the medium to long run (3-5 years).
  • Lead team of engineers through coaching, development and performance management.
  • Building professional cooperation with potential early adaptors of the new technologies, while looking for funding opportunities for the development process.



  • Degree in Engineering or 8+ years total experience in lieu of education
  • 4+ years of experience in design and development
  • 2+ years of experience in management of multidisciplinary product development, including defining roadmaps for product lines
  • 2+ years of leading a team
  • 2+ years’ experience in design and development experience in a manufacturing environment.




Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from CAD data for the aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods and education industries. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct. Stratasys has over 2,000 employees, holds over 1,200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 30 awards for its technology and leadership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 


Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here



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