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Staff Mechanical Design Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US

Job ID:  38221
Category:  Information Technology

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 intelligent Programmable Photopolymerization P3™ technology, combining high-performance materials from our partner ecosystem along with industry-leading accuracy, consistency and detail enabled by our technology. Join a diverse, energetic, talented and global team - with the culture, pace and creativity of a Silicon Valley startup. Help us usher in a new era in manufacturing and make an impact.  


The Sr. Staff Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for developing innovative designs solutions using Design for Manufacturing (DFM-DFX) principals for production machines. Familiarity with various manufacturing methods such as machining, sheet metal, and injection molding. Will collaborate with stakeholders, suppliers and internal staff to ensure all designs are tested and validated per project requirements.



  • Develop concept, design and documentation of a variety of assemblies and components following departmental disciplines related to design management
  • Apply Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) principals to meet project requirements
  • Conduct Design Review Meetings
  • Work closely with Engineering team to design new tooling, jigs, fixtures and products
  • Design parametric models as needed
  • Work with cross functional teams to define project requirements and specifications
  • Support departmental projects as they are assigned
  • Provide tools, solutions and techniques for fast and reliable product design development



  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial engineering, or equivalent
  • 10+ years’ experience using a 3D CAD software such as: Solidworks, Unigraphics, Creo/ProE, and/or CATIA solid modeling programs.
  • 5+ years of experience in product development  environment
  • Ability to work independently



  • Experience using additive manufacturing technologies, such as: DLP, FDM, DMLS, LS, etc…
  • Experience with Solidworks
  • Experience with DFX
  • Ability to convey and transfer knowhow
  • Open and flexible. Able to change strategy when required
  • Strong communication skills, and customer facing experience
  • Experience with testing Polymer VAT 3D printers and Resins (materials)
  • Experience with quality industry statistics and computations (i.e. Confidence Intervals/Levels, hypothesis testing, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with industrial 3D printing product development
  • Experience with Reliability Testing




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


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland