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Senior Product Developer at DM Texas - Desktop Metal

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Job Title
Senior Product Developer at DM Texas
Job Location
Richardson, Texas
Job Description

Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) is pioneering a new generation of additive manufacturing technologies focused on the production of end-use parts. We offer a portfolio of integrated additive manufacturing solutions for engineers, designers and manufacturers comprised of hardware, software, materials and services. Our solutions span use cases across the product life cycle, from product development to mass production and aftermarket operations, and they address an array of industries, including automotive, aerospace, healthcare, consumer products, heavy industry, machine design and research and development.  At Desktop Metal, we believe additive manufacturing, commonly referred to as 3D printing, is one of the most exciting and transformational technology innovations of our time.

Senior Product Developer at DM Texas – Industrial Polymers, Product Development Team 

DM Texas is looking for a motivated Senior Product Developer to join our growing Industrial Polymers, Product Development Team. DM Texas makes photopolymer resins for Additive Manufacturing. Our working environment is dynamic with projects and duties changing on a regular basis. If you enjoy a challenge and you are looking for an opportunity to grow your polymer chemistry skill set, then this is the job for you. An advanced degree in chemistry or polymer chemistry is required, as well as a strong work ethic, character, and adaptability.

General Duties and time allocations

  • Screen and synthesize new photopolymer building blocks for Additive Manufacturing (20%)
  • Formulate and compound resins for large format printers and manufacturing applications (35%)
  • Develop printed polymer prototypes (15%)
  • Design and perform tests to measure material responses to known and new processing conditions. Perform analytical tests on designed resins and printed parts (20%)
  • Assist the Product Development Team and Business Development Team as needed. Presents data and project updates to other organizations within DM (5%)
  • Assist in laboratory maintenance (cleaning, inventory, etc.) (5%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong technical background on polymer chemistry, photo-curable materials, acrylic/methacrylic chemistry, and polymer characterization
  • Must possess a strong technical aptitude and teamwork mentality
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing work orders
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills to maintain a cordial and professional demeanor when working with other departments with DM
  • Experience with a Windows computing environment as well as the ability to learn custom software packages
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of chemistry and chemistry principals
  • 1 – 3 years working with photocurable materials
  • 0 – 3 years of industrial research experience or product development working as a team member as well as an individual contributor

Educational requirements:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Polymer Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing experience in photocurable resins, plastics, or rubber industries
  • Experience in an industrial laboratory


At Desktop Metal, innovation is at the core of our DNA. And we believe ground-breaking discoveries are born from diverse teams with unique backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce with equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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Desktop Metal Headquarters Location

Burlington, MA

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Desktop Metal Company Size

Between 1,000 - 2,000 employees

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Desktop Metal Funding Rounds

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  • Post Ipo Debt

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Post Ipo Equity

    $275,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $160,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $65,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $115,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $45,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $4,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $33,760,835 USD

  • Series A

    $14,000,000 USD

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