Application Engineer

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Company Name: 
Fast Radius
Job Location: 
Chicago , IL
Contact Name: 
John Nanry
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Job Description

Role: Application Engineer
Level: Entry & Mid-Level
Position: Full-time
Location: West Loop, Chicago, IL
Reports to: Head of Application Engineering

About Us:

Fast Radius is the leading industrial-grade 3D printing and on-demand manufacturer. Strategically partnered with UPS, Fast Radius enables fast production of industrial parts at global scale. We are the end-to-end partner for companies looking to embrace additive and on-demand manufacturing: supporting clients with product design, engineering, testing and validation – all the way to global manufacturing and supply chain. From functional prototypes to real engineered parts produced into the tens of thousands, Fast Radius guarantees quality with the fastest delivery times in the industry. We embrace the full suite of on-demand manufacturing technologies, including the newest innovations in additive manufacturing from Carbon and HP, as well as rapid CNC and Injection molding. Industry-leading global corporations and new innovators are choosing Fast Radius to deliver on the promise of on-demand manufacturing, reduce upfront production costs, accelerate product development and make the once unthinkable goal of ‘zero inventory’ a reality.

In addition to UPS, Fast Radius is backed by some of the leading investment firms in the US, including Drive Capital, Jump Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners and others. The company can be found online at and on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

What we’re looking for:

An Engineering athlete. Someone who has driven product design, industrial design, and application engineering projects. Someone who has taken physical products from concept to market. The Application Engineer will work with our clients throughout the product development and execution life cycle, including: concept development; product design; product architecture and systems design; design for manufacturing; production scale up; and order fulfillment. The Application Engineer will responsible for mechanical engineering and industrial design of products that take advantage of additive manufacturing.


• Managing product development throughout its lifecycle
• Own client engineering relationship
• Stay up to date on latest additive manufacturing technologies including design software, manufacturing equipment, and materials
• Collaborate internally with sales and manufacturing to ensure project success
• Provide feedback on customer designs, including manufacturability and design for additive manufacturing
• Excited and ready to travel to customer sites (up to 50%)


• Between 2-10 years experience (multiple roles open at various levels within the team)
• Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or related field from top-tier institution (Masters degree a plus)
• Prior 3D printing or manufacturing experience/knowledge (a plus but not required)
• Smart, forward-thinkers
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Appreciation for building and working with materials hands on (required)
• Detail oriented and interested in learning more about new manufacturing technologies
• Willingness to dive in for the entire process – from product concept to final part inspection and delivery
• Flexible timing and able to work independently
• Thrives in a fast pace and adaptable environment

What we will provide you:

• Competitive compensation + bonus structure + equity opportunities
• Comprehensive medical benefits, a generous vacation policy and office holidays
• A fun environment to collaborate with like-minded professionals
• Balance work and life with a generous vacation policy, office holidays and flexible working options

How to apply: please reach out directly to a former alum of Tauber and our VP of Manufacturing and Product, John Nanry.

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled