TCPoly Applications Engineer – Advanced Composites Manufacturing

Roles and Responsibilities

This position will work on both application engineering with customers as well as internal research and development. Working for a startup engineering company, the applicant will be exposed to wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced work environment. The two main areas of focus are working with an internal team to develop next generation composite 3D printing materials, hardware, and control strategies and to work with customers to 3D print heat transfer components. Responsibilities include:

    • Work with customers to design/alter parts to optimize for 3D printing and thermal performance
    • Optimize 3D printing processes to print parts with required dimensional tolerances
    • Fabricate prototype parts to deliver to customers for validation testing
    • Develop standard operating procedures and quality checks for printing new materials
    • Collaborate with other engineers/researchers on R&D projects
    • Develop new composites 3D printing materials and print strategies
    • Travel to visit customers and trade shows (occasional)


    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or closely related discipline.
    • Experience working in a hands-on engineering environment
    • Excellent written, oral, and presentation communication skills
    • Excellent critical-thinking skills and the ability to independently develop creative ideas
    • Ability to manage time wisely and map out experimental plans to meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to contribute collaboratively to a team
    • Experience with 3D printing, heat transfer, or polymer engineering preferred
    • Experience with part design in CAD software preferred

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only