Mechanical Engineer II

Billerica, MA
Engineering /
Full Time /
Boston Materials: Go Beyond Limits

Organizations turn to Boston Materials to unlock business opportunities that are limited by material-level challenges. Our first-of-a-kind advanced materials are conductive and durable like metal, yet light like plastic. The underlying technology is a material made by vertically aligning carbon fibers, resulting in highly efficient energy dissipation properties. Backed by our proven manufacturing processes and customer validation in performance-critical applications across industries, Boston Materials can help you go beyond limits.
Boston Materials is committed to identifying high-growth opportunities that can profoundly enhance societal well-being and prosperity yet are currently limited by material-level challenges. We have identified three key focus areas that demand immediate resolution through the application of cutting-edge advanced materials:
·        Beyond Moore’s Law: Materials that Unlock Semiconductors
·        Beyond Diesel: Materials that Unlock Hydrogen Fuel Cells
·        Beyond Mach 5: Materials that Unlock Hypersonic Aircraft
In these strategic domains, Boston Materials seeks to establish itself as an industry leader and invites individuals with a passion for innovation to join us on this journey. We actively seek talented individuals who share our vision and aspire to contribute.

The Purpose of this Role

Boston Materials is seeking a Mechanical Engineer who is passionate about designing effective components, tooling, and equipment to solve complex challenges and unlock new business opportunities in high-tech markets. Key customer and production programs will rely on your designs and recommendations. You will be a key member of our team, using your exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills to analyze data, organize technical findings, and recommend solutions that enhance the performance and functionality of Boston Materials products. This is a thrilling opportunity to be part of a team that is driving advancements in making and leveraging never-before-seen advanced materials, and for you to make a real impact at a global level!

The Impact You Will Make in this Role:

    • Support product development from concept stages to full-scale production for a diverse range of products and applications.
    • Design and implement systems and components that service the mechanical engineering needs of both internal teams and customer programs.
    • Use SolidWorks and Ansys to support projects ranging from custom fixture to machine design.
    • Work on multidisciplinary projects, often integrating polymer/composite mechanics, thermal analysis, fluid transfer, and electrical systems.
    • Prepare technical reports, presentations, SOPs, WIs, and other documentation to communicate findings to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with other departments, including manufacturing and product management, to ensure that mechanical systems and components meet customer needs and expectations.
    • Develop and maintain technical documentation, including drawings, specifications, SOPs, WIs, and test reports.
    • Independently operate CNC, 3D printers, various machine shop and power tools.

Your Skills and Expertise:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
    • At least 3 years of experience in mechanical design, analysis, and testing.
    • Strong understanding of engineering principles, including mechanics, materials, and thermodynamics.
    • Experience with CAD, PDM, and proficiency in creating 3D models and technical drawings.
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Experience with CNC machining/programming is a plus.

Summary of benefits:

    • Health, Vision & Dental – Boston Materials pays 75% of Health, Vision and Dental Care coverage for employee and dependents
    • 401(k) plan
    • 4 weeks of supplemental Paid Paternity and Family Leave
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Holidays: 14 days/year
Boston Materials is an EOE and at the forefront of materials innovation, the key to which is 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.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis.