Program Manager

Chicago, IL
Program Management
Full Time
About Us:

Fast Radius is the leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions, including application discovery, product design and testing, and production-grade manufacturing.
From entirely new products uniquely enabled by additive manufacturing to global supply chain solutions leveraging a virtual warehouse, Fast Radius brings the future of manufacturing and the supply chain to its clients. Last year, Fast Radius was recognized as one of the 9 companies best “implementing technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution” by the World Economic Forum (WEF)—the only company honored that is based in North America. Fast Radius is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Atlanta, GA and Singapore, as well as a production hub on-site at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, KY.  Visit for additional information.

What We Are Looking For:

Fast Radius supplies the world’s leading global corporations with a comprehensive suite of at-scale production services, from additive manufacturing through injection molding and CNC. Fast Radius is searching for a Program Manager who will lead our Project Engineering team, who serve our largest customers by coordinating internal and external resources to execute projects on time and to the highest standards. This team serves as the single point of contact to the customer throughout a project, from PO execution through ongoing order fulfillment and delivery.


    • Work with commercial team to allocate project engineering resources to new projects
    • Collaborate with commercial team to define achievable program timelines and metrics
    • Work with Key Account Managers to design and implement processes to streamline program management
    • Serve as a first line for issue escalation on active projects
    • Support and coach project engineering team to ensure successful execution of projects
    • Track and record metrics of program success, and prepare high level report outs to upper management
    • Collaborate with supply chain manager to identify margin improvement opportunities and source new suppliers
    • Accountable for project engineering team output


    • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or other applicable technical fields preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years working experience in engineering product/program administration and management and 3 years working with direct reportees
    • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
    • Fundamental understanding of material selection for design, common manufacturing processes, and additive manufacturing
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Self-Starter
    • Time Management Skills
    • Process development and implementation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in applicable technical fields, and/or project management certification
    • Prior experience in a manufacturing setting
    • Familiarity with APQP Process

What Fast Radius Will Provide To You:

    • Opportunity to get in on the ground floor of one of the most exciting growth businesses in Chicago - we are building a world-changing company and are looking for hungry, talented leaders to join us on an exciting journey
    • Competitive compensation and comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits
    • Eligible for stock options in a high-growth business backed by top-tier venture firms
    • Generous vacation policy and office holidays