Industrial Designer / Engineer - ForeLight, Inc. - Benjamin Franklin Institute Of Technology

Industrial Designer / Engineer - ForeLight, Inc.

Ref No:18101010-2148-2369
Published Date:21 Sep 2018

Company Profile:

ForeLight is at the technological forefront of a new green revolution. Its scalable “farming with physics” platform takes indoor industrialized photosynthesis to the next level, creating sustainable, natural alternatives to artificial colors and other synthetic ingredients currently used in food, animal feed and personal care products. ForeLight’s approach is constructed to drive down costs and increase consistency through innovative design, simplification and repetition, with an ultimate goal of realizing the potential for large-scale, carbon negative agriculture.

Description of Duties:

Production System Design •Ongoing design and development of proprietary biomass production technology, in close collaboration with CTO and other members of manufacturing and operations staff •Design and development of related components and support structures in a rapid prototyping environment •Creation and maintenance of CAD models; conversion of CAD files to additive manufacturing formats Additive Manufacturing Support •Management and operation of ForeLight’s state-of-the-art additive manufacturing equipment suite •Core member of team developing overall manufacturing strategy and approach including methods and materials performance. This is a full-time position, but part-time opportunities may be available for qualified candidates.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science or equivalent experience in industrial design, engineering design, architecture or other engineering discipline (e.g. electrical, mechanical, structural). Fluency in computer aided design software (AutoCAD or equivalent) required. The ideal candidate will have direct experience designing for additive manufacturing processes, including competency with slicing programs (e.g., Simplify3D, Slic3r); familiarity with various types of additive manufacturing equipment and processes (FDM, VAT photopolymerization, etc.); and experience working with a variety of materials (PLA, ABS, nylon, PET, PMMA, glass, ceramic, carbon fiber), particularly plastics and polymers. Familiarity with, or an interest in, biomimetic, parametric and architectural design a plus. In addition, the Industrial Designer will be expected to contribute to strategic discussions regarding ongoing IP development, materials and production methods. The Designer will be self-driven and thrive in a collaborative, high growth, rapid prototyping and problem-solving culture.

How to Apply Guideline:

  • Please send resume to:

Julie Moffitt at

Equal Opportunity Notification We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Students and alumni will be accepted and assigned to job opportunities and otherwise treated without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability, as well as other classifications protected by applicable state or local laws.