Careers

The FabLight is an industry-disrupting laser cutter that cuts both metal sheets and tubes. Our goal is to democratize access to high performance laser cutting. We have a working prototype, and we’re getting ready to bring it to market.

We are working to be a truly equal opportunity employer, and we are looking to build a diverse team at our new company from the beginning.



Manufacturing Engineer

Want to join our manufacturing team to put our metal laser cutter into production? You’ll be:

  • Leveraging your manufacturing experience to design our purchasing, stockroom, assembly, and QA workflows
  • Creating manufacturing drawings and building relationships with vendors
  • Helping scale our manufacturing system to produce thousands of machines a year
  • Sharing your experience and ideas with the team in planning and review sessions
  • Building the business with us!

Required qualifications

  • A degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience in manufacturing
  • 2 or more years of industry experience, or experience shipping hardware products
  • Ability to create manufacturing drawings in Solidworks
  • You’re very familiar with MRP/ERP systems
  • You have a passion for manufacturing and efficiency
  • You love learning, growing, and collaborating

Bonus qualifications

  • You’re a maker in your free time, and have made things for fun or profit
  • You’ve built a CNC machine of some kind
  • You’ve put a machine tool of some kind into production
  • You’ve built a CNC machine of some kind

If interested, email jobs@3dfablight.com with a resume and something that shows off your skills, such as an online portfolio. Also, send a link to a CAD file that is representative of your manufacturing drawing skills.

Senior CAD/CAM C++ and JavaScript Software Engineers (two positions)

Join our software team to make it simple for people to go from idea, to computer, to finished product. You’ll be:

  • Leveraging your C++ OR JavaScript skills (two positions) to build browser-based CAD software that makes it easy to design tube and sheet assemblies
  • Enabling user customization of parts with joints, holes, and engravings
  • Writing CAM software to export files to the machine
  • Helping with other software optimization, including on the machine itself
  • Building the business with us!

Required qualifications

  • Proven clean coding skills in JavaScript OR C++
  • Proficient knowledge of computational geometry, with a solid math foundation
  • 2 or more years of industry experience, or equivalent experience shipping a software product that people love

Bonus qualifications

  • You’ve got JavaScript AND C++ skills
  • You have experience working with 2D and 3D geometry libraries, including WebGL
  • You’ve worked with CAD/CAM, as either a user or developer (or both)
  • You’ve built a CNC machine of some kind
  • You have a passion for software as it relates to making and manufacturing

If interested, email jobs@3dfablight.com with a resume and something that shows off your skills, such as a GitHub account or online portfolio. Include "[fablight CADCAM]" in the subject line.

Design Intern

Want to come help build our business, and also use the machine for personal projects? We’re located in Burlingame, CA, just minutes from Millbrae Caltrain/BART station. You’ll help:

  • Assist with manufacturing our first production machines
  • Design new components for the machine
  • Continue dialing in the performance of the laser cutter
  • Use the machine to cut metal for your own projects!

If interested, email jobs@3dfablight.com with a resume and something that shows off your skills, such as an online portfolio.