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Prelude Ventures

Associate Mechanical Engineer



Newark, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023


Company Background:

Holo is enabling digital manufacturing at scale for intricate 3D printed metal parts, designed for additive and optimized for high-performance applications. Built as a spin-out from Autodesk, Holo was founded in 2017 by a team of renowned additive manufacturing experts, engineers and scientists dedicated to applying innovation to change manufacturing. Backed by top tier Silicon Valley investors and strategic partners, Holo’s unique 3D photolithographic process provides true design freedom coupled with material flexibility to address unmet manufacturing needs within growing markets. Holo believes in a sustainable manufacturing future with 99% material utilization and streamlined logistics, requiring less energy with less waste.

Role Description:

This entry level position requires a candidate with a strong background in mechanical engineering fundamentals. The ideal candidate would have the demonstrated technical wherewithal to solve engineering problems of moderate complexity and an ability to validate those solutions. He or she would be expected to display the judgment required to work with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment. Good communication and documentation skills are necessary to engage with multiple stakeholders throughout the organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and troubleshoot problems at a subassembly level complexity. Work with our Hardware Engineering team to generate novel solutions
  • Perform engineering analysis to provide fundamental basis for proposed solutions
  • Work with our Hardware Engineering team to specify, design, or modify engineering schematics, layouts, and detailed drawings
  • Define, perform, and document engineering tests to validate performance to specification
  • Develop quality management system process documentation (work instructions, control plans, and other advanced product quality planning documents)
  • Operate chemical mixing processes to produce slurries used in subsequent processes
  • Observe all safety standards for work on electrical and automated machinery; Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times
  • Operate 3D printers to produce components
  • Operate cleaning and sintering processes to finish components
  • Run various tests on in-process materials and components to verify conformance to requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 0 - 2 years applicable experience

A full benefits package is available, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance 2X annual salary, long-term disability, 401K and FSA/HSA accounts.

  • PREMIUMS 100% of employee premium & portion of dependents paid by company
  • MEDICAL PPO, HMO, HDHP available
  • DENTAL Premier and Standard plans
  • VISION VSP Vision Premier
  • PTO 15 days 0-2 years of service, 17 days 2-4 years, 20 days 4+ years
  • LOA’s Bereavement, maternity/paternity, etc. Integration with CA SDI where appropriate


  • 401k Mass Mutual

Other Pre-Tax Benefits

Commuter Plan, FSA, HSA, Life Insurance (2x annual salary), LTD