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Zetta Venture Partners
Zetta Venture Partners

Production Engineer

Focal Systems

Focal Systems

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

About the Company

Focal Systems is the industry leader in retail AI solutions. We are a Silicon Valley-based startup that has more than doubled in size every year since its inception. We are a Deep Learning first company. Our mission is to automate and optimize brick and mortar retail using deep learning computer vision. Focal Systems has been deployed at scale with the top retailers in the world. We are looking for smart, creative, and passionate people who want to help build a great and enduring company and deploy Deep Learning to the world!

What you will be responsible for:

  • 3D Printer Project Oversight - Operating and Maintaining our print farm during production runs
  • Experience with repairing and maintaining Prusa Mk3 printers is a plus
  • Assembly, quality assurance and analysis of prototype hardware
  • Assembly and post-processing of 3D printer parts
  • Assembly and processing of raw materials that are used in our builds
  • Work with the Supply Chain team to ensure material readiness, production schedule adherence, and timely shipments of Focal Systems hardware around the globe
  • Assist the Hardware Team in hardware testing and validation
  • Create production SOPs to optimize in-house production while maintaining a high level of quality and standards

What we are looking for:

  • Someone who is highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Someone with a knack for tinkering and a mechanical inclination
  • A individual who is both a team player and independent enough to see tasks individually to completion
  • Someone who is excited to learn about technology, hardware development and rapid prototyping, who wants to build their career with us
  • Experience working with Prusa or similar FDM 3D Printers, SLA printers, CNC machining, and utilizing hand and power tools.

Why Focal Systems Strong Values and Mission:

We are a tightly-knit team with an ambitious mission and a strong set of core values, which define our approach to business and have successfully guided us since inception.

Exceptional Team: We are a team of hard-working, fun-loving professionals from some of the most eminent universities, research labs, and tech companies of our time. We pride ourselves on recruiting exceptional individuals to help us redefine the state-of-the-art.

Outstanding Partners: We work with 10+ of the largest retailers in the world and have a world-class roster of investors, advisors, and partners to support & advise us in our endeavors.

Job Types: Temporary, Internship, Contract, Part-time, Full-time

Pay: $30.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Francisco, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • BSME in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline (Preferred)


  • 3D Printing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Supply Chain Exposure: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Familiarity with Rapid Prototyping Concepts (Preferred)

Work Location: In person