Careers at Shaper

Based in San Francisco with offices in Stuttgart, Germany, Shaper was founded in 2012 with a mission of making precision cutting easy and accessible to craftspeople everywhere, beginning first with a handheld CNC router called Origin.

Today, Shaper supports thousands of woodworkers and craftspeople around the globe with the simple approach of developing tools to meet users' needs, rather than expecting users to conform to the tools.

Careers at Shaper

Our team is composed of experts from a wide variety of backgrounds, including computer vision, machine design, film, consumer electronics, woodworking, augmented reality, and more. This breadth and depth of experience provides the unique perspective necessary to create a radically different class of software and hardware. Do you have something to add to the mix?

Benefits that Matter

  • Flexible vacation, personal, and sick time needs
  • Outstanding medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their immediate family
  • Generous family and parental leave policy
  • 401k plan with a percentage match
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Employee discount on tools from Shaper and our partner brands (Festool, SawStop, Tanos)
  • Access to a full 5000 sq ft woodshop in our San Francisco office complete with experienced woodworkers on staff and all the materials you need
Current Openings

We’re designing power tools from the future. Come join us.

Electrical Engineer
Hardware Engineering (Electrical) | San Francisco

As an Electrical Engineer at Shaper you will join a cross functional team of subject-matter experts to design robotic power tools that will be used by craftspeople around the world. In this role, you will be expected to execute on the entirety of the electrical product design lifecycle: product inception, design, prototyping, validation, reliability, manufacturing, and sustaining development.

Base Salary Range: $100,000 - $130,000 a year

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Manufacturing Engineer
Hardware Engineering (Mechanical) | San Francisco

You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining manufacturing processes across all our hardware product lines in our global supply chain. You will identify opportunities to optimize existing processes and work to implement improvements at our component suppliers and at final assembly sites.

Base Salary Range: $100,000 - $135,000 a year

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Senior Mechanical Engineer
Hardware Engineering (Mechanical) | San Francisco

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer at Shaper, you will help create future products that redefine making. You will own the design and development of mechanisms and mechanical assemblies and build them into our future generation products. You will collaborate closely with our Concept Engineering team, embedded systems, software, component suppliers, and contract manufacturers.

Base Salary Range: $150,000 - $180,000 a year

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Senior Software Quality Engineer (SQE)
Software Engineering | San Francisco

We’re looking for an engineer to join us who has a strong automated testing background and woodworking experience (or the desire to learn). If the idea of being hands-on tools and running manual tests in our 5000 sq foot workshop and then figuring out how to automate them is appealing to you, you’ll love this role.

Base Salary Range: $140,000 - $175,000 a year

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