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3D Printed Metal Parts Finisher - 3rd Shift

Company: Proto Labs, Inc.
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionWho is Protolabs?
We are a global digital manufacturer who has developed an industry disruptive software application. Through our suite of service offerings and custom software, we have the ability to manufacture parts in 15 days or less! We are still a young company, but we are rapidly growing across the world and expanding our offerings, most recently acquiring global online manufacturing platform, HUBS.
While we offer a suite of manufacturing services, our North Carolina plant specializes in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), and our 3D Printed Model Finishers are a critical piece to ensuring our customers receive the best quality parts through our finishing processes.

Why pick us?
Joining our team means working with a rapidly growing, award winning, global manufacturing company with a lot of potential. If you enjoy craftsmanship and working with your hands, this is definitely the job for you! 3D Printed Model Finishers are the perfect role to start with at Protolabs and work your way up. You gain the opportunity to work with emerging 3D printing technologies at a large scale, while being able to work autonomously to achieve common and collective team goals in a casual manufacturing environment. In return, we'll invest in you with exceptionally competitive benefits and many opportunities to promote! We take pride in being a team and a community, together we celebrate the W's, we grow together from the L's, and most importantly, together we all make this a great place to work!

What We Offer:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits including but not limited to:

    • Health Insurance: Traditional OR High Deductible plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Health Savings Account (including competitive employer contributions)
    • Dental and Vision
    • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Company-provided Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Paid caregiver leave

    • PTO starting at 15 days/year
    • Education Assistance Program
    • 9 Paid holidays/year
    • Paid Volunteer Hours
    • 401k with company match and immediate vest
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program
    • And more!


      What You'll Do
      Role Overview:
      The Metal Model Finisher is responsible for the safe cleaning and finishing of RP models according to company outlined practices and procedures to meet customer's requirements. The shift available is Tuesday (morning) - Saturday (morning), 12am - 8:30am.
      Details:

      • Clean and finish RP models according to procedures
      • Assist in build removal from DMLS machine
      • Heat treatment of RP models according to procedures
      • Effectively use all checklists associated with the cleaning and finishing of RP models.
      • Maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment and assist with the restocking of supplies.
      • Assist in the removal and disposal of contaminated materials according to procedures
      • Assist in the general clean-up and maintenance of the finishing lab
      • Assist in the general maintenance of equipment and power tools
      • Observe all Safety and Quality procedures
      • Perform other duties as assigned


        What You Need:

        • Must be able to follow instructions and focus on the specific details involved in accurately finishing models
        • Ability to learn proper caliper use for the accurate measuring of dimensions while model finishing
        • Experience with the Windows computing environment would be beneficial
        • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well on a team in a fast paced work environment
        • Must have the ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of both hands to grasp, manipulate and work on small objects
        • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
        • Must demonstrate the ability to learn new techniques
        • Must be able to operate and maintain a laboratory in a clean and safe manner
        • Must read and write English
        • Metal finishing experience a plus
        • Working knowledge of Rotary tools, shop equipment a plus

          Education and Experience:

          • High School Diploma or equivalent


            At Protolabs, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matters
            We are committed to establishing a culture where we celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusivity as a way of life. As we continue to grow, we will purposefully cultivate a safe environment. We will strive to build diverse teams throughout the organization by empowering growth for generations to come. The uniqueness of our employees is who we are as a company. Our pledge is to establish a global culture that invites, recognizes, and embraces all contributions to make a us stronger
            Protolabs maintains ITAR-compliant operations in all of our United States based facilities. Due to ITAR regulations, this role is only open to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nations granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN, or OPT) are not eligible for hire in this role.
            Proto Labs, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
            Physical Demands:
            While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is expected to sit and stand for the entire shift, lift up to 50 pounds waist high, carry up to 50 pounds alone. Essential job duties require reaching, bending, and grasping. Able to read machine-shop gauges and indicators.
            Work Environment:
            Indoors (A/C); nonsmoking; the majority of this job function is performed in a manufacturing setting requiring normal safety precautions (eye protection and hearing protection). Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Proto Labs, Inc., Cary , 3D Printed Metal Parts Finisher - 3rd Shift, Other , Morrisville, North Carolina

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