Website Avid Product Development

3D Printing Technician


Salary: From $14 an hour

I. Position Mission

Operate and Maintain 3D printers and other production equipment. Unpack, bead-blast and post-process 3D printed parts. Clean and maintain production facility.

II. Organizational Structure

Functional Area:

Production Floor, Post Processing Areas

Immediate Supervisor: Shop Manager

Other key interfaces: 3D Printing Technicians, Engineering Technicians, Operations Manager, All Employees in general

Working Environment and Physical Demands:

Fast-paced production environment. Requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, lifting (weights up to 50 lbs), and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate painting, printing, and processing equipment. The environment is not climate controlled. PPE is required.

FLSA Status

This is a part or full-time position requiring consistent dependable attendance. This position is not exempt from overtime. Temp-to-hire, eligibility for employment status and associated benefits will be reviewed after 90 days.

III. Tasks description – Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Post Process 3D printed parts: 40% of position responsibility

At the direction of the Shop Manager and Engineering Technician; complete all duties as assigned
Maintain focus on safety, ensuring self and other team members are following safety policies and adhering to PPE standards
Ensure all products are being produced to a high level of quality and orders meet production deadlines
Be working at all times, either performing duties to complete orders or maintaining housekeeping/6S
Communicate all concerns, issues, or observations related to safety, quality, or continuous improvement
Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and best practices
Appropriately manage timecard and schedule
3D Printing Equipment Operation: 30% of position responsibility

Operate and maintain printing and processing equipment
Ready printers for upcoming jobs according to production schedule
Unpack completed builds and ready build units for subsequent prints
Facility Upkeep: 20% of position responsibility

Assist Avid production team with all cleaning and maintenance operations
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: 10% of position responsibility

Identify and communicate potential process improvements – assist Operations Manager and Shop Manager on all improvement initiatives
Identify cost savings opportunities (labor and yield) – assist Operations Manager and Shop Manager on all cost savings initiatives.
Commitment to good communication between employees across all shifts to ensure process changes and improvements are implemented consistently and effectively
IV. Additional Task and Responsibilities

Other duties and special projects as assigned
Work directly with the Operations Manager, Shop Manager, and others on special projects as needed.
V. Skills, Intellectual Demands and Job Requirements:


Professional manufacturing or warehouse experience preferred but not required

Fit for doing laborious work for up to 12-hour shifts
Willing to work on a rotating shift, for long hours and overtime as necessary
Willing to learn and put in their best efforts for production
Basic Computer skills
Quality minded
Safety focused
Team player
Capable of working in demanding situations when required
Able to lift and carry up to 49lbs unassisted and 50+ lbs with an assist
Must be able to communicate effectively in English

Must be able to take direction
Must be able to work as a team
Work under compressed timelines and other resource limitations
Must be flexible to learn other duties and positions within the Avid Product Development Organization and perform these duties at the direction of the Operations Manager or Shop Manager

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