Additive Manufacturing Technician, 2nd Shift

Job Title
Additive Manufacturing Technician, 2nd Shift
Job ID
Durham,  NC 27709
Other Location
Job Summary:
The Additive Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for the operation of 3D LBPF metal printers, including CAD model review, build preparation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain strong internal working relationships across restor3d.
  • Understand the objectives, responsibilities, and mission of the Operations department and work towards those goals.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; adapt for changing conditions.​​​​​​
  • Full operation of 3d metal printers. Includes machine unload, setup, operation, maintenance and general upkeep and troubleshooting. ​​​​​​
  • CAD model review, build preparation and general software support for metal printers. ​​​​​​
  • Reviewing model drawings and processing requirements and creating device records. ​​​​​​
  • Aid in post-processing steps done on common shop equipment (micro-blasting, grinding wheel, deburring tools). ​​​​​​
  • Aid in testing of verification samples on hydraulic and electronic test frames. Support R&D engineers during testing of devices for other purposes. Follow all appropriate safety precautions, including usage of PPE and maintaining lab cleanliness. ​​​​​Visual inspection of manufactured goods as part of quality-controlled process.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • High school diploma required
  • Some college education is preferred.
  • Preference given to technical training and degree work.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a regulated industry, including adherence to proper paperwork protocols and good quality practices
  • Ability to routinely lift 35 lbs during shift
  • Ability to stand for 3+ hours during shift
  • Strong visualization skills

Skills, Abilities, Competencies Required:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work accurately in a fast-paced, hectic, ever-changing environment with strong attention to detail.​​​​​
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor own work to ensure quality, accuracy, and thoroughness.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time-management skills.
  • Able to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Position may involve the use of:
    • Basic hand tools
    • Direct Metal Printers
    • Polymers 3D Printers
    • Media Blasting Cabinet
    • Testing Frames
    • Cleaning and Inspection Equipment
    • Respirator and fire-retardant PPE

retor3d is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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