SDM (Stratasys Direct Manufacturing) provides customers with manufacturing solutions that meet their technical and schedule requirements in Additive Manufacturing
Department Summary: The PME group supports this goal with technical expertise in manufacturing, process, advanced materials and applications experience across all technology offerings.
*** This position requires ONSITE presence in Poway, CA facility. The facility technology focus is URETHANE CASTING and CNC MACHINING in metals and plastics. ***
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Consult with project engineering, sales and customers regarding manufacturing capabilities
Assess risk and provide solutions on technical challenges from customers
Perform blueprint/drawing/contract review to allow proper planning and inspection
Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods and work flow
Write and maintain Work instructions, BOMs, process specifications and reports
Design tooling and fixtures and provide written instructions and training on their use
Help resolve bottlenecks in production
Interface with suppliers to secure services necessary to meet customer requirements.
Support other departments regarding production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes
Provide technical review for QC, non-conformances and CAPAs
Provide data driven analysis to manufacturing issues
Implement various reporting tools and/or techniques
Assist in communicating data to target audiences and
Facilitate/empower response to data findings
Drive local facility operations initiatives such as
Continuous process improvement; LEAN objectives
Efficiency metrics derived from analyzing process variables
Other tasks as required by the Manager of Process/Manufacturing Engineering
Foster strong collaboration between all departments within Operations
Demonstrates commitment to Stratasys Core Values by leading, acting and behaving in a manner consistent with these values.
Follows all company safety policies and procedures and attends all safety trainings related to the job.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is subject to change at any time in order to meet the business needs of Stratasys.
Essential Education, Skills and Experience:
Basic Qualifications:(absolute minimum requirements for the role; measurable and/or quantifiable)
Due to the nature of products made at Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, the incumbent is required to be a US citizen or Permanent Resident Alien
Four-year degree in mechanical engineering and a minimum of 5 years combined experience in engineering and/or manufacturing operations with a working knowledge of polymer materials and design for manufacturing in additive and conventional manufacturing industries
Experience designing complex 3D parts/mechanical systems in CAD, generating technical drawings; proficient in GD&T
Structured problem solving skills including demonstrated use of DMAIC, Root Cause analysis, SPC, FMEA, Fish-Bone diagrams, 5 Whys, etc…
Computer proficiency with MS Office and Solidworks; pivot tables and extensive formula use in Excel required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong relational skills both inter-personal and organizational. Experience with cross cultural communication/collaboration
In depth knowledge of Rapid Prototyping/Additive Mfg industry and technologies (polymer specific)
Demonstrated experience in implementing Lean Manufacturing principles
Preferred Qualifications:(would add value to the role)
Experience with PPAP packages, control plans and design of experiments desired
Experience with Aerospace and Medical Device specs and regulations desired
Proficiency with Python programming language desired
Well versed in polymer material science
Ability to work well with others.
No direct reports
Works in both a pleasant office environment with other department staff, as well as on the manufacturing floor utilizing a computer workstation and various software applications. You will be exposed to noise, chemical, dust and machinery.
Specific work schedule is coordinated with direct supervisor
Travel requirement: 10 %
Internal Number: 24261
About Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
In 2014, global 3D printing company Stratasys combined established service providers Solid Concepts, RedEye and Harvest Technologies to form Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. Together, we became the innovative leader of 3D printing and advanced manufacturing services.
Over our combined three decades of industry experience, we’ve honed our engineering and manufacturing expertise across a range of additive and conventional technologies. As true pioneers in 3D printing, we have developed processes and materials that optimize and enhance what can be achieved in manufacturing.
We leverage seven manufacturing locations and the largest capacity in North America to ensure every customers’ project is a success. Serving tens of thousands of customers at all stages of product development, we make it easier for businesses to bring quality products to market faster.