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As a Model Maker in the Rapid Prototyping Lead position you will be responsible for all 3D printing technologies and oversight including (but not limited to):
Oversee and work closely with RP managed service team members as applicable to daily work flow schedule.
Researching and keeping current with 3D printing technologies including but not limited to hardware, software, and file manipulation techniques.
Facilitate open line of communication with equipment vendors and materials suppliers.
Manage organization of the lab and workspace as needed.
Understand and enforce shop safety requirements for all people accessing the space.
SLS and Polyjet 3D Printing – receive/review requests, organize print jobs, clean parts, maintain printer, deliver parts as needed.
Laser cutting – Utilize laser cutting equipment and techniques for accurate part production.
Machining – have capability to machine parts, modify existing parts per engineer’s instruction using basic manual mill and assorted shop tools
Use basic shop tools to hand fabricate/modify parts and assemblies as needed.
CAD/CAM – Well versed in using CAD and or CAM software and ability to learn new CAD software.
Small Scale Assembly – assemble devices using automated/manual techniques with fasteners and adhesives.
Inventory Management – track quantities of parts and materials received. Coordinate ordering of items in shortage.
Process Documentation – document processes used for device assembly and part fabrication.
Tool Fabrication – design and build simple tools to facilitate device assembling.
Time Management – be able to take project requests/inputs from multiple engineers, estimate effort levels for each project and deliver on time.
Goal Oriented Work Instruction – ability to take requirements for a project, distill them into work items that need to be completed and deliver results.
Work independently when needed to assist problem solving activities.
Assistance to mechanical design engineering.
Work with electrical engineers, industrial designers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, design verification engineers, component engineers and program managers.
3D Printing – 5 yrs.+ experience
The ability to organize, load, and execute submitted file requests per engineers request as well as assist engineers in choosing appropriate technologies based on their needs.
Model Making -5 yrs.+ experience
The ability to use basic shop tools and equipment to hand fabricate/modify parts and assemblies as needed. This entails the ability to design, build, either by fabrication OR reduction methods, in the creation of part components and their assemblies.
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