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3d Printing Production Associate 2nd Shift

FATHOM Hartland, WI (Onsite) Full-Time
Fathom is one of the largest digital manufacturing platforms offering on-demand manufacturing in North America. With more than 90 large-platform industrial-grade 3D printing machines and a national footprint with more than 450,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity across 12 facilities, Fathom seamlessly blends in-house capabilities across plastic and metal additive technologies, CNC machining, injection molding & tooling, urethane casting, sheet metal fabrication, and design and engineering.

With over 50 years of industry experience, Fathom is at the forefront of the industry 4.0 digital manufacturing revolution serving clients in the technology, defense, aerospace, medical, automotive and IOT sectors. Fathom’s extensive certifications include ISO 9001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 Design, ISO 13485:2016, AS9100:2016, NIST 800-171 and ITAR.

Production Associate Position Summary:

Production Associate is responsible for finishing, additive and breakout work to support level 1 and level 2 tasks within the production departments. This may include but not limited to;

  • Assembling a product or components of product and finishing the product through priming, lamination, gluing, sanding, trimming, glazing and other processes. May perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them, rather than bring assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis.
  • Producing 3D printed objects on a host of industry leading additive manufacture machines. Focus of the responsibility is preparing the models once they have been built on the 3D printer. This includes, but is not limited to, removing support material, inspecting parts for build defects and abnormalities, fixing broken models, preparing necessary paperwork for shipping, packaging and inspecting order for accuracy, and ensuring shipment is received by specified shipper to achieve required deadlines.

Finishing Department Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares parts for painting by sanding and sandblasting and filling with epoxy and polyester filler
  • Assembles rapid prototype, fiberglass and injection molded parts
  • Gel coats, Laminates and de-molds composite/fiberglass parts
  • Trims rapid prototype, fiberglass and injection molded parts
  • Installs brass inserts in rapid prototype, fiberglass and injection molded parts

Additive Department Key Responsibilities:

  • Remove printed jobs from 3D printers and perform immediate post build preventative maintenance.
  • Operate Additive machines (3D printers)
  • Remove Support material and structures for 3D printed models
  • Load machines with additive material and post process material to recycle for the next build
  • Prepare machine for builds by cleaning machine post build and perform preventative maintenance.
  • Remove build from 3D printers.
  • Remove Support structures from 3D models using, hand tools, grinders, chisels, and orbital sanders
  • Inspect, package, and ship orders when completed.
  • Maintain good shop hygiene by regularly organizing and cleaning tools and shop spaces.
  • Communicate order details and non-conformances to department supervisor.
  • Update order details in Manufacturing Execution software (Streamics, Infor) and provide notes on shipping and tracking.

Production Associate Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education (GED)required.
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated success in a similar role is preferred
  • Experience in design for manufacturing and assembly techniques preferred
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Experience with hand held tools
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Willingness to be flexible and apply new programs and technology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid problem-solving skills/techniques.
  • Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
  • Able to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility.
  • Ability to read & write English
  • Experience reading work orders & part drawings
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as in a team environment
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment

Fathom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, (example some states have a marital status protected), for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing information about compensation. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Fathom is an EOE, including disability/vets.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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