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Additive Manufacturing Technician

Additive Manufacturing Technician


Additive Manufacturing Technician will support the Additive department with the operation, set up, and maintenance of multiple additive manufacturing systems to support the growth and operation of Additive Manufacturing.

Duties and responsibilities

The Additive Manufacturing Technician’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Setup and maintenance of multiple Additive Manufacturing machines
  • Manage Raw Material Inventories, and the issue and return of raw materials to the machines.
  • Manage consumable satellite stations
  • Operate and maintain PRS (Powder Recovery System)
  • Run Wire EDM machine to remove residual material from Build Plate
  • Exercise exceptional care and skill when handling all Additive Department equipment and parts
  • Collaborate with Engineers, Project Managers, and Management to achieve project objectives
  • Meet both quality and scheduling expectations
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment by following the facility and departmental cleaning procedures
  • Operate in a fast paced, ever changing work environment with little supervision
  • Flexibility to cross train in other departments as needed

We expect

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have expertise and proficiency with the following:

  • General knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment commonly found working in a machine shop setting
  • Proficient use of measurement tools including a micrometer and caliper
  • Basic knowledge of and experience with electrical controls, preferably related to modern machine tools
  • Exercises initiative and creativity within assigned project work
  • Proven adaptability and flexibility as part of a team
  • Strong ability to plan and organize tasks
  • Able to complete assignments in an accurate and timely manner
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Exhibits proficient written and verbal communication skills for accurate documentation
  • Ability to comprehend new processes in a short period
  • Ability to multitask while remaining efficient and accurate
  • Self-motivated to work individually and takes good direction
  • Mechanically adept

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

Oerlikon AM is spearheading the revolution that is Additive Manufacturing. We have gathered together a dynamic team with deep industrial knowledge, backed with state of the art facilities worldwide, built specifically for AM. We can provide AM solutions in metal alloys, ceramics and plastic materials. We can support our own AM printing capability with our own metal powder production, research and development, component design, application engineering and finishing. We are pioneering AM for all scales of manufacture from 1 part to series production runs lasting decades, and across all industries.. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, retirement security contribution and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - please send us your application!

Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon AM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Oerlikon AM to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon AM is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions. If you require an accommodation during the application process or for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity please contact Human Resources.