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Proto Labs, Inc.

3D CAD Analyst - Machining

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Proto Labs, Inc.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
Plymouth, Minnesota [MN]
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Position Overview

  Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to use your skills in a successful and growing company? Do you desire a fast-paced, casual work environment that is driven by employees who thrive on innovative thinking? If you have experience with CAD Analysis and a desire to work in an energetic, collaborative environment, then check out this opportunity with Proto Labs! The department hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 7:00am-7:00pm. All applicants must be able to work a set 8 hour shift within this time frame.  


 The successful candidate will have the ability to generate quotes using proprietary software to analyze customer supplied 3D CAD models. Will also have the ability to generate CNC programs to manufacture machined parts using internal software system, develop and maintain knowledge of Firstcut's processes in order to convey benefits and respond to inquiries from customer within quotes, and collaborate with internal resources as necessary. 


Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  •  Mathematical aptitude
  • Strong computer skills
  • Prior experience or ability to learn graphical computer-aided analysis software
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Able to comprehend and follow printed and computer-screen instructions, and take direction from supervisors or technical leads.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience designing machined parts a plus
  • Prior experience operating CAD or CAM software or CNC programming a plus
  •  Education Requirements:  Associate's degree in design or engineer technology, or Bachelor's degree related to math, science, engineering or business. 

    Additional Information

    Physical Demands: While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use a computer keyboard, monitor and mouse, telephone and printer; reach with hands, and arms, talk, see and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop or kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Work Environment: Indoors (A/C); nonsmoking; the majority of this job function is performed in an office setting requiring normal safety precautions. However, there may be job duties that require the employee to spend time in the manufacturing areas exposed to machinery and noise; eye protection occasionally required. Additional Information:  
    Proto Labs' Corporate Headquarters is located in Maple Plain, MN, just minutes west of the 494/394 interchange. Our Rosemount, MN facility is located near the intersection of County Road 42 and Highway 3. Our Plymouth, MN facility is located on Niagara Lane between Highway 55 and County Road 6.  If you meet the qualifications and feel this position is a good match to your skills and interests please apply online at  Proto Labs is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans & Disabilities.

    Proto Labs, Inc.

    Proto Labs has been recognized multiple times as a StarTribune Top 100 Workplace. We’re not only one of the fastest growing companies in the Twin Cities, we’re also the fastest in the world at what we do.