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3D Systems, Inc. Quality Control/Inspection Technician in Littleton, Colorado

The Quality Control/Inspection Technician is responsible and accountable for the Company’s quality performance. The successful candidate will operate seamlessly within the organization to drive results and establish a quality-based culture. Quality Control/Inspection Technician will help improve 3D Systems' products, services, and processes. This will be achieved, in part, by working with the Advanced Manufacturing team by performing QC tests, audits, perform part measurements, preparing documents and completing records for new and existing products. Products include 3D printers, stereolithography systems, selective laser sintering machines, and all associated materials. //



/Please note this is a temporary position. A transition from Temporary to Full-Time Regular Hire is not guaranteed and is dependent upon, among other things, business needs and individual performance./


  • Work with internal functional areas to measure and maintain quality performance, communicate issues or concerns, assist in resolving issues and assist in achieving quality objectives.

  • Perform product quality audits and inspections of parts, incoming parts, finished goods, manufacturing output and in-process manufacturing activities. After completing these activities, update databases, create reports, implement improvements and train operators as necessary to resolve issues.

  • Execute typical quality systems activities as directed by supervision including but not limited to corrective actions, calibration, inspection and tests, non-conforming materials, audits, etc.

  • Assist manufacturing team and engineering in resolving issues and eliminating defects in manufacturing, supply chain and with customers

  • Prepare reports, one point lessons, improvement plans, quality objectives, metrics, audits and communications to support quality and operating excellence.

  • Perform containment activities such as sorting, inspections, etc. to assist in the resolution of quality issues.

  • Participate in continuous improvement events (kiazens) and lean manufacturing activities such as 5S’s, One Point Lessons, etc.

  • Overtime including weekends may be required to support production schedules.

Education and Training:

  • Technical degree preferred


  • Experience running a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) is preferred but not required

  • One to two years of manufacturing or quality experience

  • ISO 9000 or equivalent experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs.

  • Root Cause Analysis tools and Corrective Action Systems

  • Ability to add, substract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, convert from English to metric

  • Knowledge and experience with measurement hand tools such as calibers, micrometers, plug / thread gages, etc.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures / work instructions

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities; good oral and written communications are essential to the position

  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to follow directions with attention to detail and think independently

Title: Quality Control/Inspection Technician

Location: CO-Littleton

Requisition ID: 20000097