Quality Lab Lead


Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job ID:  50823
Category:  Manufacturing & Operations

LOCATION: Eden Prairie, MN


Make the most of our world.

Our business is truly global and our culture is eclectic and inclusive. Worldwide we employ a remarkably diverse group of very talented people. People drawn to work with us by a shared curiosity, a desire to think differently. We value people who bring with them unique cultural and professional experiences. Our business thrives on their distinctive perspectives and fresh ideas. And in every location, we challenge our employees to learn, develop and grow with us. We believe in the potential of people.


In the position of Quality Lab Lead you will be responsible for assisting the Quality leadership with daily coordination of work activities and the development of production employees, ensuring safety, quality, policies, and procedures are followed and schedules are achieved supporting Operations and R&D. This position will also evaluate, implement, and monitor quality using laboratory analysis tools and documentation systems by testing the physical, mechanical, and thermal properties of samples, record and review laboratory data.  


Other duties and responsibilities are:


As a part of Stratasys, this position requires access to information and/or technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or, green card holder), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Quality Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience with analytical, mechanical, and thermal testing to include plastics and thermal, mechanical and physical testing
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Proficient technical writing of procedures and work instructions
  • Proficient in developing and understanding data and Pareto charts as well as the ability to present and summarize to management
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects to include initiative to work with other internal departments to identify cross functional solutions and make recommendations for improvements


  • Polymer or additive manufacturing experience
  • Experience with instruments such as tensile and flexural mechanical testing, DSC, MFI, rheology, microscopy, etc. 
  • ERP Software, Agile
  • Validation experience
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)




There’s a reason Stratasys is a world leader.


For over 30 years we’ve been pioneering 3D Printing technology, solving problems, questioning, inventing and reinventing. Continually asking, “How can we help our customers turn a great idea into a great success?”.


It’s what drives us. Because we want our customers to succeed.

We provide the best products, services and support great thinking deserves.

Giving your ideas the best possible chance of making it. Make it better. Make it with Stratasys.


Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from CAD data for the aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods and education industries. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct. Stratasys has over 2,000 employees, holds over 1,200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 30 awards for its technology and leadership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis