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Senior Manufacturing / Green Belt Engineer - Strayasys Direct - Valencia, CA

Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  Valencia
Job ID:  28661
Category:  Manufacturing & Operations

LOCATION: Valencia, CA


Do you enjoy working with new technology?  SDM (Stratasys Direct Mfg) provides customers with "awesome" manufacturing solutions that meet their technical and schedule requirements in Additive Manufacturing. The Process Manufacturing Engineering (PME) group supports this goal with technical expertise in manufacturing, process, advanced materials and applications experience across all technology offerings.


  • This Senior Manufacturing / Green Belt Engineer, will create manufacturing capabilities
  • Use strong Six Sigma Black/Green Belt experience to implement process improvements and lean manufacturing principles
  • Assess risk and provide customer solutions for technical challenges
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods and work flow
  • Interface with suppliers to secure services necessary to meet customer requirements
  • Support other departments regarding production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes

As a part of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, 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. 



  • Four-year degree in mechanical engineering and a minimum of 8 years combined experience in engineering and/or manufacturing operations with a working knowledge of polymer materials and design for manufacturing in additive and conventional manufacturing industries
  • Designing complex 3D parts/mechanical systems in CAD, generating technical drawings; skilled in GD&T
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt projects (implement process improvements, lean manufacturing principles using structured problem-solving skills including demonstrated use of DMAIC, Root Cause analysis, SPC, FMEA, Fish-Bone diagrams, 5 Whys, etc…)
  • Experience with MS Office and Solidworks; pivot tables and extensive formula use in Excel required
  • Experience working in a cross cultural and collaborative environment


  • Experience with Rapid Prototyping/Additive Mfg industry and technologies
  • Experience with APQP and PPAP tools, Control Plans and Designs of Experiment desired
  • Experience with Aerospace and Medical Device specs and regulations desired
  • Prior experience with Python or similar programming language desired



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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.


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. All offers of employment with Stratasys, Inc are contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

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