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Join the AF 3D Printer Filament Production Team!

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Are you passionate about 3D printing, American manufacturing, and want to be part of a team that is revolutionizing the filament industry? American Filament is currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our team and run our state-of-the-art extrusion line to produce high-quality filament.

Location: Huntsville, AL

Position Type: Part-Time, transitioning to Full-Time

About Us:

American Filament is a leading manufacturer of high-quality 3D printer filament. We are committed to innovation, quality, and sustainability in the 3D printing industry. Our team is growing, and we are looking for a dedicated Extrusion Line Operator to join our production floor.

Job Summary:

As an Extrusion Line Operator, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining a single screw extrusion line to manufacture 3D printer filament. You will also handle the packaging of orders for shipment and maintain the cleanliness and organization of the production floor. This role is crucial in ensuring the efficient operation of our production line and the delivery of high-quality products to our customers. This position will initially be part-time, with the expectation of transitioning to full-time in the future as our production needs increase.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate a single screw extrusion line to produce 3D printer filament according to established procedures.
  • Monitor machine performance and adjust settings as needed to ensure consistent quality.
  • Keep accurate records of production data, including quantities produced, materials used, and any deviations from standard operations.
  • Conduct routine maintenance on extrusion equipment.
  • Package finished filament spools.
  • Label and box orders for shipment.
  • Perform material handling using equipment such as pallet jacks, carts, and hand trucks.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, following all safety protocols.
  • Assist with maintaining overall production flow.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions or safety concerns to the supervisor.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and present suggestions to leadership.
  • Associates will work in a manufacturing environment and must be available to work any shift, weekends, and/or overtime as required.
  • May be required to perform additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Strong understanding of safety procedures in a production setting.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to quality control.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to learn new skills quickly.
  • Capable of performing physical tasks such as lifting up to 50 lbs, standing for extended periods, and performing repetitive motions.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check process.

What We Offer:

  • Pay: $15-$20 /hour (based on experience).
  • Eight paid holidays every calendar year and Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Expected hours: Between 25 and 40 hours depending on production needs.
  • Comprehensive on-the-job training will be provided, offering you the chance to gain expertise in extrusion technology, 3D printing, and advanced    manufacturing processes.
  • Opportunities to advance to full-time positions and leadership roles as our company expands.
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • The chance to be part of an innovative team in a growing industry.

If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and be part of a team that is shaping the future, we want to hear from you!

Click here to apply now

Join us in our mission to provide 3D printing enthusiasts with the highest quality filament and help bring their creations to life. We look forward to welcoming you to the American Filament family!


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