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Laika Recruiting RP 3D Printer Technician

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RP 3D Printer Technician

Category: Other
Company: Laika
Location: Hillsboro (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

General Summary

The RP Lead 3D Printer Technician is responsible for set-up, maintenance, calibration and cleaning of the 3D Printing Rapid Prototype equipment. This position works closely with RP leadership to maximize production output, improve efficiencies in processes, understand changes in technology and ensure that 3D assets are ready for the next step in the production process.

Essential Job Functions

Work Closely with RP leadership for daily priorities.
Manage daily prints on all 3D printers.
Work very closely with printer companies to test and calibrate equipment.
Keep maintenance records.
Work closely with Texture artists to insure color consistency and accuracy.
Eliminate downtime of equipment through regular scheduled maintenance.
Maintain, track and order consumables including resin, power and color cartridges.
Track all parts printed Cost coding when appropriate.
Work closely with the various Coordinators to meet the changing demands of the production schedule.
Perform replacement animation stage tests and troubleshoot.
Troubleshoot equipment problems and resolves software and mechanical issues.
Clean, prep, sand and paint 3D printed parts when needed.
Keep the printer rooms and RP room clean and organized.


B.S./B.A. in film, art or related field or equivalent combination of education/or experience.
Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
Experience with Excel and Microsoft Word required to track inventory and process.
Knowledge of both Linux and Mac operating systems.
Maya 3D Modeling experience, a plus.
Stop Motion and prior production experience a plus.
2 years of related experience working with RP machines.
Extremely detail oriented and organized.
Basic modeling making and painting skills required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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