Quality Lab Technician - Stratasys

Country/Region: US

State: MN

City: Eden Prairie

Job ID: 36763

Category: Manufacturing & Operations

Make it first; make it better.

As the original 3D pioneers with a track record of firsts over 30+ years, we have defined our industry and shaped the development of 3D printing since the beginning. Today, we invest in our people and our technology to ensure that we continue to lead the industry with the next generation of 3D innovation – setting new standards for speed and accuracy. We aim to recruit the very best to help us create new 3D solutions that will shape the future – improving it for millions of people worldwide. We believe in leading from the front.

Stratasys is currently seeking a Quality Lab Technician to join our Eden Prairie Quality department. This department works in the manufacturing of 3D printers and materials. In this role you will be responsible for evaluating, implementing, and monitoring quality using laboratory analysis tools and documentation systems. You will conduct regular checks to ensure quality processes are being followed in all steps of the material development process. A couple other duties will include:

  • Perform testing, interpret experimental data, and communicate results
  • Support Engineering with product characterization
  • Maintain inventory of lab supplies and maintain cleanliness
  • Troubleshoot and lead root cause analysis for testing and instrumental issues.

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.


  • Associates/Technical degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience with analytical, mechanical, and thermal testing
  • Proficient experience in testing and analysis of test results in a manufacturing environment


  • Experience in polymer or additive manufacturing
  • Experience with instruments such as tensile and flexural mechanical testing, DSC, MFI, rheology, microscopy, etc.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: 5% local travel

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.