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Manufacturing Operations Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Job Description


The Engineering Services Department is seeking an entry level/early career staff member to operate and maintain our metal additive manufacturing facilities in support of national security and energy programs\. The candidate will serve as the prime contact for technical expertise to plan, design, set up, modify, optimize and monitor additive manufacturing processes\. The successful candidate will work with other engineers and scientists to ensure product and system requirements are taken into account from product conception to final results\. The staff member will provide technical support to production, purchasing of material, and analytical service operations\. The staff member will also be expected to maintain safe and effective daily operations, manage tactical day\-to\-day technical issues for areas and components or materials and resolves problems expeditiously\. The staff member will liaison with research and development organizations to ensure Sandia is at the forefront of ground\-breaking research relative to the field of additive manufacturing\.


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant STEM discipline or equivalent combination of completed STEM education and relevant engineering and operations experience

Experience working in a laboratory environment

Experience with directed energy deposition of metal powders for additive manufacturing

Able to obtain a Q clearance


Demonstrated expertise operating an Optomec MR\-7 and/or 3\-D Systems ProX 300 \(or similar tools\)

Demonstrated ability to document techniques and results

Experience maintaining laboratory operations and infrastructure

Demonstrated ability to maintain a safe working environment

Demonstrated ability to team across disciplines

Department Description:

Engineering Services includes the machine shop, inspection, TAG and Environmental Testing, and the Electronic Prototype Lab\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.