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Manufacturing Assembly Technician - Shift A



Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Velo3D is a technology company that provides the industry’s most advanced fully integrated metal 3D printing solution for mission-critical parts.
Some of the most pioneering companies, including SpaceX, Honeywell, and Lam Research, use the Velo3D solution to drive defense innovation, improve aerospace applications, enhance transportation efficiency, and produce critical oil & gas applications.
While conventional 3D printing and traditional manufacturing methods impose strict design and performance limitations, Velo3D supports true design freedom and allows engineers to build the complex parts they need without compromising performance or quality for manufacturability. In our quest to support tomorrow’s innovations, we enable parts to be printed to exact standards of consistency, quality, and repeatability.
Velo3D has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023. For more information, please visit, or follow the company on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience reading schematics, drawings, work instructions.
  • Adept at building mechanical assemblies and components per mechanical work instructions or drawings.
  • Ability to construct electrical cable assemblies per electrical schematics and test such assemblies.
  • Use reasoning skills to test and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical assemblies to define root cause.
  • Proficiencyusing both hand tools and electrical tools, meters, torque wrenches, etc.
  • Detailed verification of materials received in work area per work order and identification of any discrepancies.
  • Ensure all documentation associated with product builds are correctly filled out and accurate as build progresses.
  • Perform other task as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Must wear steel-toed bootswear protective eyewear.
  • Other personal protective equipment as applicable.
  • May require hearing protection.
  • Frequency of viewing a computer monitor frequency of computer keyboarding.
  • Able to lift a maximum of 50 pounds
  • Able to climb ladders stoop, stretch, squat and stand for long periods of time.

Necessary skills / training:

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Excel.
  • Mechanical aptitude and at least three years of formal or informal hands-on experience with mechanical systems and components.
  • Preference will be given to those possessing experience with metrology equipment or specialized machinery.

The ideal candidate possesses the following characteristics:

  • Excellent work ethic
  • Uncompromising drive for excellence
  • Good organizational skills and ability to keep detailed records.
  • Motivation to identify problem areas and implement new techniques for quality improvement.
  • Honesty and character to admit responsibility for mistakes so that they can be quickly remediated.

The ideal candidate possesses the following characteristics:

  • Able to lift a maximum of 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must wear steel-toed boots.
  • Must wear protective eyewear.
  • May require hearing protection.
  • High frequency of computer keyboarding
  • High frequency of viewing a computer monitor
  • Other personal protective equipment as applicable

Nice to have:

  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Lean methodology experience a plus

Shift Details:

  • Five days a week: Monday-Friday6:00am-2:30pm
  • OT as needed during work week and weekends.
About the Company:
Velo, Velo3D, Sapphire and Intelligent Fusion are registered trademarks of Velo3D, Inc. Without Compromise, Flow, Flow Developer, and Assure are trademarks of Velo3D, Inc.
With the only SupportFree laser powder bed fusion capability, we enable on-demand manufacturing of production quality Titanium, Inconel, and Aluminum parts with an unprecedented degree of design freedom and quality control. The VELO3D award-winning solution includes an integrated offering of hardware and software: Sapphire® metal AM production printer, Flow™ print preparation software, Assure™ quality assurance and control system, and an integrated manufacturing process that runs throughout the printing operation.
Our team enjoys excellent benefits including healthcare coverage and 401(K) employer contributions. We believe in transparency and recognizing exceptional efforts through our monthly all-hands meetings and team member appreciation awards.
Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting compensation for this position is between $49,920 and $72,800. This compensation range reflects the minimum and maximum target for this position in the U.S. The actual compensation is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience, job-related skills, related education, work location, and market demands. The compensation range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In addition to competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, this position may be eligible for other forms of compensation such as participation in a bonus and equity program, as applicable.
Velo3D provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on, race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.