People Matter

Machine Operator



Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 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.
Position Overview
A Machine Operator will be responsible for performing all tasks related to the manufacturing and re-manufacturing of Build Plates used in Additive Manufacturing Machines (3D printers). Manufacturing of any and all fixturing and non-standard work holding needed to perform these tasks. Will be asked to consult on the design of certain components and features for ease of manufacturing.
In addition to "build plate" related tasks, a machine operator will be responsible for quick turn machining and re-work of R&D components and hardware for use in the development of new equipment and technology and continued development of existing equipment and technology. A machine operator will also be responsible for machine tool maintenance and upkeep, 5S of the work area, general shop cleanliness, ordering tooling, work holding, tool holding, and materials needed to complete work. A machine operator should be proficient in programming, setup, and running CNC equipment of numerous types and work according to sound and established practices to yield accurate and quality parts.

Required Skills

  • Haas NGC control expertise
  • > Programming
  • > Setup
  • > Probing
  • > General operation
  • Wire EDM
  • > General use and operation of a wire EDM machine
  • CAD Software
  • > Proficient in the use of SolidWorks CAD Software
  • > Proficient in the use of Fusion360 CAD
  • CAM Software
  • > Autodesk HSMWorks (SolidWorks Plugin)
  • > Fusion 360 CAM
  • Cutting tool assembly
  • Machine setup
  • Machine operation
  • Machine leveling and maintenance
About the Company:
Velo, Velo3D, Sapphire and Intelligent Fusion are registered trademarks of Velo3D, Inc. Without Compromise, Flow and Assure are trademarks of Velo3D, Inc.
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 base salary for this full-time position is between $70,000 and $76,000. This salary range reflects the minimum and maximum target for this position in the U.S. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience, job-related skills, related education, work location, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In addition to a competitive base salary 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.