Additive Manufacturing Engineering Tech

Extol is an innovative manufacturing technology company striving to improve plastic products through engineering, plastic assembly technology, custom automation, and 3D printing.

Join our vibrant and energetic team and use your skills to solve customer challenges while getting opportunities to give back to the community. Work-life balance and employee appreciation are essential, and you’ll have both when you work at Extol. Together, we’ll create great outcomes for our customers, the community, and each other.

Are you detail-oriented, innovative, and a team player? Extol is currently looking for an Additive Manufacturing Engineering Technician – Printing for our Digital Development Center (DDC). You will be responsible for the successful printing and unpacking of parts, providing hands-on support in preparing builds, maintaining equipment, and completing initial post-processing steps. This role is also responsible for collaborating with DDC team members to continuously improve processes and the customer experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare customer files for printing in collaboration with AM Project Engineer.
  • Prepare printer build files.
  • Identify daily operational tasks for AM technicians
  • Start prints based on production schedule.
  • Lead preventative maintenance operations.
  • Collaborate with OEM and Service Providers on machine repair requests.
  • Understand and utilize visual management tools in the DDC to accomplish directed daily work.
  • Continuously improve the processes and systems in the DDC.
  • Maintain an organized, clean, and safe work environment

Required Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of build packing methodology.
  • Ability and desire to work in a team.
  • A passion for progressing the additive manufacturing industry.
  • Affinity for hands-on work.
  • Understanding of workplace safety requirements.
  • Zeal to improve methods and processes.
  • Ability to lift 30 – 50 pounds periodically.
  • Associate Degree or similar experience.
  • Experience with 3D printing.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience with MJF and DLP 3D printing.
  • Experience with Solidworks.
  • Experience with machine troubleshooting and repair.
  • Experience with Materialise Magics.

Hours Required: Full-Time, 40 Hours/Week (Average)

Regular Work Schedule: Monday – Friday with weekends as needed. This unique role may require flexible hours and operation of printing equipment outside of Extol’s normal business hours. This will be on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the DDC Ops Lead. Travel is not expected.


General manufacturing environment, daily exposure to machinery and potential non-hazardous chemicals and lubricants.

How To Apply

Interested in joining the Extol Team?

To apply, please send your résumé and cover letter to Make sure to indicate which position you are applying for in the Subject line of the email.

We do NOT use an automated system to review applications. Your résumé will be reviewed by a human!

Extol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.


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