Manufacturing Engineer

Midwest Prototyping is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our staff!


We are looking for a manufacturing engineer who would analyze, review, and improve processes, including those in additive manufacturing, post-processing, finishing, and quality control.  Duties in this role would include:

  • Improve day-to-day manufacturing operations to reduce costs and waste to improve quality and profits utilizing six sigma and statistical quality control.
  • Troubleshoot additive manufacturing processes including internal review, CAPA, audits, or complaints.
  • Utilize technical expertise on manufacturing quality best practices to implement new and innovative methods to improve manufacturing operations.
  • Develop and maintain documented procedures necessary to ensure consistent output of high-quality products including corrective and preventative maintenance plans.
  • Analyze production workflow to improve utilization, optimize efficiencies, and reduce bottlenecks for CLIP, SLS, and SLA.
  • Review product drawings, CAD data, and other specifications to confirm that all customer requirements have been met.
  • Review measuring and qualification activities to ensure proper results are determined, recorded, and reported and that issues with nonconforming products are communicated to the appropriate person.
  • Maximize operational efficiencies by estimating costs and production times for larger scale manufacturing opportunities utilizing the CLIP process.
  • Investigate new additive manufacturing machinery, material testing equipment, and metrology systems and report to management for acquisition.
  • Implement processes to properly operate, maintain, and report data (FAI, FAIR, PPAP) collected with these systems. Develop and support data security and workplace safety programs.



The Manufacturing Engineer position plays an important role at Midwest Prototyping.  To join our team, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Minimum Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical or Electronics Engineering

Minimum Experience and Skills - 2 years engineering experience in industrial 2D or 3D printing, including at least 1 year experience in additive manufacturing and Carbon CLIP 3D printing technology in an additive manufacturing setting; CAD proficient (Solidworks, Netfab, Magics); demonstrated experience in manufacturing environment with materials, costs and production processes; demonstrated experience with ERP, Minitab, Six Sigma, Statistical Quality Control. Knowledge and experience acquired through direct experience or academic research setting acceptable.


We offer health, dental, life, disability, vision insurance; domestic partnership coverage; 401K, FSA, paid training; personal leave, paid holidays.

Job Location

Midwest Prototyping LLC, 10949 Blackhawk Dr., Blue Mounds, WI 53517

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About Midwest Prototyping

One of the nation's largest independent service bureaus, Midwest Prototyping offers a diversified array of 3D printing technologies for both prototyping and production applications. Combined with extensive post-processing finishing services and urethane casting departments, Midwest Prototyping became the first independent additive service bureau to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification. Founded in 2001, the additive-focused organization is committed to providing quality, innovative solutions and service.