Long Island City, NY
As Director of Operations you will help bring 3D printing out of the prototyping era and into the future by building full-scale, lean manufacturing operations that will produce an ever growing number of unique products. You and your team will reduce lead-time, increase quality and take on new production technologies. You will drive down costs per product so our customers can get their creations at a lower price, and in turn, 3D printing becomes a means for personal manufacturing for all.
You are responsible for our factory of the future in Long Island City, Queens, New York and will:
In this role you will be one of the key players helping Shapeways grow by creating a mature, world-class production environment. You will report to the Global Director of Production and Distribution.
Occasional travel to sister plants to share best practice learnings.
Shapeways is breaking new ground in the field of 3D printing. With our website and marketplace for designers, our goal is to give everyone access to the revolution of additive manufacturing. This isn’t your typical web business – we have a physical product at the back end. If you’d like to work in a dynamic, collaborative, respectful environment where colleagues share ideas and encourage each other to think creatively, Shapeways is just what you’re looking for. Fun is also part of our DNA – a sense of humor is a must! You’ll also have the coolest desk toys anywhere.