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Read on for the latest career moves, facility openings, and job opportunities from Xometry, NOA Brands America, 9T Labs, Xaar, and more.
3D Printing and Scanning Technician at NOA Brands America
Lafayette-based manufacturer NOA Brands America is seeking a 3D Printing and Scanning Technician to be responsible for operating its in-house 3D printers and 3D scanners.
The successful candidate will be tasked with 3D scanning objects, mannequins, or live models for developmental project needs and for scanning products for digital archives. The role will also involve performing routine maintenance and repairs on the company’s in-house 3D printers, keeping an inventory of all necessary materials, and follow 3D scanning and printing schedules.
In addition to possessing a high mechanical aptitude, the ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of 3D printing and design processes and a working knowledge of CAD and 3D scanning. A degree in industrial design, engineering, 3D design or similar is also required, as is two or more years of work experience with 3D printers.
Those interested in the role of 3D Printing and Scanning Technician at NOA Brands America, which is offering an annual salary range of $40,000-$50,000, can apply here.
Xometry adds former Paypal exec to Board of Directors
Global manufacturing marketplace Xometry has appointed former PayPal executive Ranjana Clark to its Board of Directors. Clark is the Head of Global Transaction Banking, Head of Transaction Banking Americas, and Bay Area President of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), and will provide counsel to Xometry on its payments and business strategies.
Equipped with more than 30 years of executive experience in the financial services industry, Clark was named as one of the American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking in 2020. She will leverage the experience gained in her previous global marketing, strategy, and business leadership roles to accelerate Xometry’s growth and advance its set of financial products and services to help its sellers manage cash flow at all stages of job production.
“We’re excited to welcome Ranjana to our Board of Directors as we focus on disrupting one of the largest industries in the world by providing real-time equitable access to global capacity and demand,” said Randy Altschuler, CEO of Xometry. “Her deep expertise in payment, business strategy and marketing will prove valuable as we continue to help thousands of manufacturers grow and more efficiently run their business through the Xometry marketplace.”
New hires at 9T Labs
Meanwhile, Swiss carbon fiber 3D printing specialist 9T Labs has announced a spate of new hires ahead of the launch of its hybrid 3D printing technology.
The company has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Fabian Pusch to the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and strengthened its commercial team with the hire of Arne Büttner as Sales Manager for the DACH region. Andrea Borlenghi will also take up the role of Sales Manager for Italy. Pusch has previously held roles as head of injection molding technology at Geberit AG, head of testing at plastic machinery OEM KraussMaffei, and process engineer for Swiss Formula 1 team Sauber Motorsport. Büttner, meanwhile, has spent seven years as a Sales Manager at AFPT, and Borlenghi has held prior roles at Roboze and 3devo.
“We have expanded our team and are happy to announce that Fabian Pusch, a molding expert with a strong business background, joins our executive team as CTO,” said Martin Eichenhofer, 9T Labs CEO and Co-founder. “Fabian’s experience with plastics machinery as well as computer-aided engineering will be very helpful as we work to round out our team.”
Giovanni Cavolina, 9T Labs CCO and fellow Co-founder, added:
“We also have expanded our sales territory and welcome both Arne Büttner, who will be managing DACH and brings strong expertise in automated, high-performance composites manufacturing, and Andrea Borlenghi who will manage Italy and has solid experience in 3D printing high-performance thermoplastic materials.”
Xaar opens new global headquarters
Regarding facility news, inkjet printhead supplier Xaar has opened its new global headquarters in Cambridgeshire, UK. The move builds on Xaar’s recent rebrand and launch of its ImagineX platform as it looks to advance the development of inkjet technology for 3D printing and manufacturing.
Xaar’s new facility houses the company’s finance, HR, legal and marketing divisions, alongside a new purpose-built R&D laboratory. The headquarters also provides a “significantly reduced” carbon footprint for the firm.
“We are proud of our heritage in Cambridgeshire and our new offices will provide the best working environment to help us continue to drive the global development of industrial inkjet technology use worldwide,” said John Mills, CEO of Xaar.
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