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About Proto Labs

Proto Labs is the world's fastest manufacturer of custom prototype and low-volume parts. We've revolutionized our industry by developing proprietary computing technologies and automated manufacturing processes that enable us to create real parts, really fast. Proto Labs is a Top 100 Minnesota Workplace, and has been named by Inc. magazine as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies--four times.


Finishing Operator, Rosemount

Position Overview

Trim plastic parts in accordance with customer requirements using hand and power tools such as, but not limited to, knives, diagonal-cutting pliers, band saws, grinders, and sanders. Support injection molding presses. Identify quality issues relating to trimming, injection molding, packaging, and order fulfillment.


• Trimming off gates and flash from plastic parts according to specified cosmetic grade using tools such as, but not limited to, hobby knives, utility             knives,diagonal-cutting pliers, band saws, grinders, and belt sanders.

• Support presses in the molding department by operating the molding cycle, inspecting parts, and trimming parts.

• Accurately counting and weighing parts.

• Packaging the parts according to specified requirements.

• Entering process information into a computer.

• Ensuring that order quantities and customer specifications have been met.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Able to work safely with sharp tools and objects.
• Able to use a computer and calculator.
• Able to comprehend and follow printed and computer-screen instructions.
• Good writing and oral communication skill. Strong attention to detail.
• Physical requirements: Stand for up to the entire shift. Lift up to 70 pounds. Reaching, bending and grasping. Good finger dexterity, able to do high cosmetic work to customer specifications which requires good vision. Able to do repetitive clipping by hand.
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