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Senior Process Engineer

11 november, 2016

FUNCTION DESCRIPTION

Additive Industries is looking for a Senior Process Engineer to join our Process & Application Development team.  Additive Industries successfully launched their industrial metal Additive Manufacturing system, the MetalFAB1. To support our customers, we develop the print process for different materials and new applications, and provide solutions for print process simulation and monitoring.

The Senior Process Engineer develops stable print process parameters, verifies and validates our 3D printing simulation software and process monitoring tooling. He specifies test strategies and plans, and manages and executes the activities together with our Junior Process Engineers.

The resulting test data is documented in clear and unambiguous Test Reports. Based on the results the Senior Process Engineer discusses possible improvements with our design team and partners and helps to implement these in the MetalFAB1 system.

The ingredients for a successful performance are in sum:

  • Define and write statistically valid test plans
  • Design test specimens with CAD-tooling
  • Analyse and validate experimental test results and finalize with conclusions
  • Manage and execute the process development and testing in a structured and precise manner
  • Work with our build simulation software and process monitoring tooling suppliers to verify and validate the software and process data
  • Operating the 3D metal printer to print samples and products
  • Setting up the required test infrastructure
  • Documenting all test activities

Reporting
The Senior Process Engineer reports to the Manager Process & Application Development

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 

Education:

  • Bachelor or Master in Material Science, Physics or Mechanical Engineering

Experience/skills:

  • Experience with conducting experimental research
  • Experience with laser metal processing is a plus
  • Strong background in process development, verification and validation
  • Analytically strong and systematic problem-solving mentality
  • Experience with CAD software and FEA
  • Experience in material analysis tooling
  • Pragmatic and hands-on mentality
  • 5-10 years practical experience with process development
  • Knowledge of AS9100 Aerospace and ISO13485 quality standards is a plus

Personality characteristics
Additive Industries is a young and quickly maturing professional organization. We have developed a strong pragmatic team mentality in which we work and experiment together to achieve common goals. We are looking for a wide diversity of people coming from different backgrounds to join our organization. We have formulated the following personal traits contributing to our professional mentality:

  • Open, confident and result driven
  • Driven by technical challenges, eager to learn and entrepreneurial
  • Proven Team player who takes ownership
  • Professional and structured
  • ‘Fun to work with’