Additive Manufacturing Job Description

Additive Manufacturing Job Description

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Additive manufacturing provides technical guidance to initiate and drive Root Cause / Corrective Action (RCCA) on production issues related to engineering design, material, tooling, specifications and processes.

Additive Manufacturing Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Define and control production processes, including additive parameters and other manufacturing processes needed to produce prototype hardware
Assist in developing new materials for additive manufacturing processes (powder-bed, powder-fed, wire-fed, binder-jet and other techniques)
She/he will contribute to the development and characterization of materials and processes as part of the introduction of new and more performing machines
She/he will contribute to the improvement of existing products by optimizing existing processes and identifying new opportunities of cost reduction
Support research and development of additive manufacturing (AM) process technologies
Support cost estimation as necessary with processing times and setup requirements
Be part of the team and focus on advanced computational design, setting up the optimisation loop and developing the app
Optimise the designs using advanced computational means, like evolutionary algorithms
Analyse the data coming out of the optimisation with advanced data analysis and data visualisation techniques
Co-author publications that come out of this research project

Additive Manufacturing Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Additive Manufacturing

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MIL, BB, GB, ISO9001, AS9100, USP, ISO, FDA, FAA

Education for Additive Manufacturing

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the additive manufacturing job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Technical, Education, Physics, Chemistry, Design, Aerospace Engineering

Skills for Additive Manufacturing

Desired skills for additive manufacturing include:

Processes
Material specifications
Mechanical engineering standards
Controls
Engineering systems
Materials engineering/ metallurgy
Quality best practices
Relevant aerospace design and test specifications
These processes
Composites

Desired experience for additive manufacturing includes:

Minimum 3 to 5 years mechanical design experience
Demonstrate initiative, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
Hold a PhD degree in computational design, design informatics or any other relevant discipline
Have excellent academic qualifications, above average study results, strong skills in research and an interest in design
Have good communication skills and an excellent command of spoken and written English (IELTS C1 level)
Have proven skills in computational design, parametric design, the use of optimisation algorithms, data analysis, data visualisation and programming

Additive Manufacturing Examples

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Additive Manufacturing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of additive manufacturing. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for additive manufacturing
  • Running a team that will design and develop 3D parts using state of the art 3D printers
  • Interact with customers to implement customer needs into the software package
  • Design solid models for printing of test geometries, jigs, fixtures and tooling to be used in application development
  • Document processing and testing conditions for all experiments and interpret results and prepare technical reports
  • Maintain processing and testing equipment to assure safe and reliable operation
  • Identify pain points and issues in the current Metal Additive Manufacturing (MAM) and tool manufacturing value chain from a MAM point of view
  • Investigate and implement up-and-coming design, simulation, production, and post processing technologies
  • Operate and maintain a variety of 3D printing systems, support equipment, and post processing equipment/tools
  • Work with and support engineers in process development, qualification, and production activities
  • Follow standardized workflow to maximize part quality, machine repeatability, up-time, and production throughput
Qualifications for additive manufacturing
  • Preferably have skills in setting up systems for parallel/distributed/cloud computing
  • Have an affinity for architecture and product design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science /Engineering is required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years direct experience in a Validation Role in either Medical device or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Have a good understanding of statistical techniques, in particular statistical sampling plans, Process Capability, Gauge R&Rs
  • Have a good understanding of engineering and machine tool fundamentals
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of additive manufacturing. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for additive manufacturing
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements
  • Meet all operating, quality, and scheduling expectations
  • Track related consumable supplies and notify appropriate personnel if additional supplies are required
  • Change machine materials and clean out machines when required
  • Perform all post-processing activities as required
  • Drives increased revenue and profit to achieve the EPS growth goals while building strong internal relationships with other Central Functions external business relationships
  • Ensure successful execution of the entire program portfolio investing up to $10M/year in research and development
  • Ensure program management readiness and strong tie out with PP&C
  • Drive Phase Gate review quality across programs and ensure cross-functional engagement, phase gate rigor where applicable
  • Manage RDE Investment by working closely with the AM Engineering Leader, AM ISC Leader and the AM Product Line Director
Qualifications for additive manufacturing
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Must be willing to work as part of a multi-site team, be able to travel as part of the job
  • 5+ years of technology development experience in the medical device or a related industry
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex technology and/or process development initiatives from concept through release
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large, complex technology/process development projects
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve work objectives both independently and as a leader/mentor of a work team
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of additive manufacturing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for additive manufacturing
  • Ensure weekly visibility to program spend actual performance and projections to ensure budget fidelity and participate in preparation of regular AOP and financial forecasts
  • Partner with PP&C and finance organization as necessary to provide updated spend, recovery and run-rate projections, and drive overall integration in forecasting
  • Ensure effective management operating systems (MOS) are in place for all programs to ensure cross-functional coordination and communication
  • Participate in Make/Buy decisions, partnerships
  • Full support of all post printing operations supporting department goals and metrics
  • Support AMöE Additive Manufacturing COE activities and sub-core teams
  • Develop expertise in maintenance and operation of all Additive Technology Center equipment
  • Go-to-market (GTM) Plans – Design and lead a GTM plan for each of their assigned alliances
  • Interacts and engages with multiple areas within Carpenter (R&D, Production, Commercial) with customers and the broader AM community on issues related to metal additive manufacturing
  • Work together with business leadership
Qualifications for additive manufacturing
  • 5 years' experience minimum in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering, Technology or Science Discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in technology development (R&D or Product Development)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in additive manufacturing technology (3D Printing)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a technology organization with direct reports
  • Degree in mechanical, civil, aerospace engineering or a closely related field, preferably on a subject involving topology optimization
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Our growing company is hiring for an additive manufacturing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for additive manufacturing
  • Advise on AM processes and materials to build parts that meet spacecraft specifications
  • Continuously research and evaluate the latest advancements in the AM processes, materials and space flight qualifications
  • Work proactively with Carpenter’s customers in field-based locations to qualify Carpenter’s products with AM users, identify opportunities to improve their manufacturing processes, and provide technical solutions
  • Se/he will work in concurrence with the engineering design team to guarantee components producibility and design optimization on manufacturing constrains and process/cost improvement opportunities
  • She/he will support the definition of best practices and guidelines for parts printing from design / material and process / machine perspectives
  • She/he will support machine operators in solving manufacturing problems and establishing best practices to operate the machines
  • She/he will support the identification and maturation of new applications and materials from both TRL and MRL perspective
  • She/he will define and optimize of the support structures of the printed components to fulfill dimensional and metallurgical design requirements while optimizing producibility, manufacturing process and part cost
  • Articulating solid value propositions based in product differentiation by applications of ADM
  • Actively supporting and coaching RD&E teams on product design and rapid/flexible prototyping
Qualifications for additive manufacturing
  • Background in solid mechanics, finite element analysis and (adjoint) sensitivity analysis
  • Self-starter with initiative and ability to set up, organize and execute his/her own research and meet targets
  • A letter of interest (including motivation relevant to the research topic)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (including study curriculum rankings if available, relevant research experience and publications)
  • Your diploma and/or official transcripts (in English)
  • Two recommendation letters including full contact information of the referees
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of additive manufacturing. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for additive manufacturing
  • Develop process chain for steel, metal matrix composites, and ceramic alloys
  • Actively supporting and coaching manufacturing engineers on design/production of tools/fixtures
  • Driving the adoption on design freedom, functional integration and evolutionary methodologies to radically improve our products and solutions
  • Supporting on business case documentation and analysis
  • Oversees contractual agreements with the resellers
  • Sets up beta programs
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labour, and material costs
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure that the team is working to the correct specifications
  • Implementation according to specifications, quality standards and schedule using an ISO certified Agile process
  • Participation in internal and external technical meetings to discuss development needs and requirements
Qualifications for additive manufacturing
  • English language proficiency test results (if available)
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Laser, CNC, and inspection experience preferred
  • Experience with additive manufacturing or 3D printing
  • Experience with investment casting process
  • Ability to work well with teams to solve complex problems

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