Process Engineer – Additive Manufacturing

Engineering & Supply Chain

3D Systems in Leuven is collaborating with Bakker & Partners in the search for a Process Engineer.

3D Systems Leuven is a dynamic and leading enterprise, specialized in 3D Printing of metal components. 3D Systems Leuven is not only a technology developer of innovative industrial 3D metal printers but also a contract manufacturer for parts production for health care, aerospace and other high tech industries.

3D Systems Leuven is part of the 3D Systems group, a world leader in 3D printing.

What is your role?

As a Process Engineer, you will play a key role in the advancement and enhancement of 3D metal printing technologies. Collaborating closely with R&D and customers, you will spearhead the development and validation of additive manufacturing processes, and ensure compliance with industry requirements and regulations.

More specifically you have the following responsibilities:

  • Parameter Development: Develop new process parameters for existing materials, tailored to meet specific customer requirements or to enhance productivity and quality.
  • Process Validation: Validate new processes on various test samples to ensure efficacy and reliability.
  • Standards Compliance: Stay abreast of medical and industry standards and regulations, conduct gap analyses, and collaborate with R&D to develop and implement tools for compliance.
  • Documentation: Generate comprehensive documentation to demonstrate compliance with standards and internal/customer protocols.
  • Professional Services: Provide professional services to customers, including validations of 3D metal printing systems.
  • Travel: Occasional travel to customer sites for meetings, validations, and knowledge transfer (approximately 10% with possible peaks of up to 20-25%, primarily within the EMEA region).

What does 3D Systems offer you?

  • 3D Systems is a highly innovative company whose products are defining the future of manufacturing. Direct metal printing technology is changing the way products are made and with it the entire manufacturing industry.
  • You have a highly varied and challenging role and you will be able contribute to the development of innovative 3D metal printing technologies. You will have a high learning curve and develop yourself in different areas such as additive manufacturing, validation & regulation, customer contact and project management.
  • Working for 3D Systems provides a unique chance to be part of a forward-thinking organization that leverages cutting-edge technology to make a real impact on the world.
  • You will receive a competitive salary with additional non-statutory benefits.

Who are you?

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering (materials, mechanical, etc.).
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience in a relevant position such as process engineer, R&D engineer, material development, …
  • Experience with Design of Experiments (DoE) is required.
  • Experience in Additive Manufacturing, particularly with metals, is a strong plus.
  • Familiarity with highly regulated environments such as aerospace (AS9100) or medical device (ISO 13485) is a plus.
  • Ability to interpret and design engineering specifications across various products and materials.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to develop engineering processes for advanced technology implementations.
  • Show initiative and strong ability to learn.
  • A commitment to advancing additive manufacturing in industry.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); knowledge of Dutch is desirable.

Are you interested?
This search is managed exclusively by Bakker a Partners.
Send your CV to Katrien Hadermann or contact her for more info via or  0479 69 00 77!

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Katrien Hadermann


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