Product Quality Engineer

Engineering & Supply Chain

3D Systems in Leuven is collaborating with Bakker & Partners in the search for a Product Quality 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?

  • You are part of the quality organization and report to the Quality Manager.
  • In short:
  • As Product Quality Engineer you play a crucial role in ensuring that customer and production quality requirements are met for new product developments.
  • You define and validate test & inspection methods and equipment, evaluate process capability and lead RCAs.
  • You will focus on applications for aerospace and industrial customers.  
  • You collaborate closely with other quality engineers, manufacturing, and appliciation development teams.

More specifically you have the following responsibilities:

  • Review customer specifications and define critical quality parameters.
  • Translate requirements into a testplan defining the required inspection methods and equipment.
  • Draft work instructions for parts inspection and train Quality Control officers.
  • Validate inspection methods and conduct Measurement System Analyses (MSA).
  • Perform capability studies to assess the ability of the process to meet specifications.
  • Lead root cause analyses and search for effective solutions within a multidisciplinary team to resolve issues.
  • Investigate customer complaints and implement corrective actions.
  • Support pre-sales activities and assist in the purchase, validation and calibration of new inspection equipment.

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.
  • As Product Quality Engineer you will be part of a passionate team. In this new role you will have a key role in the Quality Operations and be able to contribute significantly to the ongoing professionalization of the department and the broader organization.
  • 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?

  • You obtained a master’s degree in engineering
  • You have minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a high regulated industry (e.g. aerospace, medical devices, automotive) within the Quality Department.
  • Experience with product development is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of statistical methods (MSA, Capability Studies) and tools (Minitab, JMP, …)
  • Knowledge of inspection equipment and methods.
  • Knowledge on GD&T, pFMEA and validation
  • Familiarity with quality system standards (ie. ISO 17025, AS9100, ISO 13485) is a plus.
  • Analytical mindset with a strong motivation to implement improvements.
  • You are able both to work independently and to collaborate with different departments and people.
  • Good organizational skills. Able to work under time pressure.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch

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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