Quality Control Engineer

Engineering & Supply Chain

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

  • Within the Quality Engineering team you will be the expert for inspection equipment and methods.
  • You will lead continuous improvement projects for QC.
  • You will support and be back-up of the Supplier Quality activities.

More specifically you have the following responsibilities:

  • You gain in-depth knowledge of inspection equipment and methods and use this knowledge to support the manufacturing and quality operations.
  • You keep actively informed about new technologies and possibilities in the market and drive innovation with regards to quality control and inspection equipment.
  • You will take the lead in installation, validation, training, troubleshooting, maintenance and calibration of inspection equipment.
  • You perform Measurement System Analysis to evaluate measurement systems and you lead risk assessments related to the inspection equipment and method through pFMEA.
  • From your analytical and continuous improvement mindset, you identify opportunities for optimization and initiate improvement projects (f.e. automation, in/outsourcing).
  • As a back-up for Supplier Quality Assurance you will be involved in creating supplier specifications and nonconformities, supplier audits and supplier validation activities.

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 a Quality Control 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 minium 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a high regulated industry (e.g. aerospace, medical devices) and in manufacturing of high quality and high precision components (understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing).
  • You have experience with automated inspection equipment and/or optical inspection systems (3D scanning CMM i.e. GOM/ATOS, Keyence VL; Cognex, OGP Smartscope, Keyence IM).
  • Knowledge of MSA (Measurement System Analysis) studies, pFMEA, statistical process controls, calibration. 
  • Familiarity with quality system standards (ie. ISO 17025, AS9100, ISO 13485) is a plus.
  • Good analytical skills and continuous improvement mind-set.
  • You are able both to work independently and to collaborate with different departments and people.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

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 katrien.hadermann@bakker.be or  0479 69 00 77!

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Katrien Hadermann



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