Shapeways is changing the way people can get access to and use 3D printing in their every day lives. Our smart, engaged, fun team works with cutting-edge technology every single day. With offices in NYC and the Netherlands, we're bringing together passionate people to change the future and enable everyone to be a creator.
Shapeways is the leading global B2C 3D printing community and marketplace. Printing in over 60 different materials and finishes, we've printed over 8 million products for our community, and enable 45,000+ shop owners to sell through our marketplace.
Do you want to be on the cutting edge of what 3D printing could do for manufacturing and the future of personal production?Belong to a team of agile thinkers, great communicators and creative problem solvers? Roll up your sleeves and get dirty; ensuring that the job gets done with complete integrity and quality? Then this is the career for you… 3D Printing Engineer
Why is a 3D Printing Engineer important to us? You will become intimately familiar with the entire manufacturing process which will allow you to make sound judgments and provide critical feedback on products that can be made given varied material parameters. 3D Printing Engineers are problem solvers who are very production intensive and hands-on. They are an integral part of the supply chain and manufacturing part of our business.
As a 3D Printing Engineer you will....
Plan daily production runs for 3D printers
Identify, analyze and scope projects around improvements to the production line
Work with team to implement process changes to production line
Model and quantify impacts of improvements
Focus on uptime, with a goal to reduce equipment failure, identify root causes, create preventative maintenance best practices and improvements to equipment
Provide input for automation to enable scaling of the service
Clean and sort 3D printed parts and perform finishing processes (polishing, dyeing, air sand blasting etc.)
Manage customer expectations and ensuring all products are top quality and shipped on time
Provide feedback to our product team on material properties and design rules
Conduct daily manual checks of our customer’s 3D renderings to determine printability across various production technologies
Perform machine tasks related to daily production, including cleaning high tech machinery, homogenizing powder for print runs
Establish and maintain relationships with the printer manufacturer Service Technicians
Participate in factory upkeep (maintaining, cleaning and managing the repair of our large-scale 3D printers)
Flex between other roles on the manufacturing floor to create production efficiencyRequirements
Shapeways is breaking new ground in the field of 3D printing. With our website and marketplace for designers, our goal is to give everyone access to the revolution of additive manufacturing. This isn’t your typical web business – we have a physical product at the back end. If you’d like to work in a dynamic, collaborative, respectful environment where colleagues share ideas and encourage each other to think creatively, Shapeways is just what you’re looking for.