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Senior Process Engineer

Job title: Senior Process Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Boston
Sector:
Reference: #4507
Contact name: Liam Atkinson
Contact email: liam.atkinson@kensingtonconsulting.co.uk
Published: 2 months ago

Job description

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer

Location: Boston

Industry: Additive Manufacturing

Salary: Competitive

A world-renowned metal additive manufacturing business based in Boston is hiring a self-motivated Senior Process Engineer who will join the Process and Materials Development team.

Experience in developing and maturing novel technology from R&D conceptualisation to production will key for this role. You will also be responsible for:

  • Understanding all process variables related to the 3D printing of metal parts

  • Developing new metrology and process capabilities

  • Develop automated testing capabilities to characterise complex process and qualify how robust a product is

  • Understand the relationship between printing and downstream part-processing

  • Define requirements for process parameters in compel printing machines

  • Inform, guide and prioritise Software and Firmware efforts to enhance process capabilities

  • Consult with material scientists to characterise parts

  • Tackle complex and open-ended problems across multiple engineering disciplines

  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to define, write and execute designs of experiments

  • Maintain a high level of communication with cross-functional teams and partners

  • Engage testing facilities, subcontractors and other subject marred experts to drive the design of printing systems

  • Inform engineering teams of process-critical design elements

  • Develop program plans, process flow maps and tolerance analysis 


What you will need:

  • BS/ MS in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or equivalent.

  • Thorough understanding of electro-mechanical system architectures.

  • 5-10 years experience with scientific computing & data analysis techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop a deep understanding of end-user needs quickly, and proficiently 
translate those needs into the right technology solution.

  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways.

  • Broad knowledge of measurement approaches using electrical, mechanical and optical principles.

  • Experience driving design decisions based on research and testing. 


  • Works well in a highly collaborative team structure.

  • Able to provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions.


Preferred qualifications: 



  • Process control methods

  • Additive manufacturing

  • Mastery of one of the following languages Python, Matlab

  • Statistical Analysis and Design of Experiments

  • High-temperature processes

  • Powder-based processes (including familiarity with powder metallurgy)

  • Computer Aided Design (SolidWorks)

  • FMEA

  • Revision control (GitHub)

  • 5-10 years product and process development experience and demonstrated success, in developing and maturing manufacturing processes from R&D into production

Click apply or speak to Liam Atkinson for further detail at:
E: liam.atkinson@kensingtonconsulting.co.uk
T: +44 (0)7593 207221

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