Additive Manufacturing Engineer

EWI is a world leader in developing and deploying new technologies that enable companies to bridge the gap between R&D and manufacturing implementation. EWI Associates are passionate about identifying out-of-the-box solutions that provide a long-term competitive advantage for our clients. Our clients tell us we are a valuable extension and complement to their innovation, engineering and manufacturing teams. If you enjoy dealing with customers and solving difficult, technical problems, EWI is the place for you.

We are currently seeking an Additive Manufacturing (AM) Engineer with a range of experience in metals AM. The ideal candidate is passionate about advancing additive technologies and can provide technical leadership through collaboration with an already strong internal team of engineers and to industry through contract research, partnerships, and consortia. Successful candidates will have strategic input into EWI's AM technical roadmap and have responsibility in its successful execution. This position offers a unique opportunity to join a world class AM team with a well-established reputation, thought leadership, and an impressive list of AM technologies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Engage with customers during the sales cycle to explore and understand business and technology needs and demonstrate technical competence in pursuit of new project opportunities
  • Write clear, concise, and accurate technical proposals and reports that capture the project requirements and deliverables
  • Manage a portfolio of projects as Principal Investigator (PI), execute per the scope and deliverables, and provide technical guidance to the project team to deliver high quality results
  • Support lower-level engineers with research, lab work, and developmental activities
  • Effectively deliver oral presentations for both internal and external (client and conference) audiences
  • Provide strategic input into the AM technical roadmap based on industry knowledge and feedback
  • Develop and execute internal research and development (IR&D) topics that align with EWI's AM roadmap and advance the team's technical capabilities
  • Operate a range of commercially-available and custom additive manufacturing systems as-needed, including supporting equipment
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Strong technical knowledge and expertise in metal additive manufacturing technologies
  • General knowledge of metals and metallurgy involving a wide range of metals and metal alloys
  • Excellent customer facing skill set with ability to work with potential clients to develop technical work scopes for incorporation into project proposals
  • Aptitude with design tools, computer-aided design, data analysis, and process design
  • Familiarity with data acquisition systems, sensor feedback, and controls
  • Understanding of mechanical testing and the ability to execute mechanical test plans and describe mechanical testing results
  • Exercises initiative and creativity to complete projects within the project scope
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a highly team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to function in a fast-paced, project-based, environment
  • A demonstrated passion for learning new technologies
  • Exhibits proficient written and verbal communication with customers both internal and external
  • Willingness to travel periodically (10-20%) to customers and conferences
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Office environment and laboratory/light production floor with ventilation, climate-control system, moderate lighting, and moderate noise level;
  • Use finger and hand dexterity to type, adjust, move, handle, perform, operate, install, attach, remove, apply, grasp, grip, manipulate, and measure;
  • Use vision to see, analyze, and adjust;
  • Periodically move, transport, rotate, reach, pull, twist, adjust position, push, stand, stoop, bend and crouch; and
  • Lift 10 to 40 pounds occasionally
EDUCATION:
  • B.S. in Material Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Welding Engineering, or related field
  • Graduate degree in relevant area of study is preferable
EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in metal additive manufacturing; or three (3) years' metal additive manufacturing experience combined with five (5) years' experience in welding or related technologies
  • Experience using powder-based additive manufacturing equipment
  • Experience with carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and nickel-based material systems
  • Experience with the development of technical work scopes and incorporation into detailed and professional project proposals
  • Experience in a fast-paced R&D, project-based or hands-on manufacturing environment
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