3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer

  • Reference: CJ46373
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Production

Role Overview:

The 3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer will be an integral part of a project team who will develop 3D Printing and Materials Processes. They will lead process development activities and work under the guidance of the project team. This is a technical leadership role collaborating with global functions including R&D, Engineering and Operations. The role involves working with a cross functional team on a project to develop advanced manufacturing processes for the implementation of 3D Printing and Materials Processes. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership for projects in the area of 3D Printing and Materials Processes ensuring an integrated product and process development cycle. 
  • Support the development of long-term strategy for 3D Printing and Materials Processes 
  • Implement of cost effective 3D Printing and Material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies 
  • Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost 
  • Lead detailed product/process design reviews 
  • Design, develop and conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements 
  • Develop innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk 
  • Design & develop tools, fixtures, gages and special equipment for manufacturing operations and new product / process introductions in conjunction with Toolroom Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers. 
  • Support business key metrics with ongoing process improvements and introduction of new technology. 
  • Participate in PFMEA studies and risk assessments 
  • Participate in 3D Printing and Materials manufacturing processes from end to end within the supply chain 
  • Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions 
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities. 
  • Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements. 
  • Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled. 

Education and Experience Required:


  • BSc in Materials/Mechanical/ Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline 
  • 2-4 years’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry. 
  • Project management experience 


  • Ph.D. or MSc qualification in Material Sciences or similar 
  • Extensive statistical and problem-solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3) – Six Sigma Blackbelt certified 
  • Product and Process Validation experience 
  • Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations 
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes 
  • Previous experience in Titanium 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing 
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards 
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling on 021 4809118 or email aisling.lane@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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