The market for jobs in 3D printing is incredibly active. New appointments are indicative of company growth and, in some cases, fundamental restructuring. In today’s job update, we review a new engineering opportunity at Lubrizol Corporation, as well as career moves from MyMiniFactory, M.Holland Company, AMBER, and Proto Precision Manufacturing.
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Lubrizol is hiring, Cleveland, Ohio
Lubrizol, an Ohio-based chemicals and materials company, is seeking a 3D Printing Technology Development Engineer to further expand its organization’s portfolio of additive manufacturing capabilities. Presently, the company has designed 3D printable materials such as Estane TRX TPU and BounCell-X as sustainable alternatives for athletic footwear.
The ideal candidate will provide strategic direction for the technology and product development programs for its 3D printing business. They should also support account and business managers through the development and delivery of technical data and presentation material.
This position calls for a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar field, as well as a proven track record of success at application development. Furthermore, a minimum of 5 years experience in additive manufacturing is required as well as strong data analysis skills, the ability to problem solve, and knowledge of commonly used CAD software.
Learn more and apply for the Technology Development Engineer,3D, here.
Other potential opportunities
Also in materials, AMBER or Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research, a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded centre, has announced the creation of 350 new research positions until 2025. This is a result of €40 million in funding through SFI’s Research Centres Programme, coupled with €77 million in cash and in-kind contributions from industry sources.
AMBER is exploring areas such as 3D bioprinting for tissue regeneration as well as pioneering new technologies that reduce power consumption in electronic devices. Professor Mick Morris, Director of AMBER, stated, “As part of AMBER’s second phase, the centre will demonstrate significant impacts which will benefit individuals, communities, organisations and society both in Ireland and around the world.”
Elsewhere, Proto Precision Manufacturing, Ohio-based industrial engineering company, has expressed plans to expand its Hilliard office, creating another 40 jobs and $4 million in payroll, as stated by city documents. This will be enabled by an Additive Manufacturing Research and Development Center of Excellence called Proto Precision Additive LLC, which will focus on laser powder bed fusion and electron beam melting within the aerospace, defense, and medical sectors.
3D printing industry career shifts
In the latest industry career shifts, MyMiniFactory has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Chengxi Wang, effective immediately. Assuming the role previously held by Romain Kidd, Wang holds an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Oxford, and has a background in both Finance and Art. Kidd will now take on the position with the organization on the Board of Directors. Wang comments:
“I believe art and design is open to all passionate souls, regardless of background. By joining MyMiniFactory, I will dedicate my efforts to empowering this creative community with exciting opportunities in 3D printing world.”
The company has also announced the addition of Chief Marketing Officer, Salma Elbarmawi, who holds a Global Studies degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
M.Holland Company, an Illinois-based thermoplastic resin supplier, has promoted Haleyanne Freedman, previously the Global 3D Printing Engineering Specialist, to the new position of Market Manager and Engineering Consultant. Dwight Morgan, Executive Vice President of Business Development at M. Holland, said, “Freedman has a wealth of technical and applications-based expertise and has been influential in helping bring M. Holland to the forefront of 3D printing within the plastics industry. We’re excited to see what she continues to accomplish in her expanded role.”
In other news Lou Rassey, CEO of Fast Radius, an advanced digital manufacturing company based in Chicago, has been named to Crain’s Chicago Tech 50 list, which annually honors pioneers and leaders in Chicago’s technology community. “We chose to locate our headquarters in Chicago because of its status as a major manufacturing hub with a vibrant tech community,” commented Rassey, “The caliber of people on Crain’s Tech 50 List speaks to Chicago’s innovative spirit, and I’m honored to be counted among them.”
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