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Senior Process & Applications Development Engineer (Camarillo, CA USA)

02 March 2023

Additive Industries:

Additive Industries is dedicated to bringing metal additive manufacturing for functional parts from lab to fab by offering a modular 3D printing system and seamlessly integrated information platform to high-end and demanding industrial markets. With substantially improved reproducibility, productivity, and flexibility, Additive Industries redefines the business case for additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, medical technology, and high-tech equipment.

Function Description:

Additive Industries is looking for a Senior Process & Application Development (P&AD) Engineer to join our Process & Application Development North America Team. To support our customers, we develop the print process for different materials and applications, and provide solutions for print process simulation, monitoring, and control.


  • Resource Management:

    • Keep overview and continuously discuss allocated and available resources together with P&AD Manager.

    • In time, recruiting new team members and hiring of external resources to match with active and future projects.

    • Continuously discuss assignment of resources to projects with P&AD Manager.

  • Competence Management:

    • Actively manage the development of competences within P&AD to match with active and future projects.

    • Continuously work on the personal development of individual team members.

  • Support the quality and process improvement within P&AD enabling a lean and efficient way of working for the whole team.

  • Ensuring organization and planning of the P&AD team members involved with process application and R&D activities.

  • Driving Process & Application activities:

    • Supporting R&D Team in developing, verifying, maturing, and improving the MetalFAB print process.

    • Defining and ensuring predictable and repeatable characteristics of products printed on MetalFAB.

    • Executing process development activities for new product introductions.

  • Successfully executing customer application developments, including material and process development and customer specific MetalFAB solutions.


  • The Senior P&AD Engineer will report to the P&AD Manager.

Knowledge and Experience


  • Bachelor or Master in Material Science, Physics, or Mechanical Engineering (preferred)


  • Experience in Laser Powder Bed Fusion process development

  • Experience with material testing, including surface roughness, tensile and density measurements

  • Experience with metal powder characterization

  • Analytically strong and systematic problem-solving mentality

  • Project management and black belt skills is a plus

  • Pragmatic and hands-on mentality

Personality Characteristics:

Additive Industries is a young and quickly maturing professional organization. We have developed a strong pragmatic team mentality in which we work and experiment together to achieve common goals. We are looking for a wide diversity of people coming from different backgrounds to join our organization. We have formulated the following personal traits contributing to our professional mentality:

  • Open, confident and result driven

  • Driven by technical challenges, eager to learn, and entrepreneurial

  • Proven team player who takes ownership

  • Professional and structured

Benefits Offered:

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • 401(k) Matching

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Additive Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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