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Field Application Engineer (Eindhoven)

13 April, 2022

Additive Industries

Additive Industries is accelerating industrial additive manufacturing 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

Are you looking to start a career in cutting edge 3D printing as well as spending time with some of the world’s most progressive manufacturing companies across the globe? Then, this is an excellent challenge for you! Where you can become expert in the use of the MetalFAB1 – the market leading 3D printer in metal AM.

As part of the process and application development team, the field application engineer will be required to spend extended periods of time at customer locations around the world. Additive Industries is committed to enable users to achieve lowest unit part cost, with the highest quality requirements. The field application engineer will assist customers on-site during the ramp-up phase once a system has been installed at the customer manufacturing location with the ultimate goal of helping customers to achieve the requirements for their high-tech components. The main responsibilities are:

  • Prepare and execute customized site acceptance tests
  • Provide support to the customers with setting up the MetalFAB1 for printing
  • Evaluate, diagnose and resolve system problems together with the Customer Lifecycle Support team
  • Provide general training to customers’ operators and technicians
  • Provide support to the customers with Process and Application Development
  • Provide support to the customers with preparing print jobs (Netfabb and Magics)
  • Prepare and provide trainings on several Process and Application development topics

The ingredients for a successful performance are:

  • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills
  • Diplomatic and solution-oriented approach
  • Quick in understanding customer needs
  • Report encountered issues and propose possible solutions
  • Team player and critical thinker
  • Proactive way-of-working
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Willingness to go the extra mile

Reporting Line

The Field Application Engineer reports to the Manager Process & Application Development

Knowledge & Experience


  • Bachelor or Master in Material Science, Physics or Mechanical Engineering


  • Analytically strong and systematic problem-solving mentality
  • Experience with CAD software
  • Experience with Additive Manufacturing and build preparation is a plus
  • Pragmatic and hands-on mentality
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Team player able to relate well with people
  • Willingness to stay at customer site (abroad) for approximately 3-4 months per year in assignments that can span from 2-4 weeks.

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
  • ‘Fun to work with’