Keywords: Metal 3D printing, metal additive manufacturing, Hybrid Manufacturing, automation
The hybrid Additive Manufacturing Machine developer will have an important impact on the excellence of our research and contribute to the growth of the Additive Manufacturing Research Lab (AMRL) of the Mechanical Engineering department of the VUB. In collaboration with our Post Doc. team and the professors, the engineer will support the PhD students in developping measurement systems for advanced monitoring and control solutions.
In addition, the AMRL team is looking for a motivated candidate to further extend and develop the unique capabilities of Hybrid additive manufacturing infrastructure for the research objectives of the AMRL. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel invites candidates to apply for a vacancy as a hybrid manufacturing machine developer (M/F/X).
Our research environment is situated in the capital of Europe, Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels.
The selected candidate will receive also the opportunity to extend its required skills and capabilities to support the different researchers. He/she will also be involved with further required investements to pursue the ambitions of the additive manufacting research lab and its partners.
Figure 1: (left) The research platform (L-DED process) at the VUB and (right) an example of how hybrid strategy can offer great potential for high quality solutions.
You hold a Masters degree in either Mechanical Engineering or Automation (or equivalent by experience). Preferably have 4-5 years of experience in an industrial or research environment and great enthusiasm to contribute to innovations in advanced production. You are a team-player and can work in an international environment using English as a communication tool. The succesfull candidate:
Past experiences in the following topics are considered a bonus: metal additive manufacturing, machine control, CNC and CAM experience, optics, lasers …
An interesting fulltime position, allowing to perform developments and implementations on a popular industrial topic (additive manufacturing) in a research environment. You have access to a beyond state-of-the-art hybrid additive-subtractive research platform and equipment. Permanent employment contract with a gross monthly salary grade 7 (min 3476 – max 4057), grade 8 (min 3943 – max 4524) or exceptionally grade 9. The salary will be dependent on the number of years of relevant experience and specific skills and knowledge.
Apply via the VUB-jobsite. Please attach the following documents to your application:
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The Vrije Universiteit Brussel has been a leading player in the Flemish Higher Education landscape for 50 years. The University numbers 16.000 students and together with its hospital – UZ Brussel – employs more than 6000 people. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is the largest Dutch speaking employer in the capital.