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Additive Manufacturing Technician

Additive Manufacturing Technician

Hernshead Recruitment

As part of continued expansion, we’re seeking a highly capable Additive Manufacturing Technician to join a dynamic and innovative team. Based at a new state-of-the-art laboratory facility, the successful applicant will be responsible for the setting up additive manufacturing equipment, general maintenance, and troubleshooting.

  • Setting up and operating of additive manufacturing equipment, including SLA, DLP, LCD, FDM and Binder Jet printers
  • Setting up and operating post processing equipment, including washing, and curing systems 
  • Conducting material selection and optimisation.
  • Managing and setting up workflows to meet project deadlines 
  • Developing and upholding SOPs and Risk Assessments and providing training to other users
  • Supporting R&D teams in the design, conduct and validation of experiments to confirm results
  • Manage and maintain clean and safe 3D print lab
  • Preparing and modifying CAD geometries for different additive manufacturing techniques
  • Developing appropriate post processing methods to meet target material properties
  • Working across multiple projects to provide technical expertise in additive manufacturing


The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree in engineering or other relevant degree
  • Experience in the use of printers (SLA/DLP/LCD), binder jetting and powder-bed fusion (SLS/SLM)
  • 3D CAD experience
  • At ease working in groups, individually and with industrial collaborators
  • Quick learner, able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and take ownership
  • Able to think critically and solve problems
  • Competent PC user with experience of using Microsoft products 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexible approach and attitude to working as part of a small entrepreneurial team
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety and experience in developing SOPs
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