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Applications Engineer (Polymer Powder Bed Fusion)

Country/Region:  US
State:  MN
City:  Eden Prairie
Job ID:  30889
Category:  Product & Engineering

The Commercial Applications Engineer (Polymer Powder Bed Fusion) will be responsible to provide advanced technical knowledge and assistance to the Stratasys commercial team. Focusing on executing both pre-sales and post-sales, consulting with prospects, producing benchmarks samples and providing solutions to customer needs.


Be a champion and advocate to internal and external customers. Provide pre-sales and post-sales technical support to the commercial sales teams, by working with prospective customers and channel partners. Project management and Coordination of Beta and NPI activities as well as training/mentoring reseller applications experts. Complete understanding of the competitive landscape. Able to expand use case applications working closely with the Product and marketing teams.



  • Act as technical application liaison between customer and product development teams
  • Serve as a project leader for the expansion of Powder Bed Fusion applications for customers, prospects, product managers
  • Be an advocate, champion and industry leader in Powder Bed Fusion
  • Understand and articulate the competitive landscape for Powder Bed Fusion
  • Coordinate and Project Manage Powder Bed Fusion Betas and NPI activities
  • Provide technical demonstrations to partners, prospects, customers or investors of all software and hardware products
  • Support Marketing in Stratasys tradeshows



  • 3+ years of experience with Polymer Powder Bed Fusion
  • 3+ years of experience working in/with a design or manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of experience CAD/CAM software applications, including Materialise solutions, and/or Additive Manufacturing industry experience



  • 5+ Years Additive Manufacturing experience 
  • Good verbal and written communications skills and the ability to resolve technical issues
  • Project leadership and project management skills
  • Experience in Pre-sales sales training to sales teams and creativity and willingness to gain an advanced understanding of Additive Manufacturing applications
  • Experience with design, prototyping and manufacturing process requirements, performing time and work sequence studies, and recommending adjustments to manufacturing operations, developing standard operations conducting various time and cost studies 
  • Experience supporting complex electro-mechanical equipment
  • Experience in Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Injection Molding, and Low-Cost/Fast-Turn Injection Molding industries
  • Experience in the medical device, and component industry


TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: up to 50%, (varies in product cycle)


There’s a reason Stratasys is a world leader.


Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from CAD data for the aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods and education industries. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct. Stratasys has over 2,000 employees, holds over 1,200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 30 awards for its technology and leadership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. All offers of employment with Stratasys, Inc are contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.


Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.