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SAF BU Corporate Applications Engineer


Nottingham, GB

Job ID:  44283
Category:  Product & Engineering

Stratasys, a world leader in 3D Printing, is accelerating its growth in production-scale 3D printing. Based at the Nottingham Science Park we conduct research and development into Selective Absorption Fusion (SAF) technology for new materials and applications.


We are now hiring a Corporate Applications Engineer to support a range of projects in our growing Selective Absorption Fusion (SAF) Business Unit.  

The primary purpose of this role is to ensure that our industrial 3D Printing products deliver maximum value to our customers and comprises 4 main areas:


  1. Creation of sales/marketing collateral: Running projects to create data, for example with case studies or whitepapers, that can be used by sales and marketing to create collateral to support sales


  1. Create and provide training to internal stakeholders and customers.


  1. Tier 3 customer support: Providing assistance to regional Applications Engineers or customers where they have been unable to solve technical challenges faced by customers


  1. Benchmarking: Produce benchmark parts and associated report for potential customers.

The role involves running industrial 3D Printing equipment and associated technologies in our Technology Development and Demonstration Centre while liaising closely with colleagues and customers across the globe.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Become a specialist in our industrial 3D Printing products
  • Solving technical challenges relating to the manufacturing process of our products
  • Taking a systematic and hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Occasional travel to external facilities
  • Be competent in the operation of supporting equipment and facilities including pre and post-processing equipment and testing equipment such as tensile testing, accuracy testing etc.
  • Training of new and current staff and colleagues/customers including Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Provide customer support when required
  • Process improvement and adherence to H&S standards and operating procedures

Key Challenges:

  • Balancing conflicting priorities e.g. customers, quality, manufacturing and sales within agreed ways of working and processes

Person Specification:

  • Methodical approach, good communication and interpersonal skills, effective team worker

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Technical Degree such as BEng/Meng/MSC or equivalent industrial experience
  • Experience of working with Polymer Powder Bed Fusion based Additive Manufacturing processes would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience of collateral creation and writing reports
  • Experience of a customer facing role
  • Experience of working with electro-mechanical equipment
  • Experience of working with 3rd party collaborators/customers in a manufacturing and/or technical environment
  • Experience of working to strict Health and Safety requirements
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • CAD experience with SOLIDWORKS and Experience of Design for Additive Manufacturing would be an advantage



This position is based primarily in Nottingham, UK.  Regular visits (quarterly) to the Copenhagen Research and Development Centre are expect along with occasional further travel, including overseas to visit e.g.  customers, technology partners, exhibitions and Stratasys Global offices.

We offer a generous Benefits Package including Health and Dental care, income protection, life assurance and critical illness cover. This is a great opportunity to work and progress within this emerging and cutting-edge industry