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Senior Development Engineer Binder Additive Manufacturing


Radevormwald, Germany

Role Purpose
- Develop and Benchmark Binder AM Process for GKN based on new partnership

Key Responsibilities
- Implementation, documentation and evaluation of test series for process development for additive manufacturing

- Continuous analysis and optimization of production processes in sinter process with the target of quality and productivity improvement

- Optimization of sintering furnace

- Participation in the specification, acceptance and commissioning of new sintering furnace

- Elaboration of process parameters for the processing of new materials

- Elaboration of process parameters for the production of components taking into account economic and functional requirements

- Preparation of upstream and downstream processes for the entire process chain

- Familiar with testing and validation methods - knows and understands methods for material and product evaluation

Qualifications / Experience / Skills
- Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
- Standards & norms - knows and understands AM standards; able to understand customer standards for product developments and product applications
- Familiar with testing and validation methods - knows and understands methods for material and product evaluation
- Engineering IT systems - ability to use BAAN, erfq, APQP, MS Office, OBD, Sintershare, TeamCenter, Material database, MDE, D3, etc
- Basic awareness of commercial business: ROS, Proitability, ROI including IRR and GKN cost of capital
- Quality documentation - knows and understands Q-documents like FMEA PPAP, control plans, product (special, significant) charactersitics matrix, cp/cpk/pp/ppk values etc
- Understands quality measurement devices
- Problem solving - Trained in the practical use of problem solving tools (Shanin, DOE, etc)
- Project & program management - undesrands and is able to initiate and lead projects and programs
- Understands GKN organisation and responsibilities within working environment (Sales, Engineering, Plants, Finance, ...)
- Strong communication and team-working skills as well as a high affinity for delivering first-quality engineering services to the customer.

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