Applications Development Specialist

Rock Hill
May 09, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
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Full Time
The Applications Development Specialist (ADS) is responsible for developing, documenting and training application specific processes for 3D Printers and processes which use the printer produced parts for specific applications. These processes may be developed at a 3D Systems facility, with a reseller, with a customer or with an outside source. The ADS should master, document and provide training tools for sharing best operation practices for each PPP printer. The ADS should expect to spend at least 50% of their time traveling.

Document and develop training tools and materials for best 3D printer operation practices and post processing of parts
Provide application support to existing customers
Develop/invent processes for application specific products
Document step-by-step technical application specific how-to guides for use by resellers and our end customers
Work with our video team to document application specific processes
Hold regional seminars training customers, resellers and employees on the developed how-to guides
Participates in key sales calls with Regional Channel Managers and/or resellers when technical support is required
Identifies, shepherds, communicates and proliferates new customer applications
Works with our Process team for guidelines on how to perform application specific testing
Monitors and assists initial customers for newly introduced products
Education & Training:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or another technical discipline is preferred

5 years’ hands on experience with a variety of manufacturing processes (e.g. die castings, centrifugal castings, injection molding, extrusion, stampings) or relevant educational experience in applied manufacturing processes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge and ability to create using 3-D CAD a plus
Hands on experience in multiple manufacturing processes
Ability to self-learn multiple manufacturing processes and adapt these processes for 3DPrinted applications
Ability to safely construct and test new processes
Creative and self-motivated
Ability to travel at least 50% of the time

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