Senior Materials Engineer

Aarschot, Belgium

As senior materials engineer you are Amnovis’ expert for everything related to materials science of our metal additive manufacturing R&D and operations. You will execute and manage ground breaking R&D projects of new AM technologies like multi-metal 3D printing and process development for new and existing materials as well be the go-to person for setting-up material characterization protocols.

Your first and major project will be on the topic of multi-metal 3D printing, which is generally considered as the next big thing in 3D printing


  • Project management and execution of internal and external R&D projects in collaboration with your colleagues and our customers
  • Performing tests on our AM machines
  • Material characterization testing (microscopy, elemental analysis, mechanical testing, etc.) at the internal test lab and in collaboration with external test labs
  • Analyzing and interpreting test results
  • Detailed and accurate reporting on R&D activities
  • Application support in customer projects


  • Leading research projects on new technology, process, or material developments: you make sure all tasks are completed according to the planning and reporting is done on time.
  • Identifying and following up on new opportunities for R&D funding
  • Surveying  the state-of-the-art on new technology, process or material developments in the additive manufacturing market
  • Running the Amnovis R&D lab with basic material characterization equipment

Must Have

  • You have an MSc or ideally a PhD in materials engineering with extensive experience in (powder) metallurgy. Phase diagrams, solidification phenomena, powder metallurgy, destructive and non-destructive mechanical testing, and elemental analysis have no secrets for you.
  • You have good knowledge about laser material processing
  • Professional proficiency in English both written and spoken
  • You are able to find the best balance between quality/time/cost of your work in order to maximize your contribution to the company’s goals and targets
  • You are located in Belgium or have a working permit to work in Belgium and are willing to relocate

Nice to have

  • Experience with metal L-PBF is definitely an asset
  • Experience working with AM CAM packages (e.g. Magics, 3DXpert) is a plus
  • You have experience with applying and reporting for government funded projects or other type of projects 

Our offer

  • A challenging job in a lean and mean start-up company, with significant growth potential
  • Nice colleagues, a great boss 😉, but even better customers
  • Attractive salary packages including extra-legal benefits
  • Sorry, no ping-pong or pool tables at Amnovis (yet) ☹️
  • Working location with excellent connectivity to public transportation