3D technical consultant | Eindhoven



Education type

university (wo)



Hours a week

Fulltime - 40


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What will you be doing?

With an enthousiastic team we work on developing new 3D printed electronics concepts and making them suitable for a broad range of applications and markets. Within this team you will be responsible for the electronics expertise in projects: - what are the key parameters for specific electronics - how do these translate to requirements for a 3D printing process - what new concepts can be create Beside the technical project work you will also be involved in acquisition work to technically discuss concepts and ideas with potential customers and provide this input into proposals.

What do we require of you?

This position requires a broad understanding of concept/technology development and electronics in general. We are looking for an outgoing person with a broad scientific interest. Knowledge in the domain of electronics is a key requirements. Experience and understanding of Additive manufacturing/3D printing is positive but not a requisit. You are pro-active and like working in a multi-disciplinairy team, where you have your own responsibilities for your part of the work.

What can you expect of your work situation?

EFAM (equipment for additive manufacturing) is a department of approximately 45 persons in which we work on developing new 3D printing technologies for different domains (like high tech systems, 3D printed electronics, medical, Food and Pharma). It's a multi-disciplinairy team consisting of among others mechanical engineers, mechatronics, printing, flow and thermal engineers. We test, validate and optimise our existing concepts for customer tailored to their applications as well as developing new concepts for customers as well as next generation concepts for future implementation. We at EfAM collaborate closely with additonal departments within TNO specialized in material science. Activities in the 3D printed electronics team consist of a combination of developing and engineering new setups, modifications and upgrades to existing setup, as well as practical hands on work with the 3D printers in the lab to test and validate their performance and investigate the 3D printing of innovative products and features.

What can TNO offer you?

Work enjoyment means something different for each employee. This is why we offer a-la-carte terms and conditions of employment that you can switch around on a monthly basis. Flexible working hours (like 4 days x 9 hours) and different leave schemes mean that you can create a package attuned to your specific wishes.
TNO attaches great value to both your personal and your professional development. Many opportunities exist for you to develop: conferences, courses, workshops, coaching, intervision, mentoring and job rotation. At TNO you can orchestrate your own career.

Application process

You can apply till 18th of June. The first round of interviews is scheduled on the 28th of June. The second round of interviews is scheduled for the 4th of July. After a positive selection, we will finish off the process by discussing terms and conditions of employment. We try to complete the interviews and assessment within 4 weeks.

Has this vacancy aroused your interest?

Then please feel free to apply on this vacancy! For further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

Recruiter: Anouk Bos
Mobile phone: +31 (0)6-46966194

Hiringmanager: Erwin Meinders
Phone number: 08886 65697

Note that applications via email and third party applications are not taken into consideration.


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Dr. Erwin Meinders

  • Additive manufacturing
  • 3D printing

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