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Process Engineer - Materialise Motion


As a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for the evaluation and validation of new materials and technologies related to 3D printed footwear and electronics to solve problems related to the processing of materials or the use of the technologies.

  • You will collaborate in a cross-functional team that works across the domain of 3D printed footwear.
  • You will develop efficient processes w.r.t. assembly of 3Dprints and footwear materials. 
  • You will collaborate in a team that works to produce dedicated electronical measurement tools with paramedical application. 
  • You assist in optimizing pre-designed electronics by in-house and out-house routes. 
  • You will perform tests and optimizations to increase the quality and economics of these technologies and productions.
  • You help to develop efficient practices, methodologies and technical improvements to ensure the framework to support operations in its production and quality KPI’s. 
  • You will embed these practices in SOP’s and introduce and implement these into our production. You can take a technical lead in project-based development.
  • You will participate in multidisciplinary projects, for example: the selection and introduction of new equipment and materials.
  • In case of quality deviation, you will use this as opportunity to drive improvement. Assess existing processes, report process status and quality changes. Perform root cause analysis and use this as a tool to drive process improvement'. 
    The key to your success lies in the creation and execution of these projects in close collaboration with your colleagues from development, product and operational teams. You will work from Materialise Motion in Paal, Belgium and you will be part of a dynamic team reporting into Production Operations manager. You will work side by side with the Materialise Process Engineering team (HQ, Leuven, Belgium).


  • You have a master’s degree in science, engineering, bio-engineering or industrial engineering. 
  • Some experience as a process engineer or similar in a production environment would be a significant asset. 
  • You have excellent communication skills in English and Dutch. 
  • You have a hands-on mentality and are able to work independently in a structured way; 
  • Any experience in electronics, materials and/or footwear would be a significant advantage. 
  • You are result-oriented and have a can-do attitude. You see technical issues as a challenge/opportunity. 
  • You have a quality mindset and project-based approach. 
  • You are a good communicator and dedicated hands-on problem solver.
  • You have a broad/polyvalent knowledge and interest 
  • We offer an inspiring and challenging job with growth potential in an innovative market. You will be part of a dedicated team within a dynamic company that highly values openness, trust and team spirit.

  • Having a healthy work-life balance

    When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

  • Personal growth and career opportunities

    Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

  • Team building

    It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team building activities, lively after-work drinks and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

  • Innovation is key

    Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.

  • Process Engineer - Materialise Motion

    materialise nv, Belgium
    Process Engineer
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