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Process Engineer - Belgium  

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Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

Materialise is a dynamic Belgian high-tech worldwide company, founded in 1990, with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D Printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

Materialise produces advanced, patient-specific medical guides and implants that are used to facilitate complex surgeries. Using our advanced 3D software, we help surgeons in planning their medical treatments starting from the patient’s MRI or CT scan data. We then enable easy transfer of such planning into the OR using our case-specific surgical guides and implants, which are produced using Additive Manufacturing technology. For this high-end production process, we are looking for a Process Engineer to strengthen our team in our Belgian HQ.

Are you an engineer & are you looking for a challenging opportunity within a fast growing operational activity? Would you like to be responsible for the further growth and improvement of our medical production processes? Do you have a great interest in the medical world? Are you eager to learn and develop your knowledge? Then it is you that we are looking for to complete our team as a:

Process Engineer

As a Process Engineer you will be responsible for supporting, expanding, and continuously improving the manufacturing process for medical guides and implants

  • You map out large and complex existing operational processes using the input from different departments and through the analysis of performance parameters to ensure that irregularities, bottlenecks, quality and performance losses and disorganization of work flows can be indicated.
  • By building up your expertise in the different technologies of the manufacturing process, you will be able to advice on improvements in the process and take an active role in implementing these improvements in order to put the organization in a better place to realize its objectives, and in-line with regulatory and quality standards.
  • You will be responsible for transferring new applications, products or customers/partners to the operational processes, often by making adjustments to the existing processes or by defining new operational processes.
  • You will participate in all sorts of multidisciplinary projects, including the selection, introduction & validation of new software and hardware equipment
  • You assume overall responsibility for the management and execution of projects to improve the efficiency, quality and compliance of operational and business processes.
  • You assure new and improved processes are rolled out in the organization both in terms of process documentation and work instructions, as through training and monitoring the use of processes by employees.

The key to your success lies in the creation and execution of various projects in close collaboration with your colleagues from both development and operational teams. You will work from the HQ of Materialise in Belgium and you will be part of a young and international team of Process Engineers.


  • A master’s degree in engineering is required; a first experience in production or production techniques is a plus.
  • You have excellent communication skills in English and Dutch.
  • You have a great interest in medical regulations.
  • You have eye for detail
  • You go for zero failures
  • You are eager to learn and hardworking.
  • You are accurate and well organized: a strong focus on quality is essential when producing medical equipment.
  • You have a positive, can-do attitude.
  • You are open to travel occasionally.

Materialise offers you

We offer an inspiring and challenging job with growth potential in an innovative market. You will be part of a dedicated development team within a dynamic company that highly values openness, trust and team spirit.