DLP Research Engineer

17 Jul 18 Malaysia R&D

Founded in 1990, Materialise incorporates more than 25 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world. Come join our team as:

DLP Research Engineer


  • As a DLP application engineer, you are responsible for DLP research projects from start to end that support the Materialise business worldwide. These projects are typically a combination of hardware and software research for dedicated applications.
  • You work closely together with the DLP application engineer, sales application engineers and stakeholders worldwide.
  • You are able to initiate and execute research projects but always with the mind-set of bridging the gap with the business in an effective and efficient way. This means that projects needs to be defined in such a way that as soon as possible results can be transferred to the market and create business value for Materialise.
  • You are skilled in engineering analysis and have a good understanding of product and process validation. You have an analytical mind and critical way of thinking. You are systematic and perseverant.
  • You have a genuine interest in 3D printing technology and market evolutions and are eager to share your knowledge within Materialise to support the business worldwide.



  • Delivery of high quality DLP research projects (planning, execution and reporting)
  • Transfer of research results to business solutions
  • Product and process validation
  • Contributing to DLP CC strategy and year plans, spotting short-term and long-term business opportunities within the DLP market and in alignment with the year plans of the business units


  • Master Degree or PhD in mechanical engineering who is passionate in research job with business mindset or Bachelor Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in research environment.
  • Experience in research environment is a MUST
  • Experience and knowledge on 3D printing technology is definitely a plus
  • Basic knowledge of CAD, FEA or 3D measurements is a plus
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English is essential
  • Customer and business-oriented mindset

We offer attractive benefits such as:

  • 5 day work-week, with staggered work hours
  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • An MNC environment with the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams in different offices
  • Group Medical and Life Insurance
  • Sports activities