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POSITION TITLE:   Technical Fellow

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is an opportunity to directly impact the state of the art as a senior technical member of a dynamic small business specializing in metal additive manufacturing (AM) products and technologies. The position requires an experienced professional with excellent technical and communication skills to lead AM technology/product development in a results-oriented collaborative environment. Attention to detail, adherence to safety protocols, personal integrity, and commitment to quality work are a must. A flexible schedule, informal environment, and opportunities to demonstrate technical leadership provide a setting for creative, impactful work.


  • Lead/support research projects to advance existing/new technology developments
  • Identify/support teaming and partnership opportunities to promote technical collaborations
  • Assess readiness for advanced technology demonstrations and transition opportunities
  • Define and execute technical tasks to meet project/product milestones
  • Lead/support proposals to secure government/industry/internal funding
  • Present research results at sponsor meetings and technical conferences
  • Document research results in project reports and scientific publications
  • Adhere to all safety protocols, operating instructions, and security requirements
  • Other duties as required to meet project needs


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in relevant scientific or engineering field
  • Minimum 5 years as principal investigator on externally-funded portfolio of AM research projects
  • Proven subject matter expertise as demonstrated by patents, presentations, and/or publications
  • Must be US citizen or permanent resident


  • Supervisory or team leadership/mentorship experience
  • Additive manufacturing experience in industrial setting


Employment Type:  Initially part time (hourly), anticipate full time later in 2021 pending funding

Work Shift:  Daytime / office hours

Travel:  10-25% for customer/partner site visits and technical meetings

Physical Requirements:  Must have adequate vision, hearing, motor skills, and ability to lift 25 lbs unassisted to support experiments in research/manufacturing setting

Location:  Beavercreek, Ohio

Supervisor:  Director of Research & Technology

Desired Start:  As soon as available

Open Additive, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer.
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