Job title: CAD/CAM Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: ADDITIVE
Expertise: Software
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Chicago
Job published: 2022-07-07
Job ID: 35427
Contact name: James Field
Phone number: +441257244748
Contact email:

Job Description

Job Title: Senior CAD/CAM Engineer
Industry: 3D printing
Location: Chicago

An additive manufacturing company is looking for a senior CAD/CAM Engineer, the individual will be reporting to the head of Engineering. As a senior CAD/CAM you will be Designing and redesigning customer parts for additive manufacturing (DED & SLM) using complex CAD/CAM software, such as Siemens NX as well as carrying out other key responsibilities.


  • Program hybrid 5-axis Additive Machining Centres on horizontal and vertical platforms.
  • Support post-processor development in collaboration with CAD/CAM supplier, factories, and customers.
  • Organize and carry out design and software workshops and trainings for customers and team members, both remotely and at customer site.
  • Coordinate additive manufacturing customer relationships for existing and future software licenses.
  •  Evaluate innovative features to be included in future software releases and coordinate implementation with software supplier.
  • Identify software trends and evaluate software innovation for technology advancement.
  •  Conduct feasibility and time studies for customer parts and support complex customer turn-key projects.
  • Support costumers in Siemens NX and communicate frequently with internal technical staff, and external customers.
  • Support sales meetings, exhibitions, and conferences.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, Master’s Degree preferred (engineering).
  •  5-10 years of experience with 5-axis CAD/CAM systems, especially with Siemens NX.
  • Experience with design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is a plus.
  • Experience with simulation software (FEM) and topology optimization or generative design is a plus.
  •  Proven experience to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences, developing and maintaining professional relationships with customers.
  • Proven organizational skills, with high attention to detail.
  •  Comfortable and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel for costumer support.