Additive Manufacturing Core Laboratory Senior Specialist Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Title: Additive Manufacturing Core Laboratory Senior Specialist


Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Science


Organization Name:Research Laboratories

About University

The Additive Manufacturing Core Lab Senior Specialist is responsible to manage and take care of the new additive manufacturing facility that includes the EOS400-4 and a range of activities and responsibilities related to additive manufacturing R&D project development and technical business development. The Senior Specialist, Additive Manufacturing Core Lab will coordinate safety and maintenance programs to ensure compliance with all relevant policies, codes and best practices.

Brief Description

Contribute to the development of the Lab’s strategy, as well as annual business plans.

Contribute to the development of the Lab’s policies and procedures, in line with the overall business objectives of the University, ensuring they promote leading practices and excellence.

Contribute to the development and management of the Lab’s budgets and report back on a timely basis to ensure that divergences are addressed promptly.

Detailed Description

Laboratory Safety

Drive practices and metrics, which ensure that the laboratories operate in compliance with all aspects of Khalifa University Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) policies.

Laboratory Operations

Coordinate operational policies and procedures; work with research staff on issues that impact laboratory services.

Coordinate and supervise the performance of routine and specialized technical procedures in assigned laboratories.

Assist with laboratory goals and operational procedures for quality, efficiency, and waste reduction.

Participate in planning and executing budgets, aligning with financial targets and managing projects related to additive manufacuturing.

Ensure lab equipment is operational to the maximum extent possible and improve operations through efficient use of existing equipment.

Monitor functionality of new equipment to ensure compliance.

Improve lab operations through efficient use of existing equipment.

Coordinate the installation of new equipment and maintaining the inventory of all lab equipment.

Oversee day-to-day operation of Lab equipment, EOS M400-4, Bandsaw, Shot Peening and Heat Treatment.

Establish and interact with the wider supply chain to ensure builds are appropriately post-processed to meet requirements.

Work with machine stakeholders to help optimize topology and ‘buildability’ of components for additive manufacturing.

Build networks within the additive manufacuturing space including developing projects and sharing responsibility for specific revenue goals related to additive manufacuturing.

Work on designing supporting structures and manufacturing components

Provide technical management and hands-on contributions in the core technology areas of additive manufacuturing.

Provide accurate estimates for cost, quantity and build time for potential production components

Own and implement machine maintenance schedules and up-keep of the lab.

Create detailed manufacturing documents associated with the operation of the additive manufacturing machines.

Trouble shoot and problem solve issues associated with manufacturing difficulties.

Perform analytical, mechanical and metrological measurements on printed components.

Uphold good communication with machine manufacturer to ensure overall equipment efficiency is maintained.

Resource management

Assist in the determination of fiscal requirements and in the preparation of budgetary recommendations, including recommending capital…