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Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. We supply products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. Renishaw is a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where it designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print’​ parts from metal powder. We are a global company with our Americas HQ located in West Dundee, IL.

Our Applications Engineers in our Additive Manufacturing group facilitate sales and marketing activities as well as provide on-going customer support functions for the additive manufacturing product line. This is an on-site role with up to 60% travel required.

Support sales, marketing and engineering activities by leveraging expertise in 3D CAD and AM print preparation software and using Renishaw Metal AM machines.
Support regional marketing efforts with the creation of case study materials.
Support new customer adoption of metal AM technology by providing advice on product design, process parameters and key operating metrics.
Support existing customers in basic troubleshooting of process related errors.
Regularly operate additive manufacturing machines in the Renishaw AM Solutions Center.
Regularly operate post-processing equipment related to the above.
Devise, conduct and examine basic experiments of process capability, e.g. laser parameter development for bulk density with Archimedes density checks to verify.
Produce documented collateral in support of above activities.
Attend trade shows and assist in their preparation alongside dedicated marketing personnel
Provide operator training across Renishaw’s AM hardware and software product portfolio locally and off-site at customer facilities.
All other duties as assigned.
Approximately 60% travel requirement.


Education and Experience – Minimum

Diploma or Associates Degree in an electrical, mechanical or chemical engineering related field.
Ability to demonstrate competence with fundamental engineering-related mathematical operations e.g., algebra and trigonometry.
Must be a US citizen or Legal Permanent Resident in order to meet US ITAR requirements.
Valid US driver’s license.

Education and Experience – Preferred

3 years’ work experience in a technical role.
Certification of ability in any 3D printing technology.
Certification of ability in a manufacturing technology e.g., CNC, welding, fabrication etc.

Competencies, Knowledge and Skills

Experience with and comfort with public speaking and presenting.
Basic understanding of 3D CAD/CAM software and its use.
Basic understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) principles.
Familiarity with mechanics and materials e.g. Hooke’s law, Stress/Strain relations, Fatigue etc.
Ability to operate machinery with instruction.
Familiar and comfortable with the use of common hand tools.
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve in an efficient and timely manner.
Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office products e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally:

Exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of intense conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

This position is very active and requires frequent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items over 90 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Extensive travel by air and road.

Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Affirmative action employer of minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Renishaw offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package for employees including health, dental and vision benefits, a 401K plan with company match, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, vacation and personal time, paid company holidays and an employee assistance program.

Reasonable Accommodation:

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Renishaw, or if you require reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-286-9953 or contact us at

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