Tiffany & Co.

  • Senior Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/12/2018 4:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    Founded in New York in 1837, Tiffany & Co. is the world’s premier jeweler and America’s house of design. An iconic brand with a rich and storied heritage, Tiffany has always been a leader in fine craftsmanship, and this rich heritage creates the foundation for this role. Tiffany is researching the application of additive manufacturing (AM) as part of its ongoing innovation efforts.


    • Design, carry out, analyze, and present experiments related to optimizing precious metal additive manufacturing from powder to final part
    • Utilize analytical and physical testing aperatus to qualify spherical powders and finished parts for metal additive manufacturing applications
    • Choose and implement appropriate post sintering treatments (i.e., HIP, mass finish)
    • Utilize best practices to program and run plasma and gas atomization machinery
    • Choose and implement appropriate support structure/sintering profile to deliver component requirements via spec tolerance packages
    • Operate additive manufacturing printing equipment
    • Lead AM process/materials/research engineers utilizing best practices  
    • Maintain appropriate additive manufacturing validation and process records
    • Maintain appropriate additive manufacturing laboratory equipment
    • Determine equipment and tools needed in order to achieve R&D and manufacturing goals
    • Work with external partners as TCO subject matter expert
    • Support the additive manufacturing  processes by applying scientific/quantitative solutions focused on improved manufacturability across all of TCO component/product lines
    • Identify and support the implementation of industry best practices in product development (in CAD, redesign and reenginnering, model making, and production)




    • MS in Mechanical Engineering; Materials Engineering; Material Science; or Metallurgy
    • 3-5 years of demonstrated Laboratory/R&D/Manufacturing experience utilizing Binder Jetting Additive Manufacturing technology related to metal processing  and property analysis
    • Demonstrated technical leadership in project management and product development
    • Exceptional technical competency in the areas of metal additive manufacturing processes- from powder to post processing
    • Working knowledge on spheroidizing metal powders
    • Able to read technical drawings and analyze complex problems
    • Fluent with Microsoft Office packages
    • Proficient in English(both written and oral)
    • CAD, Rapid Prototyping, advanced manufacturing methods experience
    • Ability to work in a small team atmosphere
    • Experience or training in SPC ; DOE
    • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both teaching and influencing


    • PHD in Materials Engineering; Material Science;or Metallurgy
    • Management/project management training or equivalent
    • Metallurgical experience with precious metals knowledge


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