Additive Manufacturing Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Anniston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Tyler Union


Tyler Union in Anniston, Alabama is expanding and building a state-of-the-art facility incorporating additive manufacturing into their advanced manufacturing processes. Use knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, materials to recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods and controls, coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.  


Tyler Union, a division of McWane, Inc. located in Anniston, Alabama has a century of success in manufacturing and selling ductile iron fittings, joint restraints, and valve boxes for the waterworks industry. This is a salaried position with an excellent benefits package with health, life, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability, vacation, and holiday. Be part of the team!


Take a tour of Tyler Union here.


All candidates offered employment must submit to a drug screen, physical, and background check.  



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all processes and procedures associated with the Tyler Union Safety Management Program.  Advise management of any deviations from this program.
  • Read and interpret blueprints of product to determine best manufacturing method.
  • Develop 3D models of sand molds and cores used in the binder jetting printing process to produce DI waterway fittings and valves.
  • Use solidification and flow simulation software to optimize tooling designs.
  • Reverse engineer legacy tooling with the aid of scanning technology, to create digital copies for production of 3D sand printed molds/cores.
  • Design and develop operating procedures for additive manufacturing process.
  • Solicits observations from the operators/production teams to identify needs and recommend process improvements.
  • Confer with suppliers.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your Manager.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related Engineering or Technology field required.
  • Computer skills required in SolidWorks required.
  • Experience with SolidCast and FlowCast preferred.
  • Computer skills preferred in Geomagic ControlX/DesignX preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Activities:


  • Must have ability to work well with team members at a cross-functional level.
  • Must be flexible and able to work well in a fast-paced environment and be competent in handling simultaneously occurring tasks and smaller projects.
  • Must be detailed oriented and a self-starter.
  • Must possess analytical and mathematical skills, quick thinking, and a solid understanding of the main principles of engineering, construction, and architecture.
  • Abilities required to perform this job successfully include information ordering; oral comprehension; written comprehension; deductive reasoning; inductive reasoning; mathematical reasoning; problems sensitivity; near vision; number facility; oral expression; visualization; category flexibility; fluency of ideas; originality; speech clarity; speech recognition; written expression; flexibility of closure; and perceptual speed. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The work environment is a typical office setting within a heavy manufacturing environment. As necessary, must wear common protective or safety equipment, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and hard hats.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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