R&D Support Centre Manager

Over the past 10 years, 3Shape has successfully launched several revolutionary optical 3D scanner products, serving the audiological and dental restoration industries. 3Shape Dental Lab scanners enable efficient digital workflows by scanning dental impressions and gypsum models, in order to facilitate CAD design of dental restorations.CAD design of dental restorations.

The TRIOS scanners enable high-definition, digital workflows directly in the dental clinic, and are disrupting the traditional dental workflows by eliminating the need for physical impressions of patient teeth. A new and innovative Dental X-ray scanner product, 3Shape X1, will complete the 3Shape scanner product range by providing the necessary data for advanced dental implant planning.

To prepare for further growth, and in order to advance production methods and efficiency, we are establishing an R&D Support Center at our production site in Szczecin, Poland. The center will become a hub for processes like design transfer and production optimization, and among others feature a full-scale milling center for prototypes and small-scale production. Headed by the R&D Support Centre Manager, the center will grow in proportion to the 3Shape group, and be responsible for the advance of production processes and tools required to maintain our position as industry-leading 3D scanning systems.

Job Description

As the R&D Support Centre Manager, you will enable the growth of the R&D Support Center by heading the internal and external recruiting process to the center. A number of important areas will be under your responsibility, including:

  • Design transfer project portfolio management

Candidate profile

The successful candidate must demonstrate several of the following qualifications:


  • Solid technical competence. You probably have a M.Sc. in mechanical, electrical, or optical engineering.
  • 3-5 years of management experience, preferably from a similar innovation-driven industry
  • Radiantly passionate with technical products and challenges – embracing changes as a natural part of working with cutting edge technology
  • Excellent people management and development skills
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written English)
  • Solid understanding of R&D processes, with emphasis on the product realization phase
  • Mindset for seeing priorities from an end-user and an overall business perspective


In our search for new colleagues we always look for people with a cross-disciplinary and open mindset. Through cooperation with R&D project managers, developers, product owners, production engineers, supporters, and service personnel, you will get an in-depth understanding of all aspects of 3D scanner development and production, and use this enable our further growth and success. 

We offer

  • An opportunity to improve the comfort and treatment of dental patients by realizing the technology of tomorrow
  • An attractive work environment in an informal atmosphere, among best in class colleagues
  • Competitive employment terms and benefits
  • Attractive work environment in novel production facility
  • Stable employment conditions (contract of employment)
  • Lots of interesting challenges that will require your technical, analytical and communicative skills
  • Personal growth and development
  • Private medical care (for employees and family members)
  • Multi Sport Cards
  • Company events

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About Us

3Shape A/S is a Danish company specializing in the development and marketing of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the use, creation, processing, analysis and management of high quality 3D data.

Working at 3Shape

Become part of an international success, financially as well as product wise. As an employee, you have plenty of room to both make a difference and fulfill personal ambitions in a very knowledge intensive and challenging environment.

3Shape Technology

Through the relentless drive for new digital innovation by 3Shape, we claim to be the most extensive and versatile CAD/CAM system on the market.

3Shape - a Global Company

3Shape is headquartered in Copenhagen, with development teams in Denmark as well as in the Ukraine and with a production site in Poland. 3Shape is a global company with presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Our People

Employing and developing the right people is an important key to 3Shape's success. We want to be the best within our business, an ambition which has created a true fighting spirit throughout the company - with lots of commitment and courage, and a professional attitude towards business.