Additive Manufacturing Research Assistant Intern

Berlin, Germany

Your tasks

Orion Additive Manufacturing is seeking an Additive Manufacturing Research Assistant Intern to support research projects for 3 months or longer. The selected intern will perform the following tasks:

  • supporting CAD design and/or modeling and simulation

  • fused Filament Fabrication machinery operation as well as daily monitoring

  • gathering data on 3D printing processes and identifying opportunities for improvement 

  • conducting quality check

  • detailed and prompt communication of machine issues 

  • identifying and proposing best practices 

  • ensure all machines are in excellent working condition

  • assistance in electronic / mechanical fabrication 

The research will focus on the use of high performance polymers in FFF Additive Manufacturing, using novel hardware and print techniques. This will require experience with mechanical design and mechanical/ electrical assembly. 


Your profile

  • You are working towards a B.S. degree or Technical degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar

  • You are a creative problem solver and avid for design improvement 

  • You are fluent in English. German would be considered a plus

  • You are proficient in CAD and Solidworks

  • You are able to multitask and know how to prioritize 

  • You can tackle daily goals and you can work autonomously.

  • You communicate well and support a collaborative culture

  • You have a wide understanding of Additive Manufacturing and a strong interest in it

  • You understand and pay detailed attention to confidential protocols

  • You have experience in fused filament fabrication 

  • You take initiative to ensure processes run smoothly at all times

  • You pay attention to documenting accurately


Who we are

At Orion AM we focus on scientific research and development of Additive Manufacturing hardware technologies for solving the complex problems of today and building innovative solutions of tomorrow. We aim to drive innovation through Industrial Additive Manufacturing for advanced applications using Aerospace-Grade Polymers.

We believe in using the technologies that we develop in a responsible and ethical manner for the improvement of society and humanity as a whole.  Our curiosity fuels exploration, which drives us to innovate, create more advanced tools and further nurture our knowledge.  

What we offer

  • Direct experience in one of the most significant technologies in Industry 4.0

  • Research experience in a lab located in one of the world's leading institutions for applied research and development of electronics and their system integration

  • A hands-on attitude team and encouragement of creativity and ideas

  • The opportunity to develop your career and learn by doing

  • An energetic, transparent and friendly startup environment

  • You get to participate in the expansion of a German company headquartered in Berlin


Job type: Full-time internship

Primary Location: Berlin (Germany)

Start date: Immediately

Duration: 3-12 months

Time commitment: 40 hours/week

Salary: TBD

* Orion AM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, disability, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.