We are looking for you: Working Student for 3D spare part engineering (m/d/f)


Venture Team: Replique.io

Chemovator is the business incubator of BASF. We provide a protected space to build commercial ventures from unconventional ideas. Our Venture Teams take full ownership of their idea, creatively explore their business, learn fast and pivot beyond corporate boundaries. Moreover, we foster a startup atmosphere with a lean approach to quickly test business ideas, while using all advantages and networks BASF has to offer.

Our Venture Replique.io is offering a encrypted network of 3D Printing devices for decentral manufacturing of spare parts of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). Replique solves the problem of keeping digital ownership and licensing of 3D printing files for decentral manufacturing. Thus, we fulfill customers’ needs to receive rare spare parts in lot size 1, without the need for minimum order quantities.

We are looking for a motivated and highly self-driven student to support our early business development phase. Are you the right one to be part together with on us our Chemovator journey and conquer the additive manufacturing market?

Your role

  • You research what characteristics a part needs to have in order to be eligible for 3D printing considering geometry and potential economical impact in close collaboration with our engineering department

  • You develop a decision tree based on the research above which help our customers to find 3D printable spare parts

  • You execute and monitor 3D print jobs and review the results together with engineers

  • You propose redesigns of parts if needed

  • You review existing CAD models of customers and evaluate them for 3D printing

  • You help the development team in implementing technical knowledge in the digital product

  • You support the founders in product strategy definition when it comes to definition of target industries and investigating suitable parts

  • You evaluate and present your results in a coherent manner to the international team of founders and the Venture Board

You offer

  • You will soon be completing a degree (Bachelor or Masters) in the field of mechanical engineering or related fields with above-average results

  • You have solid understanding about manufacturing processes with the common technologies, ideally with hands on experience (e.g. through a prior apprenticeship)

  • Experience in Additive Manufacturing and passion for the technology is a plus

  • Knowledge of Software Tools like AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Autodesk Fusion, Materialise Magics, Slic3R or Cura is yet another plus

  • You can present your results in English

We offer

  • A steady interaction and dialogue with experienced experts from two worlds – corporate BASF and our wide external network

  • Use the mass of experiences of your colleagues and our Entrepreneurs in Residence to develop yourself and your Venture further

  • Flexible working time and mobile work as well as usual perks of a company in the startup environment, e.g. free drinks and an inspiring atmosphere within an unconventional location in Mannheim

  • A competitive salary and the opportunity to be part of the growing Venture Team Replique.io

Are you interested?

Nothing is set in stone yet, so your input is highly welcome. Please contact Tobias Seeger (Tobias.Seeger@chemovator.com) with your relevant documents. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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