Lab Technician (m/f/d) Powder Bed Fusion

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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Heidelberg, DE
Company: BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN57553041_ONLE_2

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH. Within structures similar to those of a startup, we serve our customers in the automotive, aerospace and consumer goods industries in a dynamic market. We build the business in materials, system solutions, components and services in the 3D printing segment and work closely with the global research platforms and application technicians of BASF.

What you can expect

As a lab technician (m/f/d), you will support the technical team in our BASF 3D-Printing lab for Powder Bed Fusion.

  • You will handle print jobs for external customer parts as well as internal material/process qualifications and operate with Powder Bed Fusion equipment such as Laser Sintering and High Speed Sintering machines.
  • You will evaluate and report on new 3D-printing materials on different machine types.
  • You will optimize the build quality through systematic process parameter analyses.
  • Furthermore, you will analyze produced parts/specimens and raw materials, conduct quality checks and maintain a safe and clean lab environment.
  • In addition, you are responsible for the order handling from CAD data, printability checks and the preparation of build jobs to the finished product.

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed your vocational training in the fields of model making, tool making, plastics technology or similar and already gained work experience.
  • You possess a good understanding of project management, quality control, quality assurcance and you are familar with lab processes and the technology in the specific industry.
  • Furthermore, you are well acquainted with the standard IT applications and versed in using your excellent language skills in German and English on a daily basis at work.
  • On a personal level, you impress with your presentation skills and your strong ability to achieve successes as part of a team.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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