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Vacancies Application Lab Intern
Surface Solutions Segment | Balzers

 

Application Lab Intern

Oerlikon Balzers is one of the world’s leading suppliers of surface technologies that significantly improve the performance and durability of precision components as well as tools for the metal and plastics processing industries. Oerlikon Balzers operates a dynamically growing network of more than 100 coating centres in 35 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

With centres in the US, European and Asian markets, the global Customer Solution Center (CSC) team develops new innovative solutions in partnership with customers active in the Aero, Power Generation and Medical industry segments. The role of the CSC Precision Components (CSC PrC) team is to ensure that the developed solutions are production ready worldwide.

We are looking for an intern for the CSC Precision Components Application Lab located in Balzers, Liechtenstein. The internship duration will be for 6 months

 

Responsibilities

The Application Lab Intern will be in charge of conducting wear tests of thin-film coatings. The Application Lab consists of a set of tribological lab-scale test rigs used for the wear assessment of coatings. The Application Lab Intern is responsible for testing activities conducted for external as well as for internal customers such as R&D project leaders, product managers, marketing and sales.

  • Conduct high temperature solid particle erosion tests of thin-film coatings
  • Wear measurement by 3D confocal microscopy
  • Operate metrology tools for characterization of coatings
  • Follow standard testing procedures and interpret customer specifications
  • Maintain all tests parameters and results in a database system
  • Summary of benchmark tests in form of product flyers, in agreement with marketing and sales
  • An internship report is expected at the end of the training period

 

We expect

  • Previous experience in the field of wear testing and thin-film coatings is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and database applications
  • Individual must have strong work ethic, be detail-oriented, and creative
  • Must be able to work in an environment with minimal supervision
  • English knowledge, German is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively

 

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2016. The company invested CHF 94 million in R&D in 2016 and has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Surface Solutions Segment of the Oerlikon Group includes the two brands Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco. The Segment operates more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centres in 37 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, employing more than 6 000 people.
Oerlikon Balzers is one of the world’s leading suppliers of surface technologies that significantly improve the performance and durability of precision components as well as tools for the metal and plastics processing industries. Oerlikon Balzers operates a dynamically growing network of more than 100 coating centres in 35 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.

Advertised Since
12/18
Sandra Verling
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