Position Overview

Bcomp Ltd. is a young and dynamic Swiss company specialised in natural fibre composites. We develop, produce and supply natural fibre reinforcements and preforms with high specific stiffness, for applications in the sports & leisure, motorsports, marine, aerospace and large-scale automotive industries.

The R&D department needs support to produce and test material samples, research, develop and validate new or existing material solutions and processes including tool design optimisation. This may involve being assigned to a long-running development project with important responsibilities and / or smaller supporting tasks for the R&D team.

Qualifications and Personal Qualities

Main tasks and Responsabilities

The list below is meant to illustrate the tasks you might be asked to do. It is not fixed and can be dis-cussed with Bcomp depending on your strength and Bcomp’s needs.

  • Processing of thermoset and thermoplastic composite parts for testing / sampling. / Skills: epoxy resin infusion, autoclave, compression moulding, …
  • Explore the influence of matrices on mechanical properties of composite parts./ Skills: samples preparation, 3-points bending, DMA analysis.
  • Develop a method to optically characterize fabrics’ distortion./ Skills: image processing, coding.
  • Characterize materials’ UV resistance, moisture absorption, colors and other properties. / Skills: following test standards, dynamic moisture sorption, spectrophotometry.
  • Support R&D and Quality team in characterizing and validating products. / Skills: basics of automotive quality and validation processes.

We offer

  • 1’500 CHF / month gross salary (pro rata)
  • 2.5 weeks paid vacation for 6 months (pro rata)
  • High level of expertise to learn from and progress on composite manufacturing, testing, design, life cycle analysis, etc.
  • Flexible and welcoming work environment
  • Automatic authorship for publications / patents related to the work.

Many full-fledged engineers at Bcomp were once interns who had shown the right interest, initiative and technical skills to be offered a position at the end of their Master’s studies

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Job Opening – R&D Intern

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