Internship: Metal Injection Molding process optimization to reduce environmental impact

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Do you want to take up the challenge to reduce the environmental impact of an important production process at Demcon?


Each one of our companies differentiates itself in its own domain with unique expertise and skills. This way they help customers improve their performance and achieve more. On the basis of their passion for technology our companies are able to combine forces. By sharing knowledge and working together we increase our social impact. Demcon metal injection moulding is a specialist in metal powder injection moulding of complex, high-precision products in large numbers. We injection mold products for many different markets such as medical, tooling industry, automotive and bicycle industry


Demcon is working on making all of its processes more sustainable.
One of the processes with the highest impact in terms of CO2 is Metal Injection Molding (MIM).
This 3-4 month internship is set-up to optimize the process and reduce the environmental impact of Demcon’s MIM facility.

This would likely involve the following steps.

·         Analysis of the efficiency MIM process itself

·         Analysis of CO2 and other emissions

·         Analysis of waste leaving via sewage water

·         Formulating concrete steps to improve the process and reduce environmental impact

·         Quantification of their potential improvement.


This internship is most suitable for a master student Process or Mechanical engineering, or similar technical background.

On-site visits, or working at the MIM facility in Enschede, are an important part of the internship.


Location: Enschede


Demcon offers a dynamic, growing and innovative organization. With our complex projects and multidisciplinary teams, we offer a good climate for this project. Thanks to enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues, our working atmosphere is good, open and informal. You will be supervised (daily) by a colleague from our department. We welcome own initiative and give you space to express this. Furthermore, we offer you a allowance and a lot of flexibility.


Then we look forward to receiving your cv. You can apply via the application button.

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application procedure.

Does this vacancy appeal to you and are you curious about the application process? This goes as follows:

1. Apply
You have applied! We will discuss it internally and respond as soon as possible.
2. Phone call
We got acquainted briefly and want to get to know each other better.
3. First call
See if there is a match from both sides and if the expectations are correct.
4. Second call
We investigate a possible collaboration more closely.
5. Offer
We both see the match! Let’s make you a suitable proposal.
6. Contract
Your response to the offer is positive. We are going to finalize the collaboration!