About Spare Parts 3D

Located in France with branches in Singapore, Spare Parts 3D leads the revolution in the 3D printing industry, transforming how spare parts are managed across sectors like Railway, Oil & Gas, Home Appliances, and Semiconductors. Using our state-of-the-art DigiPART™ software, we digitize inventories and provide insights that propel additive manufacturing (AM) deployment globally. Our network ensures on-demand production capabilities worldwide, significantly cutting warehousing costs and enhancing supply chain efficiency.

Join Our Team

Are you a proactive individual ready to tackle new challenges in a dynamic, high-tech environment? If you are eager to impact the cutting-edge field of additive manufacturing significantly, we invite you to apply.

Role Overview

As an Additive Manufacturing Engineering Intern focusing on Process Improvement, you will report directly to the Engineering Head and play a critical role in enhancing the operational efficiency of our DigiPart Identify projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • AM Process Improvement: Establish and maintain a continuous improvement strategy for our technical database, encompassing AM technologies, materials, machines, and cost models.
  • Industry Collaboration: Source and qualify key applications by technology and material by establishing connections with relevant industry partners, including Machine OEMs, feedstock providers, and service bureaus.
  • Technical Research and Documentation: Write a technical paper on the DigiPART model’s accuracy, focusing on technical recommendations and cost estimation.

This role is an excellent opportunity to dive deep into the additive manufacturing processes, offering both hands-on experience and theoretical research opportunities.

Team Collaboration

  • You will collaborate closely with our operational teams across Europe and Asia, ensuring a cohesive strategy across all technical fronts.
  • Comprehensive training on DigiPart Identify project delivery will be provided to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge.

Learning Opportunities

  • Develop a thorough understanding of continuous process improvement strategies within the AM field.
  • Gain practical experience in sourcing, qualifying, and collaborating with key industry partners.
  • Enhance your technical writing and research skills through the development of a significant technical paper.

Candidate Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Quality-focused with a pragmatic approach to process improvement.
  • Highly motivated with a strong desire to learn and contribute to team success.
  • Excellent team player, proficient in collaborating across diverse groups.
  • Able to work effectively with minimal supervision.

Why Join Us?

This internship offers a unique chance to make a direct impact on our project operations and delivery within the innovative world of additive manufacturing. You will learn from industry professionals and develop skills that are crucial to your professional growth in this rapidly advancing field.

About Spare Parts 3D

Spare Parts 3D, a pioneering company headquartered in France with offices in Singapore, revolutionizes the spare parts industry by offering cutting-edge 3D printing solutions to various sectors such as Railway, Oil & Gas, Home appliances, and semiconductors. Through our proprietary DigiPART™ software, we digitize spare parts inventories by providing data-driven insights that inform decision-making and drive AM deployment. Our worldwide access to networks of 3D printers in Australia, Europe, Asia, and America allows us to produce on-demand, anywhere, and anytime, significantly reducing warehousing costs and streamlining the supply chain.

If you can take on responsibilities, are a go-getter, and are looking for a new challenge in a high-tech fast-developing sector, do not hesitate to apply now!

Role Overview:

As a key member of our delivery team working directly under our Operation Head, you will play a crucial role in the operation and delivery of DigiPart Identify projects to our customers. This role is not merely a job; it’s an invitation to be part of a dynamic delivery team with significant responsibilities and opportunities for learning, growth, and making a real impact.

Responsibilities:

In this role, your key responsibilities will include:

  1. Material Selection: You will be responsible for choosing the most suitable AM materials and conventional options, considering specifications, performances, and durability.
  2. Process Recommendation: You’ll provide critical insights into AM processes, identifying their capabilities and limitations to enhance project outcomes.
  3. Mechanical Specifications and Functional Requirements: You will identify and define the necessary mechanical specifications and functional requirements for each project.
  4. Data preparation: You will ensure that all technical data relevant to the analysis are qualified and properly interpreted by DigiPART.

Your responsibilities will offer a unique opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the additive manufacturing field, from recommending individual parts to identifying large-scale needs.

Additionally, this role comes with the responsibility of working closely with our COO and the rest of our operational team spread across Europe and Asia. To ensure you are well-prepared for these tasks, we provide comprehensive training on DigiPart Identify project delivery.

Learning Opportunities:

  • Material Selection: Develop expertise in selecting appropriate AM and conventional materials, focusing on their specifications, performance, and durability.
  • Process Recommendation: Gain critical insights into various AM processes, understanding their capabilities and limitations to enhance project outcomes.
  • Mechanical Specifications and Functional Requirements: Learn to identify and define necessary mechanical specifications and functional requirements for diverse projects.
  • Data Preparation: Gain experience in data analysis and interpretation skills relevant to 3D printing projects, ensuring technical data is qualified and correctly interpreted by DigiPART.

Requirements:

To succeed in this role, you should:

  1. Be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in Material Science or Mechanical/Industrial Engineering.
  2. Be quality-focused with a pragmatic approach to delivery.
  3. Be exceptionally motivated with a strong desire to learn.
  4. Be a team player who enjoys collaborating with others.
  5. Be able to focus and operate efficiently with minimal supervision.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting delivery team, learning from professionals while having a direct impact on our project operations and delivery. We are excited to help you learn, grow, and develop in the world of additive manufacturing.

Spare Parts 3D, a pioneering company headquartered in France with offices in Singapore, revolutionizes the spare parts industry by offering cutting-edge 3D printing solutions to various sectors such as Railway, Oil & Gas, Home appliances, and semiconductors. Through our proprietary DigiPART™ software, we digitize spare parts inventories by providing data-driven insights that inform decision-making and drive AM deployment. Our worldwide access to networks of 3D printers in Australia, Europe, Asia, and America allows us to produce on-demand, anywhere, and anytime, significantly reducing warehousing costs and streamlining the supply chain.

If you are a proactive and ambitious individual seeking a challenging opportunity in a rapidly growing high-tech sector, don’t hesitate to apply now!

Job Summary:

As our AM Engineering Intern, you’ll be integral to our progress, contributing to the development of innovative features and enhancing existing ones. Your work will primarily aim to augment the quality and efficiency of our DigiPart Identify solution. Your scope of work will span across areas such as technical and functional part analysis, costing methods (both AM and conventional), and material science.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with the Product Manager in devising and refining product features. For instance, you may contribute to brainstorming sessions for a new module within our DigiPart software.
  • Gather, organize, and sustain a robust database of critical technical data, such as material properties, process parameters, and part designs, supporting our developmental and operational activities.
  • Create innovative techniques and tools for the identification of parts suitable for additive manufacturing. This could include developing an algorithm for automated design analysis or a material selection process.
  • Record and document your developmental activities, which might involve creating a risk analysis report, performing FMEA for a particular manufacturing process, or drafting SOPs for newly introduced workflows.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or a related field.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong problem-solving abilities with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge: Experience in either Mechanical design, Material selection, Process characterization, or Quality Processes.
  • Technical Proficiency: Comfortable with Python, data processing libraries (e.g., Pandas, NumPy), and databases (SQL, noSQL).
  • User-Centric: Practical, with a focus on user experience.
  • Motivated Team Player: Eager to learn and excel in a team setting.
  • Independent: Capable of focused, efficient work with minimal supervision.

Remember, we’re not just looking for someone who ticks all the boxes. We’re looking for a dynamic individual who’s ready to grow and evolve alongside us. If you see this as more than just an internship, but as a step towards your future, we’d be thrilled to welcome you to our team.

Learning Objectives:

This internship aims to enhance your skills and understanding in:

  • Cutting-edge 3D printing solutions and software,
  • Technical and functional part analysis, costing methods, and material science,
  • Python programming, focusing on data processing libraries and databases,
  • User-centric design and practical problem-solving,
  • Operations in a fast-growing high-tech company.

Mentorship and Support:

  • Guided by our Digital-CTO, Technical-CTO, and DigiPart Product Owner, you’ll have regular check-ins for progress review and feedback, facilitating a productive and enriching internship experience.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples or portfolio pieces. In your cover letter, describe your interest in data analysis, as well as any previous experience with data processing and validation.

About Spare Parts 3D

Headquartered in France with an office in Singapore, Spare Parts 3D (SP3D) is a software and service company that provides additive manufacturing-based solutions to solve spare parts supply chain problems. SP3D developed DigiPART a machine-learning-based software that allows industrial clients to automate parts identification, digital inventory creation; access to 3D printers to make distributed manufacturing a value-generating proposition.

Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of qualification envelopes for Additive Manufacturing (AM)
  • Elevating process definition and documentation toward automated streamlined qualification of parts for high-mix low-volume production
  • Collaboration with DigiPART Product and R&D Teams to ensure the identification and implementation of new features supporting the activity
  • Engage with development partners and collaboration with vendors

Requirements

  • BSc or MSc in engineering (mechanical, material, process, or related field)
  • Proven experience in a production engineering role (manufacturing / AM industry)
  • 4 to 6 years of hands-on printing experience in the relevant AM metal technology (industrialization strategies, build failure analysis).
  • Has led the qualification of end-use parts for industrial equipment (oil & gas, mobility, offshore, power generation, …)
  • Strong knowledge in manufacturing, machining, heat treatment, and quality control.
  • In-depth understanding of relevant quality standards within the manufacturing sector, particularly those applicable to additive manufacturing such as ASTM, DNV, or API.
  • Strong collaborative skills, capable of working with cross-functional teams, including development, operation, and quality assurance departments.