Bachelor/Master Thesis Process Development

Bachelor/Master Thesis Process Development

SLM Solutions is an integrated solutions provider and metal additive manufacturing partner. The robust Selective Laser Melting metal additive manufacturing systems optimize fast, reliable and cost-efficient production for complex, completely dense metal parts.
With our 450 Employees from over 25 nations, SLM Solutions Group AG is headquartered in Lübeck, Germany with offices in China, France, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore and the United States.

Diversity is a part of SLM. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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Position Descriptions: 

Bachelor/Master Thesis

Assessing the environmental impact of SLM machines
The current climate crisis as well as the need to increase the cost-efficiency of our machines rise the need for an improvement of the energy efficiency of our additive manufacturing machines. To accomplish that it is important to setup a framework which lets us assess the current and future state of energy and media consumption as well as the production of hazardous waste of our machines.
Comprehensive literature research on how to calculate machine energy consumption/ efficiency and specific literature already present in that field regarding the SLM technology.
Identify all media in and outlets according to our different machine types
Setup the measurement equipment and create a structured way to capture and evaluate the data over many different build jobs, machines and materials. Implement the procedure into our daily business.
Calculate KPI´s from the acquired data to assess the individual energy efficiency
Define measures (short and long term) to increase energy efficiency
(Depending on the timeframe master/bachelor thesis): Implement selected improvements and evaluate their influence on the KPI´s
With SLM, you will get a wide range of insights: Our colleagues with a focus on engineering, data science and computer science will support you in your daily work.

Qualification Requirements: 

  • enrolled student of environmental engineering bachelor / master studies
  • enjoy working with data and modeling
  • ability to learn new topics independently
  • enjoy driving innovation as part of a team

Our Offer: 

  • Diverse, global, growing organization with flat hierarchies in a trend-setting industry
  • A versatile and responsible field of activity in a fast growing and international company
  • A future-proof job with the innovation leader in the AM market
  • Short decision-making processes and flat hierarchies
  • Great colleagues from over 25 nations
  • Great Office space in Lübeck
  • Modern structures and state-of-the-art technology


Apply now. Please send your application including your CV, possible starting date and salary expectations via our online application tool.

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SLM Solutions Group AG
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