Job: Mechanical Technician
About the Company
ALCAN is a start-up company working towards a future where every moving vehicle (cars, ships, trains, planes) has broadband connection by using ALCAN’s ground-breaking liquid crystal based smart antennas. ALCAN’s patented technology enables ultra-thin, lightweight flat panel antennas which can track satellites fully electronically without any moving parts.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to be a part of this exciting change and work towards developing these antennas to make a global impact by enabling communication easier for every human being.
We have an open full-time position within our Business team for a Mechanical Technician in Darmstadt, Germany.
ALCAN offers a generous relocation package to cover the moving costs if the employee is outside of the southern Frankfurt Rhein-Main area.
- Establishment and maintenance of a professional workshop
- Support of our electronic and mechanical research and development department
- Construction of special machines and devices
- Assembly and testing of antenna prototypes
- Procurement of tools and parts from external suppliers using German and English.
- Operating machines and using hand tools and power tools to machine and assemble parts
- Knowledge of the practical application of engineering, science and technology
- Preferably, completed of a formal apprenticeship or work experience program
- Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Must be a passionate, self-motivated, and ideally an ambitious hobbyist about Mechanical and/or Electronics related devices/machinery
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in:
- German (B1 /B2 Level)
- English (Intermediate Level)
- Essential to have good working IT Skills
- Ability to analyze problems and develop solutions
- Curiosity and the desire to learn
- Motivation to work in a team
- A good understanding of design and manufacturing processes
- Flexibility to adapt to rapid changes in the work environment