Laser Application Intern

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations.

Your role

Trusting in brave ideas" this is our promise to everyone who works for us. As a family business, we make long-term decision and provide our people with the trust and stability needed to bring their ideas to fruition, even the unconventional ones. Being a market and technology leader in machine tools and lasers, we courageously shape the manufacturing of tomorrow, meeting every challenge with bold, fresh thinking.



This internship is a fantastic opportunity for college or university students to learn about fast developing laser and manufacturing industries. You will learn to program and use industrial lasers for feasibility studies for various customers, and you will be involved in development activities with latest equipment. This internship will provide an overview and practical experience in the Applications and Services Department at TRUMPF in Plymouth, MI (TUSD). The intern will be engaged in the day to day of the Laser Application Center and will be supporting the completion of customer applications with a focus on Laser marking and welding. The intern will support one or more experienced engineers in assignments, shadow operations, and have personal assignments as part of larger projects within the LAC.

 Principle Duties & Responsibilities

 Basic operation of TruMark and TruDisk laser equipment and process sample parts from various materials

  • Post processing of samples and communicating with 3rd parties on post processing support, as needed
  • Assist laser application engineers with various tasks related to laser marking and welding
  • Handle metallurgy equipment such as microscopes, cross section equipment
  • Take part in customer visit preparations
  • Being part of various design of experiments in the field of laser processing
  • Work with 2D/3D software
  • Take part in Laser Application Center meetings
  • Maintain Laser Application Center equipment and premises in excellent condition
  • Any additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by management
  • Adhere to all company guidelines


 Must maintain Valid Driver’s License

Your profile

Physical Requirement


  • Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office, and ability to conduct normal amount of work on a computer.


Education & Experience


  • Enrolled in a 4-year college or university with a concentration in Engineering, Physics or related field. Junior or Senior status is preferred
  • Relevant industry experience with lasers, laser applications, or other manufacturing processes is beneficial
  • Experience in metallurgy and materials science is preferred
  • Analytical thinking and capability to work in a structured manner is essential
  • Previous CAD experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office; Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint


TRUMPF Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as need arises.  The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.


TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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TRUMPF is and will remain a family business. The following five members of our management holding ensure continuity and constant development. We are looking forward to your online application Ms Jennings from the personnel area

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