The School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg (HEIA-FR), a member institution of the Uni- versity of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO), offers bilingual and trilingual study programs at the BA and MA levels. The HEIA-FR’s iPrint institute invites applications to fill the position of:

Junior R&D Engineer in Mechatronics (80-100%)


Mission and Scope of Activities

iPrint is a research institute for digital printing and coating with a clear focus on inkjet technology. With a team of 30 faculty and staff members, iPrint offers applied research to national and inter­national industry partners in a wide range of applications where inkjet is involved, such as digital printing, printed electronics, coating, additive manufacturing and bioprinting. iPrint is the worldwide leader in inkjet training.To support our research teams, we are looking for a Junior Mechatronics Engineer. As part of our transversal technology team, you will be responsible for providing technical support to our research groups.

Your responsibilities:

  • Research printer development, assembly and commissioning (40%)
  • Research in the lab (40%)
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of platforms (15%)
  • Lab cleaning and stock management (5%)

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in mechatronics or micro technology
  • Ideally, you have been in contact with an industrial inkjet printing environment
  • You are familiar with Matlab and PLC programming, ideally Twincat
  • You feel comfortable using a CAD program such as NX or Inventor
  • You are a creative and practical person, willing to do hands-on work
  • English proficiency is mandatory. German and/or French proficiency is an advantage


iPrint is located in the Marly Innovation Center

Fixed-term employment contract: 2 years, renewable


Interested ? Send in your complete application by clicking on the Apply («Postuler») button below.