Trainee: Portal cutter WTB / Mechatronics

Vacancy by Variass

  • Variass
  • Drachten
  • HBO
  • Undetermined time

Variass GroupAccelerators in optimizing development & production
As a system supplier and EMS specialist, Variass develops, industrializes and produces electronic and mechatronic high-tech solutions for its customers. Variass contributes to products that really matter in our world. For the market of tomorrow, in the field of Defense & Security, Medical and Industry. We combine and integrate development and production and accelerate optimization and apply today's knowledge for tomorrow's ambition. Variass has offices in Drachten and Veendam and a total of 125 employees.

Variass Development
With a versatile team, we focus in close cooperation with the customer on the development and industrialization of customer-specific products.

Assignment description
Upgrading our portal cutter & designing universal test fixture

  • Find/write postprocessor for solidworks CAM to UCCNC Stepcraft
  • Designing and building a work table for the portal cutter
  • Design and build shielding/housing
  • Design extraction
  • Make a stop & wasteboard with a fixed 0 point
  • Datasheet for best type of cutter for different material types
  • Write maintenance plan
  • Convert PCB designs to G-code and mill with the CNC
  • Designing a universal test fixture that we use to test pcba's
  • Work instruction for using the milling machine with regard to future series production test fixtures


  • Being able to work independently
  • proactive
  • Communicative and social skills
  • Open to new knowledge and ideas
  • investigating
  • Knowledge/experience of electronics/mechatronics product development

Variass offers you
A nice varied function within an environment that is focused on cooperation, innovation and dynamics.

  • Working on innovative projects
  • Together with other students and staff
  • Content guidance
  • Internship fee €250 per month
  • Travel allowance if applicable

Information and application
Call or email for more information about the assignment or to apply Robert Roossien (0598-619475,

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