Start-Up, Full-time internship
Location: Buchholz in der Nordheide
(near Hamburg, Germany)

We help to solve the global plastic problem! Wanna join us?


We are looking for a tech enthusiast who helps us further develop the technology to produce our novel, advanced biomaterial. As an intern you experience the scale-up of our technology first-hand – you support us in operating and optimizing our pilot plant! While actively assisting our operator team, you gather process information and  use it for your own improvement projects at the pilot plant or to provide input for the planning of our first industrial plant. Are you interested in helping to build an ambitious startup right from the start and to scale-up our production? Then we are looking for you!


What you’ll be doing:


  • Support our operators in running our pilot plant

  • Gather and edit data of the production process from different sources (plant control system, quality analysis, raw material, ..)

  • Find patterns in order to improve the performance of our pilot plant and to set the basis for the development of our industrial plants

  • Lead your own improvement project at the pilot plant (our experienced engineering team will assist you)


What we’re looking for:


  • You are studying process engineering, mechanical engineering, polymer technology or something similar and want to do an industry internship

  • You are practically minded and do not shy away from getting your hands dirty, ideally you even already have some practical experience

  • You have a hands on mentality and like to find pragmatic solutions for new challenges

  • You like to bring in your own ideas how to optimize our plant and scale-up our technology

  • You are reliable, innovative, open and have a sense of humor

  • Nice to have: You have basic programming and data analysis skills


What we offer to you:


  • working with a team of multidisciplinary passionate experts

  • getting a taste of various industrial jobs: production planning, plant engineering, R&D, quality management, supply chain management and many more

  • a diversified work experience - combining office and production

  • freedom to independently develop technical solutions and improve our plant

  • a chance to grow your mind and help us bring our unique and holistically sustainable alternative to plastic to market, helping us to solve the global plastic pollution           

  • a great team spirit and flat hierarchies, afterwork beers and team weekends 

  • startup flair and an innovative work environment at the ISI center in Buchholz



Who we are:

traceless is a young company - with huge potential! At traceless you will work with passionate experts motivated by jointly bringing the solution to the worldwide plastic problem to market. As our Technology Development intern you are as important as any other team member - working in an amazing team with flat hierarchies, becoming an essential part of our success!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/worldview, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity. If you are interested in becoming part of our team, send your CV to contact(at) and tell us (as text, video, audio...) why you are the right person for our team!