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Ato­tech Deutsch­land GmbH & Co. KG

Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, develops leading process and manufacturing technologies for advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing. Applying a comprehensive systems-and-solutions approach, Atotech’s portfolio includes chemistry, equipment, software, and services for innovative and high-technology applications. These solutions are used in a wide variety of end-markets, including datacenter, consumer electronics and communications infrastructure, as well as in numerous industrial and consumer applications such as automotive, heavy machinery, and household appliances.

With its well-established innovative strength and industry-leading global TechCenter network, MKS delivers pioneering solutions through its Atotech brand – combined with unparalleled on-site support for customers worldwide. For more information about Atotech, please visit us at

Working Student (m/f/d) Electrochemistry

still vacant

Reference number: B_20/2024

Working field:

In your role as a working student (m/f/d) in the field of Electrochemistry you will support the activities in R&D and customer projects within MSD for an initial period of 12 months.

You will play an active role in the execution of routine electrochemical experiments and evaluation and preparation of reports under supervision. In addition, you will support our team in maintaining laboratory equipment and chemicals inventory management. You will be a part of an experienced development team based in Berlin-Moabit. In this role you will be helping us to provide mechanistic understanding of new processes and thus improve new product developments.

Your responsibility

  • Support the activities in R&D and customer projects within MSD
  • Support in literature research
  • Carry out experimental electrochemical characterizations
  • Presentation of results withing R&D groups
  • Provide support in data evaluation
  • Support our team in maintaining laboratory equipment and chemicals


What you bring to the table

  • You are at the end of your Bachelor's degree programme in chemistry, physics or engineering, with knowledge of physical chemistry and/or electrochemistry
  • Technical understanding and experimental skills
  • Good user knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of Origin software is an advantage, not mandatory
  • Good written and spoken English skills, German is a plus
  • Professional and situational appearance, structured and careful way of working
  • Communication skills, ability to work in a team, flexibility
  • Minimum 16 hours per week during semester, minimum 32 hours per weeks during semester break

What we offer:

Globally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. persons.” “U.S. persons” are generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.

MKS Instruments, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“MKS”) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer: diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. We win as a team and are committed to recruiting and hiring qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), religion, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability or handicap, marital status, membership in the uniformed services, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law. Hiring decisions are based on merit, qualifications and business needs. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with applicable law and company policies. MKS is generally only hiring candidates who reside in states where we are registered to do business.

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How to apply:

Interested in a career at a successful industrial company?
Then we look forward to your initial contact or your online application with details of your salary expectations via our website:

Atotech Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
HR Germany • Frau Lynn Basel
Erasmusstr. 20 • 10553 Berlin