Materials & Testing

About the job

To expand our R&D efforts, we are seeking talented individuals to help us develop and integrate advanced material and construction technology for our 3D construction printers.

Are you looking for a position in applied research in the automated construction industry? Then look no further. We are seeking talented individuals to fill one or more of the following roles: test engineer, test technician, materials scientist, materials engineer, production (material) operator. You will be part of a dynamic and growing team, where your responsibilities will range from operational (e.g., printer operation, material operation), technical (e.g., troubleshooting, maintenance), experimental, research and development, large multi-faceted projects and active on-site locally or abroad for projects or customer support.

You will be part of a vibrant and highly multidisciplinary team at COBOD International in Copenhagen, Denmark. We offer an amazing international workplace in a high-tech field with possibilities for growth, learning new skills and getting hands-on work from day one. You will be working together with all the teams in COBOD as well as our international and academic collaborators.

Personal characteristics

You have a can-do never-say-quit attitude. You strive to improve yourself and the environment around you. You take responsibility and initiative and have an inquisitive and innovative mind. You are a problem solver. You are a creative thinker who likes a challenge and comes up with innovative solutions to hard problems. You like fast paced, hands-on engineering and work well in a dynamic environment. You can work independently and systematically but seek out second opinions and collaborators when needed. You are organized and have a good attention to detail. Teamwork is crucial for us and should be for you as well along with good communication skills.

About COBOD International

Our mission is to disrupt the global construction industry through world class 3D automation. Faster. Better. Cheaper. We 3D printed Europe’s first building in 2017. Subsequently the first 2- and 3-story buildings in Belgium and Germany were made with our technology. Also, the first villa in Dubai and the first buildings in Africa have been done by our 3D construction printers, like the first wind turbine bases. We have an open-source strategy, partnering with customers, academic institutions, and suppliers around the world. Our partners include GE (US), PERI (Germany), Cemex (Mexico), Holcim (Switzerland), Dar Al Arkan (Saudi Arabia), L&T Construction (India), and JGC (Japan). Our vision is to see 3D printed and robotics constructed buildings in every city around the world. HQ in Denmark, 80+ highly competent pioneers from 20 nationalities and truly global presence in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, US, Latin, and South America.

Degree or Training

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil or mechanical engineering or in the process of studying for such a degree.

Preferred skills and experience

Fluent English (both written and verbal) as this is the company language.

Knowledge of and experience with 3D printing and Laboratory skills would be beneficial.

If you have any questions related to the position, please contact Head of Materials R&D Stephan Zeranka on

If you think you are a match for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to HR Manager Susanne Bach on