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Technical Project Leader

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You are leading the technical realisation of our products in the fabrication sites of SMART Photonics

SMART Photonics is a rapidly growing, ambitious high-tech company. Join us with the photonics revolution and apply now! We are looking for a: 

Technical Project Leader

 Location: High Tech Campus, Eindhoven The Netherlands

Fulltime: 40 hours a week

Direct Report: COO

Job Goal

You are leading the technical realisation of our products in the fabrication sites of SMART Photonics.


Job responsibilities and qualifications

In the current life-cycle of our company (scale-up, 60 employees) your role will be broad. You will; 


  • Develop, defines and executes multiple  technical projects of SMART Photonics. You will coordinate and lead cross-functional teams, focused on delivering the photonic wafers.
  • Support the account manager as you are the technical interface to the operations organization for your project.
  • Own the work in progress (WIP) of your project and are the budget responsible for your project ensuring the completion of the project in time , in Cost , in Quality.
  • Actively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Report of the project status, issues and results via presentations, written reports and conversations.
  • In a dynamic environment as SMART Photonics is, it is necessary to continually proactively review the project plan with internal stakeholders. Our project leader always keep the project goal in mind so that we can achieve business results. Key words are: take leadership, systematic work, stakeholder analysis, risk management and progress measurement.
  • Mentoring team members, nurturing the team and facilitating effective workflows.
  • Establish project documentation and develop methods for standardization.
  • Be a 1st point of contact for issuing containment and root case analysis activities in case required.

We are looking for a person who

  • Successfully completed a relevant BSc or MSc degree in Electronics, Physics, Optics, Chemistry or closely related field.
  • Embodies cooperation and co-creation. These are key to our success.
  • Has at least 5 to 10 years of experience in project management.
  • Technical expertise with the in-scope technology solutions.
  • Knowledge of semi-conductor fabrication technologies and product is a must.
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills for effective decision-making.
  • Strong data analysis skills and problem solving skills (green/black belt).
  • Strong communication skills – oral, written, and presentation
  • Strong inter-personal and leadership skills
  • Ability to plan strategically as well as execute on tactical day-to-day activities
  • Ability to effectively manage an urgent/crisis situation and drive a team to find quick solutions to critical problems
  • Affinity with photonics and/or electronics would be an advantage.
  • Has a natural independent drive to take responsibility/ownership to get the job done, stay focused and be pro-active.


What we offer you

  • To become part of a new revolution in chip technology in the field of Photonics, like micro electronics was in de ‘70s. Building on a great future for the industry.
  • Not a single boring working day.
  • To develop with us SMART Photonics into a market leader in an entrepreneurial, dynamic environment.
  • A challenging position with plenty of room for own initiatives and professional development.
  • A talented group of passionate people working in an open culture in multidisciplinary teams.
  • A competitive set of employment terms.
  • Located on the bustling High Tech Campus, in the Brainport Region


Are you interested?

Please send your motivation letter and resume to: attn. Yvonne Stas, HR manager. We are looking forward to your response! If you have specific job related questions, please contact the COO, Wilhelm Claussen, 040-3046433.

Job details
  • Leading technical projects
  • Broad role
  • High tech scale up
  • Located on the High Tech Campus
  • Building on a great future for future for the industry of Photonics

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