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Lead Engineer - Wafer manufacturing

SMART Photonics

5656 AE Eindhoven
T: +31 (0)40 247 5453

Language: English
Hours / week: 32 to 40


High Tech Campus 29

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As Lead engineer you are able to combine your state-of-the art- technical knowledge with leading a small team. Operational and leadership in one position. For several teams we are recruiting Lead engineers. This job guarantees you to make impact and significant added value to the growth of a global word leading foundry in InP.

Lead engineer - Process Engineering

Lead engineer - Test & Measurement

Main daily tasks:

  • Manage, coach, and guide the team, set clear expectations and a solid strategy for the next steps towards growth.
  • Lead via technological seniority, help the team with their technical challenges and take the lead in improving the current process.
  • Present the team results, achievements and budget / tools needs towards our management team, getting things done.
  • Coordination and planning, resource planning, grow the team if needed.
  • Sourcing and managing technical interactions with our suppliers.
  • Embed Test & Measurement / Process engineering as part of our operational routine, offer solid support towards our R&D department to secure our innovation, find the balance between the department requests.


We are looking for a person who has/is

  • Solid Knowledge of (integrated) photonics technology and semiconductor processes.
  • At least 8 years of experience as Senior Engineer in the semiconductor industry. Preferable also Leading expreince. 
  • Understanding of the process / the test, design and characterisation of photonic modules / components.
  • Approachable, leading by example, natural leader, strong decision taking and able to prioritize.
  • Match with the following company values: Passion to Innovate, Eye for Quality and Teamwork.


We offer

  • A collaborative and diverse and international team of high professionals
  • As close to the foundry technology as possible, in our company we manufacture the InP PIC, an investment in your personal devlopment as well as future resume. 
  • We draft a personal development plan with you, to invest in your future aims. Extra training, courses and budget are available to chase your professional dreams.
  • To join our adventure towarss global key player.