Technology Manager ( Driving Innovation and Team for future System Architecture, Mechatronics competence and multidisciplinary solutions; MT Member )

Inspiring and well connected mechatronics System Architecture opinion Leader

Offer: You will be part of a successful international company in the centre of the  major Dutch Technology region Brainport (with companies like ASML, Philips, Thermo Fisher) ; The company is a leading multidisciplinary Mechatronic Machine and Equipment builder, part of a high level Eco system. Your leading and inspiring skills, passion, energy and commitment is appreciated by means of a full benefits package.

Your role: As an inspiring leader, you drive together with best in class experienced professional group of System architects innovative Dfx concepts for today and tomorrow. From a multidisciplinary perspective, you discuss and determine the company’s future position in the high-tech supply chain and make sure the company is fully integrated and cooperating. You connect by opinion leadership,  international partnerships, Universities, R&D centres, colleagues, suppliers and top academia around knowledge of (opto) mechatronics, system architecture and (precision) engineering. In a more operational and tactical role, you are the manager of a group of high educated system architects and technologists. You steer competence development of the group and of the individual employees and further expand the team (± 10 FTE) in line with the strategy.

Your background:

  • At least a completed university degree (MSc, PhD) in Physics or Mechatronics. Affinity with technical software engineering and Electronics;
  • You show inspirational leadership with at least 8 years experience both in Industrial or R&D surroundings. Experience with coaching teams is a plus;
  • Preferred is background in innovative Machinery or Equipment engineering companies with a strong multidisciplinary integration and manufacturing project character. High tech industrial realization (Dfx) experience is required;
  • With your in depth technical know how around Mechatronics, optica and positioning you are comfortable in managing resources and competences;
  • In the years you have built a certain recognition by which you established a relevant international industry and academic network. You can set up long-term partnerships and make them a success. Experience with outsourcing and / or procurement is a plus;
  • In general, you know how to convey complex topics in an understandable, pleasant and convincing way. If necessary you can be pragmatic hands-on;
  • Other know how of topics like manufacturability, serviceability and value engineering are a plus;
  • You are determined but with an open mind, show entrepreneurial and decisive behaviour;
  • Proficient in Dutch and English language and willing to relocate to an acceptable travel distance of Eindhoven or Nijmegen.

Interested: Send your resume to Paul van Beurden ( or call direct:  +31 (0)6 22396397

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