Cluster Lead – Test & Measurement

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Cluster Lead - Test & Measurement


Eindhoven HTC, The Netherlands


40 hours

SMART Photonics We Create The Next Generation Chips Bringing Your Innovation To Life

SMART Photonics Bringing Your Innovation To Life

As cluster lead you are an expert in the design and test of Photonic components and modules with the aim to lead a team towards the next stage of maturity. This job guarantees you to make impact and significant add to the growth of a global word leading foundry in InP.

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 our tests and designs.
  • 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 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 3 years of experience as (team) Lead Engineer in the semiconductor industry. (you have managed seniors in the industry)
  • Understanding 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 team of high professionals
  • We know in this job we are aiming for scarcity market and just a few candidates fit our requirements, the salary is in line with the demands.
  • 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.
  • The SMART Photonics team is offering you an international and diverse team, we fully take over the VISA process (also spouse and children below 18), we offer budget and professional support in your relocation. (if needed)
  • The unique chance to get on board of a highly valued company in the field of Photonics


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