Senior Process Engineer

Job title

Senior Process Engineer


Eindhoven HTC, The Netherlands


40 to 32 hours

Are you looking for a new adventure or do you want to broaden your scope? We are offering a temporary assignment of 1 year in our Process Engineering Team. A great opportunity to investigate the heart of one of the most promising technologies of our time, Integrated Photonics.

Job description

Our Process engineering team is facing a unique challenge. While new equipment and tools are being delivered the upcoming year, the production needs to continue faster and better as we ever did before. Divided over our company several departments are depending on this team, the factory and operations team, to deliver a smooth process, the R&D colleagues because they need access to tools and equipment, the management who needs reporting and results.

In this temporary assignment you will focus on one of the 3 following techniques: Wet-Etching, Lithography and / or Epitaxy. You are an authority in this field, you dare to take decisions and you can coach our team towards success. On top of this you will drive for improvement in process, yield and costs by working with cross functional team members from equipment, operations, integration, and R&D.

  • You are responsible for maintaining, improving, and co-developing the processes to produce photonic components.
  • Manage projects related to capacity expansion and process stability and performance.
  • Guiding and coaching the team to the next level of maturity.
  • Manage process development and roadmap activities needed for future InP technology.
  • Participate in various cross functional teams to improve yields, solve process problems, simplify procedures, processes and selection, qualification and release of new tools and processes with improved capacity and capability.
  • Review product requirements with the manufacturing staff to ensure compatibility of processing methods.
  • Compile and evaluate test data to determine appropriate limits and variation for process or material specifications.


We are looking for a person who has/is

  • Temporary available for at least 1 year. Option to extend / continue is possible but not guaranteed. Due to this temporary assignment, we are aiming for a candidate without the need of relocation.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a semiconductor environment in the field of process industry & Lithography in a commercial / corporate environment.
  • Affinity with photonics and/or electronics
  • Experience supporting a fab operations team, training of fab procedures, root cause analysis and problem resolution.
  • A natural independent drive to take responsibility/ownership to get the job done, stay focused and be pro-active.
  • Embodies cooperation and co-creation and has the communication skills to do so.


We offer

  • To become part of a new revolution in chip technology in the field of Photonics,
  • A unique assignment, ideal for your own development in high potential company.
  • To start something great, to add real value and to have a significant impact.
  • Room for own initiatives and professional development.
  • a possibility for a longer assignment / extension.


Please Note: We are recruiting for this position directly, so we offer a SMART Photonics 1-year contract or an assignment (ZZP).  

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