Process engineer interconnection technology

Holst Centre has a strong team of researchers and engineers supporting industry by developing the next generation of printed electronic products and technologies. The printed electronics activities are enabling exciting, extremely thin, stretchable and low-cost electronic products that will address pressing challenges in the field of wearables (clothes, patches), medical (instrumentation, in-body devices) and automotive (Human machine interface, lighting) fields. Many of these devices are hybrid in nature as they require a combination of ‘printed’ functionality with more traditional components like chips and LEDs. Integrating such components without compromising the thinness, flexibility and sometimes stretchability of the devices is a challenging task that requires a good understanding of materials, processes and design. We are currently looking for a process engineer to strengthen the team that is working on solving these. You will be working at the interface of materials science, process technology and microelectronics in a multidisciplinary research environment, together with industry.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop interconnect and assembly processes for a next generation of printed electronics products

  • Participate with expertise and take responsibility in ongoing collaborative projects with international customers

  • Interact with our industrial partners and customers on a day-to-day basis

What we expect from you

  • BSc degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or materials science

  • Experience (0-5 years) in microelectronics and/or interconnection technology, preferably knowledgeable with adhesive-based interconnects or low temperature soldering

  • Hands-on mentality, able to organize practical work in efficient and cooperative way.

  • Knowledgeable with data handling, analysis and communication of results.

  • Good communication skills in English.

What you’ll get in return

Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career. We offer a gross monthly salary between
€ 3.347,- and € 4.486,- (based on your knowledge and experience), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself.

TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect:

  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.

  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.

  • 33 days annual leave on a full-time basis.

  • An employer that values and encourages diverse talent, with initiatives like the Female Leadership Program, our Rainbow Community and round tables on inclusion topics.

  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues. That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of working from home.

  • Access to our Talent Development Programme.

  • Networking opportunities and great activities organized by Jong TNO.

  • Extensive relocation package for international candidates.

  • A good pension scheme.

Read more about tailoring your benefits package.

The selection process

Please apply before the 19th of September, 2022. The selection process comprises two interview rounds. In a final meeting we will discuss the terms of employment and your tailored benefits package. We aim to finalize the entire process within four weeks.

The selection process may include an online assessment and a reference check.

As you will be working for clients in the domain of defence and security, a Certificate of No Objection issued by AIVD (The Dutch General Information and Security Service) is mandatory. This means you will have to undergo a security screening. Read more about security screening

Has this job opening sparked your interest?

Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to our recruiter.

Recruiter: Brahim Dagdaoui

Mobile phone: +31 (0)6-111 60129

Hiring manager: Jeroen van den Brand