Engineering Manager - Test and Measurement

  • Job category Research & Development
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10021722
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

Due to fast company growth, the current teams are becoming too large. For several departments, we are recruiting Managers for the engineering department. This position is within the Test & Measurement team. The team is responsible to test the output of our production. Both on wafer, bar and die level (hardware testing), to secure a high quality delivery towards our customers. 

The current team exists out of 4 engineers and 2 technicians, some very senior in their expertise. The manager main tasks are: more strategical (long term) approach, better priority setting, presenting the department towards senior leadership, purchasing new tools and software and managing the team. You understand the Integrated Photonics hardware testing is so new, we do not have standardized test, and the team has to build or adjust other processes by themselves.

Job description

How a work day will look like

  • Manage and mature the team, prepare for future growth
  • Development of a long-term strategy for hardware Test & Measurement
  • Empower the engineers and technicians to do their daily jobs with joy, clear tasks, good priority setting and guidelines
  • Present the team results, achievements and needs towards our management team, get things done
  • Coordination and planning
  • Hiring manager for future open positions, growing your team
  • Purchase of new tools and SW
  • Participate in cross sectorial projects and alignment between other departments


The organization, based in the high-tech industry of the Netherlands, is offering production services for mainly Indium Phosphide based photonic components. They are an independent pure-play foundry, using their knowledge, experience and equipment to produce photonic components for their customers, based on their designs.

Offer description

YER Technology offers you the possibility to join as Engineering Professional and to combine challenging assignments with extensive application and career guidance. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive salary according to the standards of our clients
  • 25 holidays per year and the option to buy more holidays
  • A temporary or permanent contract with YER
  • The possibility to join (y)our client directly after one year
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme according to STIPP
  • Every hour of overtime will be compensated
  • Open and transparent communication with your personal consultant
  • Free Dutch classes
  • Personal career coaching from our occupational psychologists
  • Broad technical and softs skills training opportunities
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions

Candidate profile

Education and experience

  • Successfully completed a M.Sc. / PhD degree in electronics or physics
  • At least 3 years of experience as Manager or Lead Engineer in the 3-5 semiconductor industry
  • Understanding of hardware WAFER test and characterization methods or very close related
  • Knowledge in Cadence, Synopsys and/or Klayout is a big plus
  • Good lead communication skills to work collaboratively, understanding of the work culture in an international environment
  • Strong presentation skills both for the team and towards Leadership Team
  • 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