Sr. Poject Manager Semiconductor Equipment

  • Aanbod Excellent Remuneration
  • Functiegroep Medical & Health, Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9288400
  • Locatie Delft
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Education, Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

As a Sr. Project Manager, you will work in a competitive environment where you will need to prove yourself and your abilities. Colleagues and customers alike will challenge you. TNO works closely together with international leading companies. You will be part of a professional team of project leaders, and you will lead business-to-business and mixed-funding projects.


As a sr. project manager, you will work on the definition and execution of projects for the realization of complex hardware development projects or experimental programs. You manage multi-disciplinary teams of specialists and systems engineers, mainly in the area of physics, chemistry, and vacuum systems. Together with your team and in close cooperation with your customers, you strive to make the impossible possible. As a project manager, you naturally deliver results on time and within budget; but you also build and maintain excellent relations with our customers. You look beyond the scope of your projects to the bigger picture, and you work with business developers on the acquisition of new projects.


TNO is the national organization for applied scientific research with 2,900 employees. Its mission is to apply scientific knowledge with the aim of strengthening the innovative power of industry and government.


  • You will be employed by YER and seconded to TNO
  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


To be a project manager at the Nano-Instrumentation department, it's important that you recognize yourself in the profile as described below. Meaning that you have:
• A MSc in physics, chemistry, electrical or mechanical engineering
• At least 10 year experience in a high tech systems environment, of which at least 5 as a senior

Project manager:
• Experience in building hardware for industrial customers
• Experience in acquisition and writing proposals
• A customer- and result-oriented mindset
• A structured but pragmatic way of working

You can adapt your management style to the situation, and you are able to operate in an R&D environment and deal with the uncertainties that it brings:
• An excellent mastery of the English language, both verbal and written