Vacancy

Vacancy

Vacancy

Vacancy

2023.11.28

VACATURE
R&D (Progam) Manager

Huygens Engineers is currently growing. To cope with this growth, we are looking for an autonomous and aspiring individual to join our existing team in Hengelo. A match with the hands-on yet theoretically sound orientation at Huygens engineers is the most important.

“This position offers you an incredible opportunity to manage a team of innovative engineers and work on projects with leading Dutch and US industrial companiesJacques Vermeiden, Managing Director of Huygens Engineers.



R&D (Progam) Manager, Hengelo

€ 64.000 – € 90.000

Location Hengelo

HUYGENS ENGINEERS IN 9 POINTS

  • We have an extremely interesting portfolio of projects, covering the range from Straight Forward Engineering up to Low Maturity Development
  • Our clients externalize some or all of their Development and Engineering projects to us. We offer multidisciplinary development, engineering and prototyping services
  • Our team has experts from 5 different engineering disciplines
  • Our engineers often work in a team with colleagues from different disciplines in more than one project at the same time
  • Projects can last from some weeks up to 1 ½ year
  • We serve 4 large markets: Innovative Production Technology, High Tech Fluidics, Renewable Energy Systems and Maritime Innovation
  • We work for big name OEMs, medium sized OEMs and spectacular high-tech start-ups and scale-ups
  • We regularly assemble and test prototypes and systems in our workshop
  • We are a team of 5 PhD level, 13 MSc level and 5 BSc level engineers

AS A R&D (OPERATIONS) MANAGER YOU WILL...

For R&D operations:
  • Represent the project management function in the management team
  • Develop the project management function
  • Plan and coordinate capacity, monitor productivity
  • Manage quality (internal processes) including monitoring of customer satisfaction
  • Keep track on the need for new employees and their corresponding competence profile
  • Initiate recruitment processes with the support of the rest of the organisation
  • Support sales and subsidy activitie
For project management:
  • Coordinate and contribute to initial project design and project design updates
  • Budget and progress monitoring
  • Propose tools to support project management
  • Optional: manage some key projects or accounts
We invite candidates with different levels of maturity in the above responsibilities and tasks to apply.

DESIRED BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor (HTS) or MSc in technical field (mechanical, electrical mechatronics, also “Technische Bedrijfskunde” or chemical engineering)
  • 6-10 years’ experience in technical development, engineering, and project management
  • Experience managing and coordinating processes, people and groups

IMPORTANT SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

  • Passion for organization and structuring processes
  • Broad interest/affinity in technical development
  • Ability to organize work, design organizational systems that are perceived to be useful, and monitor progress
  • Interested in extraction, visualisation, and analysis of useful business information
  • Good written and oral communicator

OUR OFFER

  • A permanent contract
  • A wonderful journey
  • 30 days vacation time.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Monthly salary range between €5.000 and €7.000

WHAT YOU WILL FEEL LIKE IF WORKING WITH US

  • You work has a huge impact in the smooth operation and even direction of our company
  • Varied technical topics and innovation processes across applications and industries
  • A culture that balances the urge to contribute and room for private matters
  • A culture that rewards professionalism, competence, and independence
  • An open culture where influence is created through competence and integrity, regardless of gender, identification, ethnicity, religion, or age

Please apply before November 31st to

Acquisition in response to this job offer is not appreciated.

CONTACT

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