Senior Material Development Engineer

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
About this position:

Senior Material Development Engineer 


Do you want to play an important role in development of our X-ray tubes? Are you looking for a diverse position in which you can apply your expertise to its full extent and increase your knowledge even further? And do you want to do this within a high tech international, but very personal environment? Then this might be your chance to become a part of our ambitious R&D team!


In this role you will join a team of highly qualified engineers developing new generations of X-Ray tubes used in analytic equipment. You will be responsible for selecting and developing materials and joining technologies for use in high-vacuum electron devices with the goal to achieve high output and source brightness within smaller dimensions.

What are your challenges?

·         You will select promising new materials and processes, define and execute a testing program, ensure adoption in product design and facilitate smooth transfer of the technology into production.

·         Your expertise will be called upon for improving performance, stability and reliability of the existing products.

·         In this capacity you will consult process engineering team who will define and execute improvements in design and manufacturing process of the X-Ray tubes.


What do you need to be successful in this role?

·         University degree in Material Science, Metallurgy of Chemical Technology

·         Experience with vacuum technology, materials and processes

·         Good understanding of statistical methods, product and process development practices

·         Demonstrable strong analytical capabilities, you get energy from solving complex problems

·         Excellent experimental skills

·         Strong communication skills

·         You are independent, but a strong team player

·         You are result-oriented

·         You are fluent in English and (prepared to learn) Dutch.


Great to have

·         5-10 years of relevant work experience in high-tech product development environment

·         Demonstrated ability to define and execute material-related innovation programs

·         Knowledge of vacuum electron emitting materials is highly desired

·         Experience working with metals, ceramics, brazing and welding joints would be valuable


When you join

·         Your career will take off with a ‘New Hire Training’. We continue to stimulate our employees in improving their skills, knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training, and external trainings. We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities.

·         You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes.

·         Excellent work life balance.



Please contact Claudia Janssen ( if you would like more information about this position. Your CV and motivation letter can be submitted on our Career Site.


Our Fields of Expertise

  • Research & Development
  • Customer Support
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Integrated Supply Chain
  • Staff (HR, Finance, Legal, IT)