What you will do
As a Hardware Manager you are responsible for the daily management of a team of ca. 10 people. These are mainly engineers and technicians of imec and its partners in device manufacturing that are responsible for the hardware aspects of a number of pilot production machines, mainly prototype systems or early versions.
You motivate and coach your team and you ensure the best training and selection of staff. You draw up the planning of your team, both with regard to the commitment of your team members and the maintenance schedule of the machines. Together with your team you live up to the current objectives and you constantly seek for improvements. You communicate with the research divisions and you ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
What we do for you
We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.
We are proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.
We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a competitive salary with many fringe benefits..
Who you are
You obtained preferably a Master's degree in Engineering Sciences. You have experience in maintenance or similar technical activities in a production environment. Knowledge of high-tech manufacturing processes and / or experience in guiding improvement processes is an asset.
You preferably already led a team. You have good leadership and communication skills: you are able to delegate work and to motivate and coach a team. You are resilient and your problem solving skills are very well developed. Finally, you are able to plan and organize work, as well as to set priorities..