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R&D Project Leader 3D & Si Photonics

Research & development - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Understand the needs, define and follow up on customer specific projects

R&D Project Leader 3D & Si Photonics

What you will do

  • Your mission will be to understand the needs, define and follow up on customer specific projects. You will generate project proposals and execute bilateral and internal innovation projects from inception to delivery in agreement with customer request from the perspective of target timings, deliverables and costs.
  • You will be the preferred contact point between the customer, business development and the technical teams.
  • You will generate the overall High Level Plans and align with the different expertise centers for all resource requirements. 
  • For each of the multiple projects in execution in your portfolio, you will report on status and progress both internally and externally.
  • You will drive the projects to be completed within time, costs and scope agreements. Your strong management skills will steer you to solve issues and only escalate adequately.
  • You are familiar with the 3D and Silicon Photonics integration schemes & components and are confident in discussing technical issues with the engineering teams, whilst at the same time capable of representing the team towards senior management.
  • You keep your level of scientific know-how up to date and benchmarks imec’s expertise and performance in your competence domain with the rest of the world. 
  • You will be part of the imec.IC-link sector PMO, focusing on projects leveraging imec developed technologies. You will interact daily with design engineers, process engineers, test and reliability engineers. Good communication and interaction with the supporting horizontals expertise centers is a major requirement for this job. 
  • You will represent imec in contacts with third parties and representatives for semiconductor players from around the globe for matters that relate to your field of competence.
  • You will operate from imec’s HQ located close to Brussels in the heart of Europe.

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 committed to being an inclusive employer and 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 market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits. 

Who you are

  • You have obtained a PhD or Master degree in Physics or electrical engineering.
  • You have >5 years experience in a semiconductor environment. A background in Silicon Photonics is a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of optical test, electrical test and failure analysis is a significant asset.
  • You have experience in presenting scientific results (publications, conferences, seminars).
  • You are an enthusiastic team player with project management capabilities and show high level of independence.
  • You have excellent English communication skills.
  • You are willing to work in a highly competitive and multicultural environment.

IMEC and its affiliates will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. IMEC will consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes submitted by vendors such as search firms, staffing agencies, professional recruiters, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies (hereafter “Agency”) to have been referred by the Agency free of charge. IMEC will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have a prior written agreement with IMEC, validated by its HR department, in place regarding a specific job opening and allowing to submit resumes.

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