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R&D Engineer

PHOTONIS Netherlands B.V.

9064352 | RODEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Photonis is a multinational company, headquartered in France. The company is a global leader in technology development and manufacturing of high-tech low light level sensors and detectors for the Medical Industry, Science and Defence market. The Photonis Group employs about a 1.000 people and has manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, France and the USA.

To strengthen our Research and Development team in Roden, we are looking for an:

R&D Characterisation Engineer
You will operate within a multinational R&D organisation that consists of 60 Scientists and Engineers in site-locations in Roden (NL), Brive (France) and Sturbridge (Ma, USA). Within this broader organisation you will be part of the 6 persons Photocathode Scientific Detectors Group located in Roden, the Netherlands.
The team you will be part of is responsible for developing new products and associated processes for the scientific markets and is responsible for increasing the fundamental knowledge on our processes and devices, seeking for continuous improvement of the current company products. Current customer projects include development of detectors for coming NASA or JAXA space missions.
The Job
As an R&D Characterisation Engineer, you will be working closely with an R&D Scientist to design and realise optical or (opto-)electronical characterisation of devices to support their development. You will work on existing systems and perform measurement campaigns, prepare results for analysis and adapt or build new measurement systems. You will participate in the design, monitor the manufacturing, program the data acquisition process and execute the final system tests, as well as document the set-up and take care of the needed preparations for device characterisation.


  • Bachelor degree in physics, applied physics or electronics
  • Experience in optics, optical spectroscopy is preferred
  • Hands on mentality
  • Labview knowledge is a pre-requisite
  • 2 years of experience in an R&D lab environment
  • Creative and punctual in performing and reporting of experiments
  • Good communication skills
  • Teamplayer with a strong drive
  • Written and spoken English is mandatory, Dutch and/or French are a plus


  • Full time job in a high-tech dynamic company
  • Work location in Roden (NL), close to the city of Groningen


Photonis Netherlands B.V. is marktleider in het ontwikkelen, produceren en verkopen van hoogtechnologische restlichtversterkers die worden gebruikt in de industriële, wetenschappelijke, medische en nachtvisie markt. Op de productieplant in Roden zijn ca. 250 medewerkers werkzaam; naast productie zijn ook afdelingen zoals R&D, Finance, Engineering, SCM, Inkoop, Sales en Marketing hier gevestigd. We zijn een internationale no nonsense organisatie die met een doelgerichte drive werkt aan succes.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Sylvia Vrieling via telefoonnummer 06-23101614

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