TitleDevelopment engineer
IndustryHigh-Tech Systems
MarketGovernment, Pharma
Customer typeUniversities Life Sciences Faculties, Scientific Institutes, corporate R&D departments
CustomersProfessors, Senior Scientists, R&D directors
Geographical30% North America, 30% Europe, 30% East Asia, 10% RoW
Summary of positionStrengthening the R&D team by contributing to the further development of core competencies, strengthening the value propositions, high level trouble shooting.
Key skillsetExtensive hands-on experience in high-tech R&D, structured problem solving, successful collaborating with engineers and scientists inside and outside (customers, suppliers, technology partners)
Key deliverablesTechnical concepts, architectures, algorithms, solutions
DepartmentResearch and Development
Reporting toCTO
Contract typeFull-time with flexibility options
SalaryCompetitive base salary & company bonus
LocationHead office: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Travel requirementsUp to 20%


About the position

Your challenge will be making the very best of the following tasks and activities:

  • Lead in role of further development of core competencies, optimization of key process steps in the sample preparation workflow, development of technical concepts, algorithms and applications software
  • Develop and execute protocols for appropriate testing, characterization and optimization of these processes and modules
  • In interactions with the application engineers, be the expert on key process steps and contribute core knowledge to optimize our sample preparation workflow for the customer specific sample.
  • Continuously stay updated and informed on new sample preparation approaches, and propose novel concepts based on obtained knowledge, literature review and customer interaction
  • Responsible for substantiating novel concepts based on proof-of-principle experiments and analytical/computation models. Subsequently, translate these results into requirements for product development.
  • Proper documentation of project deliverables is key

Skills & experience

  • Master’s degree in physics or mechanical engineering and 7+ years of hands-on experience in high-tech R&D.
  • Advanced skills in process analysis and structured process optimization, in which you have proven to take a leading role and employ a collaborative multidisciplinary approach to meet project and organizational goals
  • Specific expertise in thermal engineering and/or fluid dynamics is desirable
  • Preferably, experience in data/signal/image processing, e.g. in MATLAB or Python.
  • Ideally experience with Finite Element Analysis (COMSOL preferred).
  • English is at a full professional proficiency level, both spoken and written.
  • Highly motivated team player, with creative, self-starting ‘can-do mentality’; customer focused, communicate effectively with internal and external network.
  • Perform work in a structured way, are organized, well-planned, disciplined and eager to keep learning.

Our offer

  • A pivotal role at a fast-growing high-tech company with a global market
  • Opportunity to shape and steer career based on interests and values
  • Strong professional and personal development opportunities
  • To become a valued member of our multi-cultural and entrepreneurial team

How to apply

  • Qualified candidates are invited to apply directly via email  hr@cryosol-world.com and specify ‘Senior Development Engineer’ in the subject line
  • Please include your resume and motivational cover letter
  • There will be no response to acquisition activities of recruitment companies based on this advertisement