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Technical Project Lead

SMART Photonics

5656 AE Eindhoven
T: +31 (0)40 247 5453

Taal: English
Uur / week: 32 to 40


High Tech Campus 29

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The link between customer, technical requirements, R&D and production.

Smart Photonics is hiring a Technical Project Leader to work with our innovative customers and cooperate with our internal R&D and manufacturing teams, to guarantee an optimal delivery of the best possible solution to our customers. Your responsibility is to conduct;  business analysis, requirements gathering and specifications development, project scope definition, project planning, and monitoring, as well as project status reporting internally and to the customer.

You always keep the project goal in mind so we can achieve business results. Key words for this job are leadership, systematic work, stakeholder analysis, risk management and progress measurement. As our Technical Project Leader, you are responsible for full project life cycle from definition to close out and ultimately responsible of project success and our customer satisfaction.


Job responsibilities and qualifications


  • Develop, define, and execute multiple projects, concurrently managing them according to budget, time, and quality targets
  • Coordinate and lead cross-functional teams
  • Regularly review the project status with internal stakeholders.
  • Identify risks and proactively tackle them raising awareness in the organization and bringing them quickly to successful closure. Be the 1st point of contact for issuing containment and Root cause analysis activities in case an RCA is required
  • Actively manage relationships and communications with external stakeholders
  • Mentor team members, nurturing them and facilitating effective cooperation. Establish and maintain standards and best practices in project documentation, work procedures and processes
  • Support the commercial department in identifying additional opportunities to better serve our customers.




  • Successfully completed a relevant BSc or MSc degree in a technical field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in project management in a complex and technical environment
  • Knowledge of semiconductor fabrication technologies
  • Knowledge of optical telecommunications or optical Sensors (lidar, medical, structural monitoring)
  • Desirable green/black belt or PMP certified.
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills for effective decision-making
  • Strong communication skills & able to present at different audiences at stakeholder levels both internally as well as customer-facing.


What we offer you

  • A unique chance to enter a mid-sized (120+ people) thriving and growing company, at the centre of a new revolution in Photonics.
  • A personal growth plan and opportunity to follow multiple courses and training to reach your future career goals.
  • An international, talented, and open-minded team were teamwork and ownership are highly valued.
  • Not a single boring working day.