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Senior Metrology Engineer

SMART Photonics

5656 AE Eindhoven
T: +31 (0)40 304 6433

Language: English
Hours / week: 32 to 40


High Tech Campus 29, 37

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Senior Metrology Engineer


As part of SMART Photonics process engineering team, we are seeking an experienced Metrology engineer.

The metrology cluster within Smart Photonics is responsible for 15+ measurement and inspection systems, among which are Stylus-Profilers, Thin Film measurement systems, (CD-)SEM and microscopes. The amount of measurement and inspection systems is expected to grow as well as it’s automation.

SMART Photonics is a leading provider of InP (Indium Phosphide) foundry services, specializing in the design and fabrication of cutting-edge photonic and semiconductor devices. With a strong commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, we are at the forefront of technological advancements in the field.




  • Develop, execute, and maintain a solid defectivity strategy on final inspection.
  • Furter utilize machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) for automated defect detection and analysis. (Python scripting)
  • Train and broaden the overall company’s knowledge on defectivity engineering.  
  • Define and build a defect class library via categorizing and documenting various types of defects to facilitate efficient and consistent assessments and reporting.
  • As senior engineer you also participate in cross sectorial meetings, as well as drive your own projects. You can lead, influence, and get things done.



  • Master or Ph.D. degree in a relevant technical field (photonics, electronics, Physics, data science)  
  • Experienced as a (senior) metrology engineer in a semiconductor environment or foundry.  
  • In-depth knowledge of InP semiconductor technology and its ecosystem.
  • Python scripting preferred, MATLAB as alternative.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage complex challenges.
  • Drive to work in a changing and challenging environment, in this role we need some-one who manages the own workload and takes initiative.


SMART Photonics offer and Culture:

Our company is located in Eindhoven the Netherlands.  We have a team of +/- 180 colleagues, from a diverse culture and world-wide background. We value our people and are offering support and guidance in personal growth, career development and work-life balance.


The 9 core values of SMART Photonics are: Customer obsession, Bias for Action, Teamwork Spirit, Passion to Innovate, Trust in each Other, Work SMART, Eye for quality, Ownership, and continuous improvement.