Project Manager

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Project Manager

Full-time · Rotterdam

About Nearfield Instruments

Nearfield Instruments (NFI) is a fast-growing scale-up high-tech company. We design, develop, integrate, market and service advanced metrology machines. Our machines enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to increase their production yields and functionality of their microchips, which leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics.

Founded in 2016, we bring together the most creative minds (approx. 160 employees) in science and technology and develop a one-of-a-kind, revolutionary high throughput Scanning Probe Microscopy system.

Where you will be working?

You are part of the Project Management team that consists of 8 colleagues. This PM Team is part of the Design & Engineering Department and is managed by the Manager Project Management.

What will you be doing?

As a Project Manager you will be overall responsible for developing subsystems of the NFI’s metrology machine. You will be responsible for the technical and financial (budgets and expenditures) aspects of product development within the required timing. You will also be responsible to manage supply chain (requirements & deliverable) for the sub-modules, in collaboration with NFI’s Supply Chain Manager.

You will ensure adequate staff and productive working conditions within the group and monitor all escalations for proper priority, response, staffing and follow-up. You will appoint workload, set priorities, solve problems and ensure timely and correct deliveries conform to planning. You will manage and own internal and customer performance metrics.

Why is the position interesting for you?

  • You are customer-oriented and have excellent problem analysis skills;
  • Your power of persuasion is strong, you demonstrate good communication skills and you possess natural leadership qualities;
  • You want to be part of a high-tech scale up with a promising future in the semiconductor industry.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in the Semiconductor industry with high-tech technology development or instrument development;

  • 5+ years of professional experience with mechatronics or mechanical engineering project management delivering the planned scope and within defined budget;

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary engineering projects, with suppliers and co-developers, to ensure timely realization of competitive, high precision, complex components, and assemblies.
  • You are a result-oriented and have excellent problem analysis skills.

What can you expect from us?

Getting on board now is a great opportunity to grow with the company from a technical, personal, and financial perspective. Nearfield's momentum is energetic and promising!

Our starting point is of course to pay someone a fair and competitive salary and besides this we offer you:

  • we value your work-live balance;
  • time for some relaxation: 240 hours of holiday per calendar year (on 40 hours);
  • 8% of your annual salary (gross) holiday allowance;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • Work from home allowance;
  • Discount on your health insurance;
  • We are here to support one another, and colleagues are there to help you. TEAM is very important, Together Everyone Achieves More!

Apply for the job

If the above challenges excites you, we encourage you to send us your details using the Apply now button on our career site.

Our recruitment process:

  • Screening by Recruiter
  • 1st interview
  • 2nd interview
  • Meet our CEO
  • Onboarding and welcome at Nearfield Instruments!

If you have any questions? Feel free to contact me via:

Bram Baaij - Tech Recruiter

+31(0)6 1424 9323 /

Recruitment, consultancy and/or other agency?

We appreciate the interest, but we source all our candidates directly. We understand that you as an intermediary want to present candidates to our interesting positions. This is not how we have structured our recruitment.

This means that all profiles offered to Nearfield Instruments will be treated as direct applications. Unless we have explicitly agreed otherwise.