Strategic Supply Chain Manager Mechatronics

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Strategic Supply Chain Manager Mechatronics

Take your expertise in Supply Chain Management and Mechatronics to the next level by becoming a future Team 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 enables our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to increase the production yields, and thus, functionality of their microchips, which in turn 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 Quadra system.

This will be your team

You will part of a team of SCM experts with each of them having their own expertise. You will report to the Director Production Operations.

What will you be doing?

As Strategic Supply Chain Manager you are responsible for the Mechatronic account. As team you needs to execute, together with other parts of the organization, NFI’s challenging supply chain strategy. Together with the other Strategic Supply Chain Managers you create a Roadmap for Quality, Logistics, Technology and Cost (QLTC).

You will establish, consolidate and maintain long-term (strategic) partnerships with selected suppliers for the supply of integrated modules for our state-of-the-art semiconductor metrology systems in our ISO 5 clean room and laboratories.

You are responsible for:

  • Execution of NFI’s challenging supply chain strategy and roadmap;
  • Establish (strategic) supply chain, Change (strategic) supply chain when and where necessary and Maintain long-term (strategic) partnerships;
  • Support NFI Development & Engineering projects from start until Release for Volume (R4V) milestone.

Why is the position interesting for you?

  • You know how Strategic Supply Chain Management for Mechatronics should work and are interested to bring your experience to a scale up company.
  • You have the ambition and competences to become a team manager in the future;
  • You want to be part of NFI’s growth strategy and be responsible for the successful ramp up of system deliveries to our customers.
  • Changing the SCM strategy and creating a way of working is appealing to you;

What are we looking for?

  • a BSc, preferably a MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Mechatronics, or equivalent;

  • At least 10 years of experience in Supply Chain management of high-tech systems;
  • Previous experience with semiconductor equipment manufacturing or high-tech environment is a strong plus;
  • Good knowledge of and network in the Dutch and European technology eco-system is a plus;
  • A real team player with strong interpersonal skills and a quality orientation.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to achieving results on time.

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-life balance;
  • Time for some relaxation: 30 holidays per calendar year (based on 40 hours);
  • 8% 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!

Recruitment Process

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

Our recruitment process:

  • screening by recruiter;
  • Minimum 2 rounds of interviews;
  • interview with CEO/CTO;
  • Offer;
  • Onboarding and welcome at Nearfield Instruments!

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

Rutger Schröder, / +31 638721026.

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.