Business Developer Photonics Packaging

We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Business Developer to help us expand our portfolio. You will be the front of the company and will have the dedication to create and apply an effective sales strategy. The goal is to drive sustainable growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients in the photonics industry.

Company profile

PHIX is a packaging foundry for photonic ICs (PICs) and we aim to become world leader in packaging and assembly of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs). We supply customized PIC based components and modules to OEM customers and system integrators in scalable production volumes. We believe that early involvement is critical to come to the best results and therefore PHIX is also offering engineering support in the product design phase to ensure the manufacturability of the PIC based modules. PHIX is a start-up company and started its operations in July 2018. Further information can be found on our website

The key activities of the Business Developer

  • Execute the growth strategy of PHIX focused both on growth of our business and gain customer satisfaction.
  • Managing and growing relationships with existing customer.
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of business and PHIX’ value proposition.
  • Driving PHIX roadmap to establish state of art capabilities for the Photonics Packaging offering of PHIX to satisfy customer needs.
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs.
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective customers.
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives.
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support.
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Identifying and mapping PHIX’ strengths and customer needs
  • Researching business opportunities and viable income streams
  • Following industry trends
  • Provide guidance to the customer how to get from idea or prototype to a volume sellable item.
  • Attending conferences and trade fairs.

The ideal candidate

  • You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Physics, Electronics, Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Engineering Physics or Engineering in micro/nano electronics with at least 3 years working experience in the photonics or compound semiconductor value chain.
  • You have an in-depth understanding of the Photonic Integrated Circuit packaging and assembly technologies.
  • You are passionate about technology.
  • You have experience in a techno-commercial or business development role.
  • You have an open personality; you are a relationship builder, and you support partnerships.
  • You are a team player with a habit of open and transparent communication.
  • You are an excellent communicator, with good oral and written presentation skills.
  • You are willing to travel, you have an open mindset to other cultures and habits, and you can adapt to these.
  • You have an ability to work within a strategy while also building that same strategy.
  • You have a long-term view on the industry and want to grow with it.


  • You are proficient in English.
  • Dutch or willing to learn to speak Dutch

What we offer you

  • A position of 32-40 hours per week
  • An opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth of PHIX and to develop your soft- and technical skills
  • Being part of a young, dynamic and enthusiastic international team that is passionate about the photonic Industry and its growth possibilities.
  • A competitive set of employment terms

Are you interested?

For more information on the job please contact CCO Jeroen Duis at

When you want to apply, please send your motivation letter and resume to Petra Rodriguez (

 Acquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated.