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Photonic IC Packaging Engineer

PHIX Photonics Assembly in Enschede is looking for a photonic IC packaging engineer.

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 operations in July 2018. Further information on our website www.phix.com

Job description

As photonic IC packaging engineer you are responsible for the development of photonic IC (PIC) packaging and assembly processes including the assembly equipment set up.

  • Act as project lead for customer projects
  • Translate customer requirements in specific assembly process designs
  • Design of optical interconnection processes (manual, semi-automated and fully automated) between optical fibers and PICs and between PICs and other optical chips (detectors, gain sections, lasers).
  • Optimize product designs in cooperation with product design engineers to optimize manufacturability.
  • Design assembly set ups for validation and prototyping of the assembly processes.
  • Specification and selection of (optical) parts for assembly and test set ups.
  • Building and iterating assembly and test set ups.
  • Defining and implementing assembly processes on semi-automated assembly machines (including script-based programming).
  • Building prototypes.

Professional requirements

  • Degree in Photonics, Physics, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering or Mechatronics
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in photonics
  • Experience in applying Six Sigma in process development and process improvement
  • Practical and pragmatic approach
  • Capable of working independently
  • Good personal organization and good reporting and documentation skills

Languages

  • Fluency in English
  • Dutch or willing to learn to speak Dutch

 What we offer you

  • A position in the new area of photonic IC packaging, a vibrant area with many exciting challenges and developments.
  • An opportunity to develop PHIX, together with us, into a market leader in an entrepreneurial, dynamic environment.
  • A talented and diverse group of passionate people working in an open culture.
  • A challenging position with plenty of room for own initiatives and professional development.
  • A competitive set of employment terms.

Are you interested?

Please send your motivation letter and resume to: Petra Rodriguez (p.rodriguez@phix.com)

Acquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated.