Project Leader/ Process Engineer Photonic Packaging

PHIX Photonics Assembly in Enschede, The Netherlands, is looking for a new lead engineer for customer and R&D projects involving the assembly of optoelectronic modules based on photonic integrated circuits (PICs).

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 initiated by LioniX International and started operations in July 2018. Further information can be found on our website www.phix.com/ .

Job description

As project leader / process engineer photonic packaging you are responsible as engineering lead in customer projects and R&D projects where PHIX is developing assembly processes for photonic IC based products.

  • Represent PHIX and coordinate PHIX activities in R&D project consortia
  • Translate customer requirements into specific assembly process designs
  • Define product design optimizations to optimize manufacturability

Professional requirements

  • MSc. degree in Photonics, Physics or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in photonics
  • Experience in project management of R&D project in consortia with multiple parties
  • Experience in applying 6 Sigma in product development and process improvement.
  • Practical and pragmatic approach
  • Capable of working independently
  • Good reporting and documentation skills


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

What we offer you

  • To become part of the revolution in photonic packaging technology, like microelectronics in the ‘70s.
  • To help us make PHIX a market leader in an entrepreneurial, dynamic environment.
  • A talented 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.