Project Leader Photonics Packaging

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 scale-up company that started operations in 2018. 

Job description

As Project Leader Photonics Packaging you are responsible as project lead for the PHIX contribution in R&D projects within international consortia.

  • Represent PHIX and coordinate PHIX activities in R&D project consortia
  • Translate project objectives in specific assembly process designs
  • Define prototype 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
  • 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

  • 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 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 ( )

    Acquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated.

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