Junior R&D Program Manager

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations.

Your role

  • Manage complex development projects of VCSEL components for sensing application as part of a comprehensive development program
  • Take responsibility for progress, budget and timeline of (sub-)projects
  • Manage customer communication on progress of the projects and act as the first technical interface for customers
  • Report status and progress to higher-level management
  • Manage external development partners and actively drive insourcing of required technologies
  • Leading a team of sub-project leaders and engineers
  • Work collaboratively in a cross-functional project team with members from various divisions and sites
  • Willingness to travel (<20%)

Your profile

  • PhD in Physics or Electronics with specialization in photonics, semiconductor lasers
  • 3-5 years professional experience after PhD, desirably international experience
  • Experience with semiconductor laser-diode design- and processing is preferred
  • Ambition and demonstrated leadership skills, to grow in management position
  • Interested in customer- and business objectives and aspects of R&D
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Ambition to develop technical, commercial and social skills 
  • Proficiency with digital tools to improve productivity in daily work and communication
  • Fluent in English

Your benefits

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Interested? Simone Intemann is looking forward to your online application.
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