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Project Engineer Scanners

Join the Scanners team of the Advanced Patterning department to help further develop advanced lithography techniques that will build the next generation of microchips.

What you will do

The Scanners team at imec is a team of experts on several advanced ASML scanners, an e-beam writer and a nanoimprint tool. To strengthen our team and continue development of these high tech lithography devices, we are looking for a Project Engineer.

As Project Engineer, you will be responsible for project planning and execution in the 300mm clean room in Leuven. You will also be involved in project intake and reporting to the customer. After several months of training to get accustomed with our lithography tools and supporting metrology, your project work starts. Besides being responsible for multiple individual projects, you would also provide expert support to R&D colleagues.

  • You will be responsible for planning and execution of machine-specific R&D projects.
  • You will be involved in the project intake and customer communication.
  • You will provide expert project support for R&D colleagues.

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits.

Who you are

  • Master, or equivalent by experience, preferably in industrial engineering, physics or chemistry.
  • You can work independently and are proactive.
  • You are a fluent communicator and team player.
  • You work accurately and have attention to detail.
  • You are willing to work in a dual-shift regime (early-late).
  • Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of Dutch is an advantage.


Nederlands - English


Electronics & Engineering

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