R&D Group Manager 3D & Silicon Photonics Packaging Development

Leuven, Belgium
07 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
01 May 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
What you will do.
  • Your focus as the manager of this high performing technology development group will be to enable imec’s highly trained engineering staff to succeed in delivering complex technical projects to our customers.
  • Your focus on resource planning and professional development is key to enabling an environment which is conducive to a high level of engagement, and productivity within your teams.
  • Your background in a variety of technical areas allows you to provide strategic and tactical guidance to technical staff and your management team, to facilitate a “leader as coach” methodology.
  • Your prior experience is the key enabler for your role as a technical manager within the department. Your knowledge facilitates a deep engagement in discussions with staff and imec customers regarding “roadmaps”, strategy, in-site, and project planning.
  • You’re familiar with key 3D and Si Photonics integration schemes and your confidence in the field enables you to participate in discussing technical issues with diverse engineering teams and senior management.
  • You’re keenly interested in the state of the Semiconductor, Advanced Packaging, and Si photonics industries, and maintain a focus on technical vitality and scientific know how. You’re driven to apply this knowledge in benchmarking imec’s key capabilities and performance against the “best” of the industry.
  • You engage with teams inside of imec to publish internationally, and to write patents that add value to imec’s technical portfolio.
  • You regularly report to your department head, program manager, program director or to the customers on progress and results as well as on new opportunities.
  • You will represent Imec in contacts with third parties and representatives for semiconductor players from around the globe for matters that relate to your field of expertise.
  • You will operate from imec’s HQ located close to Brussels in the heart of Europe.