Careers



PHOTONIS employees are motivated, competent and energetic. We commit to an environment that encourages leadership and learning. We encourage and support challenges to conventional thinking to further innovation and enable new technologies.

Our open positions are listed below.
Applicants who are applying for an open position located within our United States offices,  please use this form:
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Please note all applicants for United States positions MUST be eligible to work in the United States:
US Citizen or Valid Permanent Resident Card
Applicants who do not qualify will not be considered.

PHOTONIS also embraces diversity and equal opportunities, meeting national requirements in every country. We adhere to the fundamental principles of respect, dignity, equal employment opportunities and non-discrimination. We also offer comprehensive benefits packages designed to support our employees and their families.

Employee development
At PHOTONIS, training and development of employees has a high priority.
It is about creating the best possible match between an employee´s performance and aspirations and the strategic goals of the organization.

In order to reach this we encourage our employees and their managers to have regular reviews about their ambitions and possibilities within the organization.
We stimulate our employees to develop themselves with educations and training but also by giving them challenging tasks and assignments.


Job Offer

   
Teamleider M/V
Als teamleider geef je leiding aan een groep van productiemedewerkers binnen één van de productieteams van de afdeling Operations. Je zorgt ervoor dat de productie optimaal verloopt en dat de continuïteit van het productieproces geborgd is en volgens planning verloopt.  
 

   
Interim Manager HR
Als interim HR-manager ben je verantwoordelijk voor het ontwikkelen en uitvoeren van het HR-beleid en -strategie en de aansluiting op de organisatiedoelstellingen. Je werk nauw samen met het Management Team en signaleert knelpunten en adviseert hen. Belangrijk speerpunt is een verandertraject dat binnen Photonis gaande is. Jij vervult een adviserende rol naar de Plantmanager en bent een sparringpartner voor personele vraagstukken. Je bent in staat om veranderprocessen in gang te zetten, te begeleiden en te implementeren in de gehele organisatie. Je werkt samen met de Ondernemingsraad en je hebt ruimschoots ervaring met het opstellen van advies- en instemmingsaanvragen. Daarnaast ben je het aanspreekpunt voor HR-onderwerpen voor managers en medewerkers. Je bemiddelt in conflict- of probleemsituaties. Ook bewaak je en zorg je voor een correcte uitvoering van de wet- en regelgeving met betrekking tot HR-beleid en processen.
 
Je geeft leiding aan de HR-afdeling met drie HR-Adviseurs en je maakt deel uit van het Management Team van de productieplant in Roden. Je rapporteert aan de Plantmanager.
 

   
Business Development Manager
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PHOTONIS Scientific is the global leader in providing custom sensors, detectors and components to the research community and analytical instrument and mass spectrometry industry. To enhance our growth we have a need for a Business Development Manager in the North America territory. This role will support the company through the development and growth of profitable new business opportunities.
 
By working collaboratively with our Sales Director and Product Development team you will successfully foster, establish, and maintain strong customer relationships across the industries we serve.
  • Develop sales opportunities by researching and identifying key potential accounts and building strategic alliances 
  • Convey client technical requirements and challenges to Sales and Product Development teams 
  • Participate in sales forecasting and action planning
  • Follow up on inquiries generated from trade shows, marketing campaigns, website and other sources.
  • Utilize competitive information and product knowledge to increase market penetration by positioning of products.
  • Understand our target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and which market strategies can be used to attract fresh opportunities with new clients
  • Possess a thorough understanding of our products, our competition in the industry and positioning 
  • Attend various conferences and trade shows to stay abreast of changes in the market place, determine likely areas for product development and / or improvement and to promote and market company capabilities.

   
Junior technical project leader
As a junior technical project leader your main activities will be around an upcoming ICD (Innovation Cluster Drachten) research project. In this project research will be done on various methods of protecting electronics from environmental conditions. Together with our ICD partners, research will be done on state-of-the-art solutions such as ALD deposition, nano-coatings, but also on more traditional methods such as resin potting and coating.
 
While each partner inside this project will be in charge of their own research, you will be in charge of governing it. This means setting up a good working structure, arranging regular progress meetings and reporting to the ICD R&D managers group. In addition you will perform your own research and investigations.
 
You will operate within a multinational R&D organisation and will be located in Roden. You will be supported by a senior project leader and will be enabled to follow courses on both the technical and organisational aspects of this activity.
 
We are looking for an energetic team player with good team leading skills and a solid technical background, able to quickly perform experiments and draw correct conclusions based on them.
 

   
Internship European Sales and Distribution Strategy
The Business Unit Scientific Detectors wants to improve their global processes which keeps PHOTONIS in a  market leadership position.
As an intern you will research the market for suitable distribution partners based on current and future customer requirements, with a focus on the most important players, their strategy and conditions.
Furthermore you will make a plan to introduce our products in Europe via a network of distributors.
 

   
INTERNSHIP 6 sigma within scientific detectors
The Business Unit Scientific Detectors wants to improve their global processes which keeps PHOTONIS in a  market leadership position.
As an intern you will research the customer demand vs added value delivered by PHOTONIS from a customer’s perspective. Define (real) customer needs, Identify CTQ’s, Define “need to have and nice to have’s” and non-added value services within our current processes.
Furthermore you will come with an improvement plan to improve our customer service and reduce our costs.
 

   
Junior application support engineer
As a junior application support engineer your main activities will be around the application support of our digital camera portfolio. You will work with sales managers to support customers on site worldwide and with R&D engineers to adapt and grow our products to fit the customer needs.
 
You will operate within a multinational organisation focussed on the growth of our Digital Vision activities and will be based in Roden, the Netherlands. Your main task will be to set up an improved customer support structure using modern methods and software. You will accompany sales managers to customers worldwide for on-site technical support and demonstration of our digital products. You will translate customer requirements into detailed technical specifications for the R&D developers and you will answer customer support requests in close collaboration with the R&D team. You are capable of performing your own technical investigations in regards to customer support requests when needed.
 
We are looking for an energetic team player with good social skills, and a good technical background able to quickly master the fields of image sensors, optics and digital cameras.
 

   
Stagiair MBO Elektronica
Wij zijn op zoek naar een serieuze MBO'er Elektronica, die samen met onze reparateurs de reparatiewerkzaamheden van onze voedingen beschrijven en vereenvoudigen. Een hele leuke opdracht!

   
Purchasing Director M/V
The Purchasing Director will define, organize, support, implement and manage with his team the Photonis purchasing strategy in relationship with the product-  and industrial strategy to support Photonis’ short and long term goals in Europe.
 
As the Purchasing Director, you define the organization, manage the team and are you in charge of developing and implementing the strategy to manage the complete supplier base that is used in our sites in France and in the Netherlands.
You are responsible for the overall performance of this supplier base to actually deliver year on year cost reductions, minimised industrial and service risk, quality of delivery as well as capacity to accompany Photonis’ growth and development or industrial initiatives (development programs, make/buy transfers, second sourcing, etc.).
 

   
Sales and Business Development Manager Europe
As Sales and Business Development Manager Europe you will generate revenue by developing market potential through the implementation and advancement of key product specific business plans in the assigned geographic region.
In addition, this role will generate new profitable business while maintaining and developing existing relationships by attending customer needs, providing support on technical issues and presenting new and innovative solutions

   
Controleur de gestion industriel
Mission :

Rattaché hiérarchiquement au Responsable Administratif et Financier du site,

Le contrôleur de gestion assure l'élaboration des budgets prévisionnels et des comptes de résultats par activité.

Il assure la création, la mise au point et le suivi d'indicateurs de gestion et des tableaux de bord de suivi d'activité. Il assure la fiabilité des stocks en relation avec les différents services (logistique et production).

Il assure l'analyse et commente les écarts entre les standards et la réalité et propose des actions correctives.

Il contribue à la prise de décision sur des projets divers.

Il participe à l'amélioration financière de l'entreprise.

Il participe à une démarche d'amélioration continue.

   
Responsable Qualité Instrumentation Nucléaire

PHOTONIS est un groupe international de hautes technologies (1000 collaborateurs, 150 M€ de CA, 10 filiales), comptant parmi les leaders mondiaux dans le secteur de la vision nocturne et sur différents marchés de pointe tels que l’Instrumentation Nucléaire. Notre organisation s’articule autour de plusieurs sites autonomes (Europe, États-Unis, Asie) et chaque activité de PHOTONIS est gérée en Business Units. Nous sommes commercialement présents sur tous les continents.

   
Stagiair / Afstudeerder afd. Engineering
Voor de afdeling Engineering zijn wij op zoek naar een Stagiair / Afstudeerder. 
Een (afstudeer)stageopdracht kan bestaan uit het uitvoeren van een haalbaarheidsstudie naar een geautomatiseerd proces, indien nodig m.b.v. robotica.