Mechanical design engineer integrated photonics assembly packaging

Vacancy at a glance

  • Location: Nijmegen
  • Experience: 3-7 years
  • Education: BSc
  • Hours: 40 hrs per week

We do not appreciate acquisitions by recruitment and selection agencies in response to this vacancy.

This is us

We are CITC – Chip Integration Technology Center – a non-profit, joint innovation center specializing in heterogeneous integration and advanced chip packaging technology. We have created an effective ecosystem in which companies, research and educational institutes work on bridging the gap between academics and industry. Together, we work on a new generation of packages providing smart, safe, and rugged housing for chips.

CITC’s contribution to the ecosystem is to provide access to innovation, infrastructure, and education. Our ambition is to become a leading innovation partner in the fields of semiconductor and photonics packaging. CITC was founded in 2019 with strategic partners TNO and Delft University of Technology and is supported by local and regional governments. Located on Noviotech Campus Nijmegen, CITC is perfectly situated in the heart of the Dutch semiconductor industry.

Our vacancy

We are looking for a mechanical design engineer with a passion for integrated photonics assembly and packaging.

What are you going to work on?

You will work on groundbreaking assembly packaging technology for integrated photonics. Your work is at the intersection of materials science, process technology, front-end technology, back-end technology, and integrated photonics. Your tasks include:

  • Design and test optical interconnect and assembly concepts, including the assembly process for a next generation of integrated photonic applications
  • Participate knowledgeably and take responsibility in ongoing collaborative projects with international customers
  • Daily interaction with our industrial partners and customers

What we expect from you

Preferably you have 3 to 7 years of work experience in the photonics industry, in the field of mechanical design. Your knowledge of optical interconnect technology and mechanical design is excellent. You have a hands-on mentality and are able to organize practical work in an efficient and collaborative manner.

Furthermore you have…

  • a BSc degree in mechanical engineering
  • hands-on knowledge of evaluation and testing of optical interfaces
  • knowledge of data processing, analysis, and communication of results
  • good communication skills in English

What we offer you

An interesting, varied, and challenging position within a pleasant, multicultural, and dynamic working environment. A gross monthly salary between EUR 5,500 and EUR 7,500 depending on your work experience, and 8% holiday pay. Excellent employment conditions that take into account your age, education level, and work experience. Room for personal development. A corporate culture that is characterized as driven, professional, and accessible. A workplace on Noviotech Campus, the most innovative environment in Nijmegen.


For more information about this vacancy, please contact Sander Dorrestein, program manager Integrated Photonics Packaging. If you want to know more about CITC, visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn, X, or Instagram.

Are you the person we are looking for? Then send your motivation letter and your cv per mail to We look forward to your application!

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