R&D Technician

October 5, 2021

We are working on a challenging and incredibly exciting vision: Bringing reliable sustainable pure water to a thirsty world!

R&D work is crucial to our achieving this vision.

We are looking for R&D Technicians to join our team at Desolenator, to test, optimize and further develop Desolenator products.

This role will initially be fixed to one year. You will be based at our lab in Maastricht, but you may at times have the opportunity to work under real world conditions on project locations in Southern Europe, Africa, Asia & the Middle East.

What you can achieve

Be a crucial part of bringing reliable and sustainable pure water to people who most need it

Collaborate with an enthusiastic and mission driven team of engineers in an inventive and resourceful start-up environment

Gain experience and expertise in running a lab and pilot facility.

Your responsibilities

Develop new R&D projects, creating the testing protocols, deploying the tests in the lab, measuring &recording the results and interpreting these results.

Support team members with developing their ideas and their test protocols.

Supporting the engineering team with equipment preparation and setting up the equipment for experiments.

Adhere to and instill all safety protocols on others.  

Maintain the lab environment and equipment to ensure test and experiment readiness..

Collaborate with outside repair personnel to initiate and resolve typical service needs on equipment.

Support the daily lab duty and the quality control of the lab.

Coordinate with the lab manager in many day-to-day activities.

What we are looking for

MBO Technicus, Associate Degree or BS in various Engineering specialties, such as mechanical or electrical engineering

A resourceful and imaginative team player with previous hands-on technical experience who can operate mechanical tools, has prior programming experience and is proficient in3D CAD software like Inventor/ Solidworks/ PTC CREO, as well as AutoCAD

Someone who enjoys tinkering and improving products, tools and just about anything he or she gets her hands on

Has experience designing and executing test protocols

A team player who enjoys company and working within a fun and energetic free-thinking team

What you can expect from us:

We are a small team working on an innovation that we believe will bring water to a thirsty world and change the outlook for those most in need. As part of this exciting project, we promise that you will get to:

- Enjoy a mission-driven and enthusiastic work culture with lots of freedom in the way you organize your work.

- Combine state-of-the art engineering with the potential to change the world.

- Enjoy 24 days of paid leave per year.

- Work in the beautiful, historical and multi-cultural city of Maastricht.

- As part of competitive remuneration, receive a bonus plan similar to stock options called Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs).

R&D Technician
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