Material Scientist

Material Scientist

Job profile: Material Scientist

Position: Full time 40hrs./wk



RGS Development is a technology company, promoting advanced silicon materials and devices for energy conversion purposes. RGS serves advanced industrial markets to implement viable renewable energy solutions. Under the brand name Thermagy it operates the design and manufacturing of silicon germanium based thermoelectric materials and thermoelectric solutions for remote electricity generation (Aerospace and Defense) and energy generation  in various industries (Steel). Under the brand name Solwafer it operates the development and manufacturing of advanced silicon wafers for the solar industry. Furthermore, it serves as technology provider for E-magy (, which introduces nano porous silicon for the next generation Li-ion batteries.  The company is located in Broek op Langedijk, The Netherlands. More info at

Work environment

At RGS we work in an open and inspiring development and manufacturing atmosphere. The aim of the company is to bring advanced (energy related, silicon) technology to reality and to turn scientific achievement into actual application in the industry. This is done in a coherent multidisciplinary team, with strong collaborations, mutual exchanges and open discussions. Personal initiative, creativity, ownership, thoroughness and persistence are strongly promoted and appreciated.    


RGS is looking for a materials scientist to support the development team. The material scientist takes ownership of the know-how and further development of the RGS process, as well as the Materials and connection technology  aspects of Thermagy.. The materials scientist reports to the COO.

Key responsibilities

Initiating process improvements  for the RGS process at the existing platform

Participating in Thermagy customer projects

Process development for the next generation development platform

Maintain and expand relevant process knowledge

Product and material characterization


  • Master’s degree in Material Science or Materials Engineering
  • Work experience in a process development / material development
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Excellent skills to gather and represent information in written and visual form
  • Fluent in English
  • Result oriented, enthusiastic, team player and able to work independently
  • Experience in silicon processing is considered as a pre
  • Experience in the electricity generation or electricity storage considered as a pre

RGS is offering

  • Exciting work environment within an international high-tech team in a scale-up company
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful contribution towards a sustainable future
  • Responsibility and growth opportunities
  • Strong team spirit and short communication lines


If you would like to apply for this role please send your motivation letter and CV to: