Mechanical Process Engineer

Mechanical Process Engineer

Job profile: Mechanical Process Engineer

Position: Full time 40hrs./wk

Start date: Direct



RGS Development is a technology company,  promoting advanced silicon materials and devices for energy conversion purposes. Under the brand name Thermagy it operates the design and manufacturing of silicon germanium based thermoelectric materials and thermoelectric solutions for remote electricity generation and energy recovery in various industries. 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 mechanical process engineer to support their operational team. This person takes ownership of projects over process development and related (mechanical) improvements of the production facilities. In addition, he participates in projects related to customer applications, including the related product supply. Part of his time will be directed to support production of material as requested in several projects. 


Key responsibilities

  • Engineering of equipment, tooling and process, with the aim to increase capacity, resolve bottlenecks and to improve processes and equipment
  • Mechanical design, thermal design, detailed engineering, procurement of parts and components, installation, and commissioning
  • Ownership of the mechanical engineering of RGS products and production facilities for various customer applications.
  • Sustainment of operational facilities and related process requirements for equipment, tooling, and feedstock
  • Act as the body of knowledge in the field of relevant process technology related to high temperature processing of materials and furnace processes



  • Master’s or BA degree in relevant area (Like mechanical, production or process engineering)
  • Several years’ experience working as equipment engineer (experience with high temperature / vacuum systems is see as a pré)
  • Experience in a high tech production and/or  development environment
  • Result oriented, enthusiastic, team player and able to work independently
  • Quality oriented, experience in risk analyses and CE certification are considered a pre
  • Demonstrated skills to resolve complex problems and execute this in a multi-discipline work field
  • Experience with relevant design software (such as Solid Works, FEM calculations and 3D modeling)
  • Fluent in English
  • Willing to travel or relocate to a location close to Alkmaar


RGS is offering

  • Exciting work environment within an international high-tech team in a scal-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: