Operations and Project manager

Operations and Project manager

Job profile: Operations and Project manager

Position: Full time 40hrs./wk

RGS is looking for an operations and project manager to support their development projects and operations for manufacturing its  Power Generation products.



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 (www.e-magy.com), 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 www.rgsdevelopment.nl

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 an experienced operations and project manager to lead the activities in the pilot facility at Broek op Langedijk. The operations and project manager leads a multidisciplinary team of engineers technician. In this role the operations and project manager r takes ownership of engineering projects for the improvement or establishment of equipment, and runs the manufacturing operations for customer production or product / process development purposes.   The role also includes supporting management with customer development activities and participates in projects related to customer applications.  The operations and project manager  reports to the management team. consisting of the CEO and COO

Key responsibilities

  • Leading the combined Engineering and Technicians team in their day to day activities
  • sustainment activities with respect to engineering and production - according to the quality system, assessment and prevention of technical failures and documentation
  • Engineering and Production output, actual results, planning, priority setting
  • Communications and alignment of performance and planning within the company, with respect to customer projects and company goals
  • Overview, guidance, coaching, education, inspiration of the individual team members and of the team as a whole
  • Proactively engaging in problem solving to improve the installation and products
  • Guide or lead projects for modifications of existing or newly developed production facilities
  • Participate in the definition of new projects, either for customer proposals, or grant proposals



  • Academic education, preferably in physics, mechanics or manufacturing technology
  • >5 years of work experience in a relevant environment, such as process development / manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in high temperature materials processing or furnace operations is preferred
  • People Management skills and experience, leading professionals
  • Technical and project managerial leadership (managing quality, time, budget and risks)
  • Excellent skills to resolve complex problems and to prepare and execute this in a multi-discipline work field
  • Result oriented, enthusiastic, team player and able to work independently
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience with coaching
  • Experience with procurement contracting
  • Fluent in English
  • Must be able to convey complex technical information to engineering teams and other stake holders

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: lucas.fleuren@andwork.com