Senior Material Scientist

Senior Material Scientist

Job profile: Senior Material Scientist


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 thermoelectrics 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 senior materials scientist to support the leadership team. The senior 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 (senior) materials scientist reports to the COO.

Key responsibilities

  • process ownership of the RGS process at the existing development platform (Anlage I)
  • team member in Thermagy prototyping projects
  • process development for the next generation development platform


  • Master’s degree in Material Science or Materials Engineering
  • Work experience in a process development / manufacturing environment
  • 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 know more about this role, you can contact:

Maarten den Heijer (CEO) via  or Bert Kraaijveld via

Please send your resume and motivation letter to