Technical Project Leader

QSIL Nederland B.V. -  Winschoten    Topbaan
12 dagen geleden   |   68x bekeken

Functie omschrijving

QSIL Nederland B.V. is started in the Netherlands per October 1st 2016 after the takeover of the Philips Lighting site in Winschoten by the German company QSIL. QSIL Nederland B.V. is a high-end production facility, producing quartz glass and special glass products. Our mission is to be the most innovative quartz and special glass supplier for lighting and selected niche markets. Our product portfolio serves existing and new emerging markets.


Main products of the quartz & special glass are:

  • Quartz glass for lighting (Automotive head lighting, HID, projection, etc.) and non-lighting (water purification, semicon, optical fibers, thermo couples etc.) applications.

  • Special glass for lighting (Automotive signaling, BLB, medical, germicidal, projection) and non-lighting (night vision, sensors etc) applications.

  • Pellets; pre-processed raw material for internal use and for external sale to glass studios.

We have a global customer base.

Main customers are in the segments of Automotive head lighting, projection, optical fiber and customers who use sleeves for water purification equipment, customers who use capillary quartz tubes for the production of thermocouples, APR and European third party lighting customers using quartz and special glass tubes for HID, Automotive and projection lamps.


The coming period is characterized by the further integration and cooperation with the QSIL site in Germany.


We are looking for a Technical Project Leader.

In order to get acquainted to our products and our processes thorough preparation for this job is needed. Therefore you will start as a process engineer for a period of 12-18 months.


Role description Technical Project Leader.

The Technical Project Leader is responsible for developing, in conjunction with the Project principle (management team sponsor), a definition of the project. The Technical Project Leader then ensures that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standard (within agreed specifications). He/she ensures the project is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project contributors). The Technical Project Manager is also responsible for managing the work of consultants, allocating and utilizing resources in an efficient manner and maintaining a co-operative, motivated and successful team.

  • The Technical Project Leader takes the lead in strategic, innovative projects to improve the process control of the quartz and special glass production, improve existing processes and introduce new, innovative products in order to guarantee the technological leadership of QSIL Nederland B.V.
  • Detailed project planning and control including:
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan.

  • Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.

  • Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary.

  • Resolving cross-functional issues at project level.

  • Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary.

  • Monitoring project progress and performance.

  • Providing status reports to the project principle.

  • Responsible for managing and controlling the program budget, allocates and prioritizes resources across program work streams.

  • Liaises with, and updates progress to, project board/ management.

  • Managing project evaluation and dissemination activities.

  • Final approval of the design specification.

  • Managing co-ordination of the partners and working groups engaged in project work.

  • Working closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs.

  • Establish strong operating mechanisms to track progress, identify issues and risks, overcome obstacles, and define recovery plans.

  • Coaching of team members and assure that all team members understand their roles and accept their responsibilities.

  • Possesses excellent communication skills (to management level and shop floor), is a team player and has an academic background (Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics). Knowledge of statistical analysis and fluently in speaking and writing Dutch and English.

Candidate profile

  • Starter – up to 5 years work experience

  • Has a M.Sc. / Ph.D (engineering, mathematics, material science, chemistry, physics)

  • Is able to operate in an environment with ambiguous and imprecise requirements

  • Is used to an independent working style

  • Team player

  • Is willing to listen and to adapt

  • Has very good written and oral communication skills (to management and shop floor)

  • Is strong with project management tools (MS project, Excel, PowerPoint, data analysis)

  • Possesses excellent communication skills (to management level and shop floor), is a team player and has an academic background (Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics). Knowledge of statistical analysis and fluently in speaking and writing English.


QSIL Nederland B.V. offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are an interested and a qualified candidate, please send your resume and cover letter to Leonie Ekamper, HR Manager (– Klik op de solliciteer-button om te solliciteren –) before December 16th.


Acquisition is not appreciated.


Vacature contactpersoon QSIL Nederland B.V.
leonie.ekamper (qsil)

Vacature info

Aantal uren

  • 40 uur


  • WO/Universitair


  • 1-3 jaar


  • Industrie