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Production Engineer

We are looking for an innovative colleague to further expand the engineering team to 4 FTE for Solarge's brand new production plant in Weert. Do you have experience as a process or production engineer within an automated environment and do you want to work as a Production Engineer within a brand new organization? Then grab your chance and come and have a look at our factory in Weert where lightweight circular solar panels are made in a unique way!

As a Production Engineer you will have the opportunity to:

  • With our brand new production processes and machines you have a challenging task ahead of you. You start by exploring our machinery and production process and then you work on maintaining and improving production schedules. You strive for optimal process performance to minimize downtime. Collaborating with the maintenance team is essential to ensure that our production equipment remains in top condition and interruptions are prevented.
  • You continuously analyze our production processes where we can be more efficient, of better quality and cost effective. You work closely with our suppliers to ensure that we receive all necessary raw materials and components on time. In addition, you continuously evaluate our performance and look for ways to improve.
  • In collaboration with various departments, you establish strict standards and ensure that they are maintained during the process. Departments such as Quality Control and Maintenance will be discussed. You monitor production to identify and address deviations from standards.
  • You will work closely with our R&D team, analyzing and considering new ideas. You look at the possibilities for implementation and then carry out pilots to evaluate the results. Based on these analyses, you make decisions about whether or not to implement these ideas.

The following experience is required:

  • A completed HBO or university education in engineering.
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in a role as Production Engineer, Process Engineer or Continuous Improvement Engineer.
  • Analytically strong, solution-oriented and used to working in a rapidly changing environment. You have experience with process optimization and continuous improvement methods.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written.

About Solarge

Solarge is on a mission towards a more sustainable future. The brand new factory in Weert was festively opened on May 22, 2023. Solarge solar panels are more than just a source of solar energy. They have a circular design which ensures that at the 'end of life' the solar panels can be completely separated and reused to make new solar panels. In addition, no glass or aluminum are used in our solar panels, which drastically reduces CO2 emissions during production. The panels have been developed in close collaboration with Sabic. In the future we see the opportunity to establish similar factories abroad.

The current challenge for Solarge is to scale up a pilot plant to volume production. We must ensure that the machines run stably and the number of panels that are rejected is below one per hundred. 90 percent of the cost price of the product consists of material costs, so quality first, and then speed!

With current production, a panel can roll off the line every 90 seconds, and with a factory at full speed that will increase to every 30 seconds. Ultimately, 800,000 panels are made per year, which is good for 200 megawatts of sustainable energy.

Do you have any questions?

Please feel free to contact Robert Hoofwijk, Team Lead – LEAN HR.
LEAN HR carries out the recruitment and selection for the vacancy of Production Engineer at Solarge in Weert. The first meetings will take place on Thursday, April 18.
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