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R&D Assistant - Lab Technician

Solarge is a scale-up solar panel manufacturing company that produces innovative solar panels based on polymers. Unique selling points are low weight, a low ecological footprint and a design for circularity. Facilities include a production line with a capacity of 100 MWp/a and an R&D laboratory with state-of-the-art characterization and processing equipment. Solarge is looking for an R&D Assistant to strengthen the R&D team.

This is what you're going to do!

As an R&D Assistant you mainly work in our R&D lab where you support us in developing and stabilizing our current product and developing future products. Your duties would mainly be:

  • Supporting your R&D colleagues and external stakeholders associated with Solarge in conducting experiments or ensuring the stability of the equipment;
  • As the central point of contact for maintenance and service teams, you will be responsible for keeping the lab equipment such as materials and machines in good shape;
  • Manufacturing (by hand) and measuring standard solar panels every week to ensure stability of our equipment;
  • Perform material characterization measurements on request of the production or logistic departments, as part of our incoming material inspection program;
  • Advise the R&D director on trends as a result of tests analyses by graphs and data;
  • Making sure the lab rules are respected by stakeholders (safety, order and cleanliness);
  • Pro-actively checking R&D equipment/machines and takes action with stakeholders when needed.

Who are you?

  • You have a MBO+ level of thinking and working, preferably a technical background;
  • You have analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • You have affinity with lab environment, equipment and interest in innovation and new developments;
  • You are eager to learn and understand our equipment ;
  • You always go for the best quality of measurements that people can rely upon by being accurate;
  • You are able to work independently, but also able to work together and communicate with different stakeholders;
  • You have affinity with research programs and Research and development;
  • You are interested in renewable energy and the energy transition.
  • Arbeidsvoorwaarden op maat op je volop te ontwikkelen;
  • Stimulerende multiculturele werkomgeving;
  • Salaris van €2450 tot €2650 bruto per maand, excl. vakantiegeld;
  • Reiskostenvergoeding van €0,30ct per kilometer;
  • Vitaliteitsbudget;
  • Dagelijks lunch op kantoor, met 1 keer per week een verse soep;
  • Mogelijkheid om 1 dag per jaar als vrijwilliger te werken onder werktijd.

About Solarge

Solarge started as an R&D organisation and is currently transitioning into a manufacturing company. At Solarge we believe in the power of the sun for a livable earth. Using our solar panels is a sustainable way to generate electricity, even on roofs with less load capacity.The solar panels are produced with low CO2 emissions and are free of PFAS. In addition, they are fully recyclable, so that we can reuse all raw materials. Not only are we accelerating the energy transition, we are also making it sustainable. The material is extremely strong, 100% circular and is produced in the Netherlands. In the future we want to grow internationally. We are at the initial stage, now with 50 employees. Will you grow with us?

Let's get in touch!

Interesse in deze vacature, of heb je vragen? Stuur een mail naar careers@solarge.com.

You can also contact us by calling or sending a WhatsApp message to +31 6 42 85 94 77

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