On behalf of our customer Haikutech Europe BV - Maastricht we are hiring an 




Company Profile:

Haiku Tech’s mission is to expand its leading position as supplier and developer of innovative production solutions for multilayer ceramics, LED ceramic coated circuit boards, and solid oxide fuel cells.

Haiku Tech Europe is located in Maastricht and is part of an international group. Haiku Tech is expanding its facility to accommodate the growth needed by our markets.


Company Culture:

Haiku Tech has a flat organization with a focus on people and creativity.

People make the difference. Personal contact is key.

The atmosphere is informal-business minded with a passion for innovation, newest technologies, excellence and quality.

A hands-on mentality with flexibility and freedom is stimulated.

Open communication and integrity are natural.

Fun at work is important.

A shared entrepreneurial business focus exists to enjoy a joint success in the market as a team.


Job Description: You will have a job with two assignments.

1. International service engineer:

You will install ands commission electronics manufacturing equipment worldwide on site.

Extensive training in the installation, software, operation and maintenance of the equipment will take place at the original OEM’s in Taiwan and Slovenia. You will coordinate with external parties the pre-acceptance testing of

equipment at the OEM and subsequent installation and commissioning on site.

You will perform after sales troubleshooting, scheduled maintenance, calibration and customer support in theory and practice.

Developed technologies will need to be transferred to customers worldwide, in the near future to India, Brazil and Malaysia.

You will schedule and coordinate your own tasks and suppliers tasks in accordance with the planning.


2. Technical Development engineer:

You will actively participate in the development process of new visual inspection machines based on artificial intelligence.

As the development engineer you will be responsible for the debugging and PLC programming.

You are personally involved and dedicated to the task on hand: pioneering and “hard” work will show in measurable results.

Ample possibilities are available for future growth in a “dynamic” company.



We require some 1-5 years of experience in a multi-lingual (NL, E, DE) service, troubleshooting or engineering position for a relevant industry in the ceramics or electronics production area.

Minimum education should be at bachelor level in mechanical and electronics engineering.

Knowledge of Solidworks and PLC programming (preferably Siemens S7) is required.

An interest in materials processing and development is essential.

Excellent communication skills.



Our client offers a market competitive salary , depending on experience and success.



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service engineer – development engineer – mechatronics engineer

S & OP Leader EU

• Manage the monthly sales and operations planning processes, balancing demand, supply and inventory criteria;
• Champion the S&OP process within the company’s roadmap to excellence principles and environment;
• Work with the demand and supply planning, sales and customer service teams to improve the forecast accuracy, and in hand with finance/commercial teams to align the business forecasts;
• Work closely with sales and planning teams ensuring high level of customer service while optimizing inventory levels in line with business working capital;
• Use effective feedback and communication methods to identify to sales and operations teams variances between current forecasts and actual’s, using data analysis and demand trending;
• Work closely with supply planning team evaluating supplier delivery performance and evolution via glass pipeline principles and develop with the team corrective actions;
• Identify key data needs and inputs for the S&OP process and establish standardization formats for the data;
• Gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses and developing recommendations;
• Cycle format standardization of S&OP processes;
• S&OP plan integration, developing collaboration between sales, operations and finance that commit the business to agreed objectives along a clear action path;
• Develop S&OP maturity to deliver significant long-term improvements and review/implement metrics to illustrate those continued improvements;
• Adhere to security, environment, health and safety regulations.

Job description:
• Transcend departments/functions;
• Guide S&OP team reporting, updating on a frequently basis (week or month); analyzing and guiding improvement actions;
• Driving monthly S&OP cycle consisting of 5 meetings: NPI (New Product Introductions/changes), Pre-Demand Meetings per sales region, Supply Meeting,
Demand Meeting, Executive Meeting;
• Manage S&OP team reporting and presentations for each cycle;
• Drive the process to ensure that all participants in the S&OP process are contributing towards the success of the tool/process;
• Present to the executive team a clear business status and executable actions to maintain/align the current course to the business operating plan.

In order to be succesfull you posess the following assets:
• Bachelor/Master degree;
• Demonstrable success in S&OP implementation and cycle management, within a large European (or international) manufacturing and sales environment, together with an international supply chain;
• Background of predominantly manufacturing based businesses in industrial engineering and/or automotive, in which high variation of demand and forecasting parameters can prevail;
• Ability to manage cross-functional teams and leaders, commanding presence within groups, and embed guiding processes to meet supply vs demand balancing objectives of the business;
• Proven effective leader, able to clearly demonstrate high and consistent performance results within S&OP management career to date;
• Able to show a high degree of knowledge in ERP, demand and forecasting systems; specific knowledge of SAP and demand solutions would be highly desirable;
• High level presentational skills.

Our client offers successful candidates a highly dynamic and challenging fulltime job with many excellent opportunities for personal and career development in a fast-moving and stimulating international environment.
The working atmosphere is informal, collegial, decisive and dynamic. Independency and own initiative are highly valued. The company offers excellent salary and benefits depending on age and experience.

If you recognise yourself in this challenging postion and are looking for a new challenge within a worldwide operating organisation, please contact:

mr. Roy Wijnand

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