HyET Solar

Program Leader Machine Upscaling

  • Bedrijf: HyET Solar
  • Branche: Energie en Duurzaamheid
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime
  • Werkervaring: 6 - 10 jaar

over de organisatie

HyET Solar Netherlands is a leading SME in the field of flexible thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules and is founded in 2012. HyET Solar Netherlands has introduced the first commercially viable thin film solar foil (Powerfoil) and has customers all around the world. HyET enters into partnerships with key stakeholders to develop products with a focus on application. Our staged approach delivers a clear view of options and results in products that satisfy customer requirements. HyET’s headquarters are located in Arnhem, the Netherlands and is run by an experienced interdisciplinary team.

HyET Solar has concluded successfully its recent capital raise and is expanding its production capacity in the Netherlands to 300 MW. Simultaneously it is preparing its international expansion, in close cooperation with its business partners (a 1 GW factory is in design phase).

The HyET Solar team is full of innovative, driven colleagues taking pride in our factory and product. The project engineers are the core in our Factory Expansion team. Together with the project leader and project management support, the project engineers will manage our equipment suppliers and contractors in realisation of the new factory. As part of this team, you will work with other colleagues with a background in production, maintenance and technology.


The position for Program Leader Machine Upscaling has become open due to internal growth. As our new Program Leader Machine Upscaling, you and your team should develop machine concepts for roll-to-roll thin film PV factories on the 1+ GWp/yr scale. The base for the development is our current roll-to-roll thin film PV factory in Arnhem (IPKW), the Netherlands. 

The responsibilities will be:

  • Demonstrating the feasibility of the technology concepts on existing tools;
  • Supporting modelling to complete the set of specifications;
  • Updated CAPEX costs for every machine concept.

The machine concepts will be developed in close collaboration with various equipment suppliers, who will be responsible for the actual design. In the developments productivity, safety aspects as well as uptime, yield, operability will be key.

The technologies involved are various thin film deposition processes such as atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition as physical vapor deposition, as well as laser, lamination and wet chemical processes.

jouw profiel

Hands-on, accurate, perfectionist, good experimental skills are qualities we would like to see for our Program Leader Reliability. You also have experience in managing a team in a positive and critical way. You are a true teambuilder who can make choices easily.

  • Mechanical Engineer / Physicist;
  • Preferably 5 to 10+ years relevant working experience in Machine design, upscaling, high tech industry, PV industry;
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environments;
  • Project management skills;
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written);
  • Excellent skills in MS-Office, especially Excel for handling large datasets.


You should join our team because we are a fast growing, international organization with lots of opportunities for personal development! We are all specialists in our own area of interest, thats why we value each other.

  • An exciting job with a representative salary package in an international atmosphere that supports the company’s vision;
  • You will be employed directly by Hyet Solar.
  • Help us realize a world where energy is utilized sustainably and affordably;
  • Join a company where Unity, Innovation and Excellence are key values;

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