HyET Solar

Program Leader Reliability

  • Bedrijf: HyET Solar
  • Branche: Energie en Duurzaamheid
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime
  • Werkervaring: 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 Reliability has become open due to internal growth. Your team is responsible for guaranteeing and improving the product lifetime of our flexible thin film photovoltaic modules by:

  • performing dedicated lifetime tests;
  • identifying failure modes;
  • mitigating/solving issues;
  • qualifying new materials for production.

New materials will have to be evaluated because of increase of performance of the PV layers, releasing second suppliers, or evaluating new materials. 

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for the lifetime of the module performance in terms of product reliability, both for the current generation products as well as the future products;
  • You will introduce predictive tools for lifetime and energy yield;
  • You are identifying failure modes, proposing mitigations, evaluating mitigations;
  • The responsibilities also include testing and releasing the product on the various safety tests as required by international IEC norms.

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. 

  • PhD Physics/Chemistry/Material Science;
  • Preferably 5 to 10/10+ years relevant working experience in material science failure analysis;
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environments;
  • 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.

  • Help us realize a world where energy is utilized sustainably and affordably;
  • Join a company where Unity, Innovation and Excellence are key values;
  • 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.

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ontdek HyEt Solar

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    Westervoortsedijk 73 6827 AV Arnhem Gebouw HT
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