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Research Engineer Job – Fraunhofer Project Center, The Netherlands – Oct 2021

University of Twente (UT)

The Netherlands

University of Twente invites applications for Research Engineer at the Fraunhofer Project Center is an alliance between the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology, the Netherlands – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Research Engineer Job
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: 2.836 EURO /Month

The Fraunhofer Project Center
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology
University of Twente (UT)

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Qualification Details

  • You hold an HBO bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field (HBO ICT- software engineer or Technische Informatica);
  • You are interested in the domain of Industry 4.0, specifically in the focus area of Digital Twinning and User interfacing;
  • You are good in multitasking, and don’t mind working on more than one project;
  • You are excellent communicator and like to work in teams;
  • You have a great attention for detail;
  • You are proactive and solution minded.


  • You are skilled at prototyping, developing and testing the front and back-end of applications;
  • You can write effective APIs;
  • You have skills in multiple programming languages and libraries (e.g., HTLM/CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery, C#, Java, R, Python);
  • You have knowledge on hardware-software coupling;
  • You have a good understanding of UX/UI;
  • You are skilled at communicating the project results to non-technical people;
  • You have the capacity to manage priorities and tight deadlines;
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch (or are willing to learn Dutch in a short time).

Responsibilities/Job Description

Our mission is to reinforce the competitive strength of the industry in a field of production and high-tech systems. Our customers are multinationals involved in developments of the next generation production processes and systems as well as smaller innovative, technology-based companies. Our focus is on the practical solutions for the current production processes, production equipment, digital manufacturing, and manufacturing value chain organization.


  • Support in designing project proposals for industry;
  • Work on one or more project varying from short project to projects running over multiple years;
  • Develop further knowledge and competencies in the field of UX/UI and back-end development;
  • You will be responsible for maintaining internal FPC software tools.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

You can submit your application, including a recent CV and motivation letter before October 10th. The first interviews will be scheduled on Thursday 21st of October. An (technical) assessment will be part of this procedure.

About Us

The Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, a German organization consisting of 72 institutes world-wide is a leading applied research organization in the field of advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0/Smart Industry. In 2017, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, opened a project center at the University of Twente. The Fraunhofer Project Center at the University of Twente is an alliance between the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Germany, the University of Twente, and Saxion University of Applied Sciences. It is a young, fast growing environment fully focused on Industry 4.0/Smart industry technologies and solutions for production.

About the Employer: University of Twente (UT)


We offer a challenging position in an inspiring multidisciplinary industrial-academic environment, at a university that is continuously improving its cooperation with industry and start-ups.

  • Be part of a growing team of young and ambitious people;
  • Fulltime position for a period of 1 year, with the possibility of extension;
  • The gross monthly salary is based Fraunhofer Project Center framework. This is depending on experience and education and starts at €2.836 - gross salary a month;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • Minimum of 29 holidays in case of fulltime employment;
  • Facilities for professional and personal development.

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Contact details

For more information about this vacancy you can contact Chantal Boomkamp- Eppink ( or dr. Muhammad Niazi (


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