Job opportunity: Commissioning Engineer, Eindhoven

Job opportunity: Commissioning Engineer, Eindhoven

As a Commissioning Engineer you are responsible for coordinating and executing commissioning activities within the field of the Customer Support department of SMIT Thermal Solutions BV. This field of work focuses on coordinating the international installation and the commissioning of our machines. The main responsibility is to complete the Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).

The commissioning period consists of coordinating and performing technical, functional and process tests. A learning process will be coordinated with a process engineer, after which you can eventually perform the process tests independently. The ultimate goal of the Commissioning Engineer is customer acceptance of the machine.

In addition to your practical work, you provide input and guidance to colleagues and/or external parties involved. Your coordination and activities within these fields result in achieving the Customer Support objectives in the areas of turnover, lead time, quality and budget.


You have HBO working and thinking level, preferably in a mechatronics direction. You have 3-5 years of relevant work experience in project-driven mechatronics engineering. You can quickly master specific technical systems and/or related problems. You naturally fulfill a leading role in a technical environment. A commercial approach to your projects, appointments and contacts comes naturally. You have excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English language in word and writing. International travel, in periods of 4 to 8 weeks, is part of the position.


  • Reports to the Team Lead of the Technical Services Department
  • Education: HBO in one the following directions: Applied Physics, Chemical technology, Electrical/Energy technology, Industrial automation

Personal characteristics:

  • Communicative;
  • Leadership in technical environment;
  • Commercial;
  • Hands on mentality.


  • General: willingness or experience with international travel;
  • Duration: travel periods from 4 to 8 weeks;
  • Frequency: 4 to 6 times a year.

Growth opportunities:

  • Project Manager.
  • Customer Support Manager.


  • Preparing, supervising and executing installation processes.
  • Coordinating and performing FAT and SAT tests.
  • Taking care of installation-related communication, both internally and externally.
  • Support and manage Field Engineers and mechanics.
  • Preparing, guiding and executing Service and Warranty projects.

Company profile

SMIT Thermal Solutions is a leading supplier of customized thermal equipment and processes. Our SMIT Technology Wuxi production plant is established to serve the chinese market with European design equipment for battery, automotive, solar and semiconductor applications. At SMIT, we design and manufacture thermal process solutions for high-volume manufacturing. SMIT’s core competences are not limited to thermal treatment, but include deposition processes using thermal evaporation, (PE)CVD and ALD for both rigid and flexible substrates, we’re constantly innovating. It employs around 60 people and currently has more than 3000 installations operating, including some 150 in the solar- and battery industry. Today, we focus on thin film applications, acting as an expert partner to manufacturers aiming for cost-effective mass production.


Interested? Please apply by sending your CV and motivation to Do you have any questions about this job opportunity, please call 040-2581604.

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