Cleanroom laboratory technician

Enschede, Overijssel

Solmates is well engaged with an excellent portfolio of blue-chip customer. Multiple device iterations confirm the unique upsides of Solmates-PLD thin film materials for a range of applications. Solmates is transitioning its customer base from Academics/RTO’s towards volume production. Hence Solmates is looking for a Cleanroom laboratory manager.



Will you be our cleanroom laboratory technician and will you help us further professionalize our cleanroom infrastructure?

  • In this role you will be part of the cleanroom team that is continuously improving in quality, safety and output. You play a role in the Process development team with key focus on cleanroom activities and keeping the systems ready to run.



You take care of cleanroom facilities:

o  Maintenance of cooling water system & air treatment a.o.

o  Gas delivery systems, timely gas bottle exchange, ordering of gases

You will monitor and address safe behavior and tool use by Solmates employees

You will maintain adequate stock of cleanroom supplies (cleanroom suits, gloves, shoe covers and safety goggles)

o  Keep overview of equipment preventive maintenance schemes and you make sure preventative maintenance is performed in time by tool owners.

You are metrology equipment owner and make sure equipment is functional and calibrated according to norms

Champion timely quartz cleaning process (Fast & Efficient execution of standard maintenance activities)

Supervise proper housekeeping in the cleanroom,      

o  Implement 5S principles,

o  Efficient arrangement of workspace: storage racks, tools trolleys,

o  Arrange periodic (micro) clean-ups



We are looking for someone who will join the current team and helps the team to grow, also in how we do things.

o  You have a good knowledge of cleanroom infrastructure (air, gases, electra, cooling water) and you have experience in working in a cleanroom

o Besides that, knowledge from/ experience with NEN 1010, NEN 3140 is preferred

o Structured and accurate working suits you

o Hands-on mentality & result oriented

o Finally:  you think team spirit is important and together we can do great things


o We develop and use novel technology. Out of the box ideas for real world technologic challenges

o We are in the middle of a deposition revolution! Our PLD technology is about to be adopted in the Semicon industry

o We cherish a healthy work life balance and personal development. You know how to use and charge your battery

Our vision creates a great team spirit. Only together we can realize our ambition: PLD layers in every connected device in 2030!