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Vacancy: Lead Product Developer


Join us and be a key player in our exciting high-tech company.


Full-time (≥36 h/w)

Starting date:



Enschede, The Netherlands.

Vacancy: Lead Product Developer

Your goal


You will play a key role in scaling our technology and realizing commercial production of our first generation of products by bridging the gap between research and manufacturing. You will achieve this by leveraging your industry experience in technology transfer and project management. Besides product testing, writing product dossiers, and coordinating design iterations, you will have the opportunity in shaping the further growth and professionalization of our product development department. At IamFluidics, we are continuously developing innovative processes and formulations that have the potential to globally influence the use of microparticles in cosmetic, food, and healthcare applications. You will thus be learning and co-creating within a dynamic and fast innovating company.

Your responsibilities


You will:

  • Coordinate and perform all product development activities from research concepts to product release in manufacturing;
  • Write product dossiers, including product requirements, specifications, risk analyses, validation, release plans, and master document records;
  • Use project management tools and communication skills to manage expectations and timelines with internal (research and manufacturing) and external (customers) stakeholders;
  • Initiate and guide product design changes based on new insights or customer feedback;
  • Support the implementation of our quality management systemen by writing standardized protocols;
  • Setup and improve product development processes within our organization;
  • Report directly to R&D and Operations. 



  • Hold at least a Bsc/MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, or equivalent;
  • Have at least 5 years of industrial experience in leading technology transfer and/or scaling production facilities;
  • Are hands-on and result-driven as well as having an entrepreneurial and flexible mindset striving for further growth and professionalization of IamFluidics;
  • Are ready to join a fast growing company that is ready to disrupt the world of microparticles.


What we offer


IamFluidics is a fast growing high-tech company that was founded in 2018 as a spin-off of the University of Twente. IamFluidics was elected as Best Academic Startup of 2020 by the Association of Universities in The Netherlands (VSNU). Currently we are expanding our team and gearing up for commercial production.

Please join us and get the chance to:

  • Make big company impact while working at a nimble and dynamic site;
  • Be part of a highly skilled and passionate multidisciplinary team and work on disruptive technical innovations;
  • Receive attractive compensation with the possibility to participate in IamFluidics’ success;
  • Develop your personal and professional skills within emerging application fields;
  • Enjoy a flexible and all-inclusive workplace.

Our mission


Microparticles are everywhere! For example, in food, textiles, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical products. However, current microparticle production methods are inefficient and not sustainable (e.g., resulting in microplastics). It is IamFluidics’ mission to revolutionize microparticle production for a healthier planet by developing the next generation of sustainable, scalable, and superb microencapsulation technologies. To this end, we have invented a disruptive and sustainable technology to create high-quality microparticles at jet speed.

Now, we are ready to start production and conquer the market with our sustainable, scalable, and superb microencapsulation solutions!

Apply now

We really look forward to your response. Please send your application including motivation letter and CV to Michiel van Alst (CEO; 


IamFluidics BV

De Veldmaat 17
7522 NM Enschede
The Netherlands

Tel. +31 (0)532 340 044

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