Group leader Mechanics

Due to our growth, we are looking for an additional Group Leader Mechanics. A Group Leader who makes the difference both on the technical content and by leading his/her own group of mechanical specialists

Sioux Technologies develops and produces state-of-the-art technology for the top end of the international high-tech community. Examples include a complex lithography machine, a compact electron microscope, a smart home automation system or an electric self-charging car. We raise the bar high and we often achieve the impossible. We do so together, as a team of enthusiastic electronics, software, mechanics, mechatronics and mathematics specialists.

Our position

As a group leader you are responsible for the performance and growth of (the colleagues within) the mechanical development department. You are continuously striving to improve the competences and ensure you align these with the operational program managers and the long term ambition of Sioux Technologies. Together with the Department Manager Mechanical Development and your colleague Group Leader, you form the beating heart of the department.

Among a lot of other responsibilities your daily activities include:

  • People management: You are responsible for a group of approximately 20 employees. You give day-to-day operational guidance to your employees and inspire them to take ownership of their personal development. Your instruments here are career coaching, performance reviewing and appraisals. You enable your employees to excel and to grow, ensuring an inspiring and safe working environment where we also can have fun together!

  • Competence management: You are leading in technology. You ensure that the required knowledge within the group aligns with and even exceeds the technology roadmap of Sioux. For example, by initiating technical training courses about innovations in your area of expertise

  • Projects: You participate in our multidisciplinary projects and lead (a) team(s) to success. You are regularly involved in the acquisition process of new projects

  • Recruitment and selection: You support recruitment events (e.g. trade fairs and open days), contribute to the labor market campaigns and have selection and hiring interviews with applicants.

Your future workplace

This is what we are looking for

  • a completed academic education in mechanics
  • at least 8 years of experience, of which 2 years in managing a mechanical team of professionals
  • good (individual) coaching skills
  • good social and communication skills
  • a broad view on technology, organization and processes.
  • a customer- and solution-oriented approach

This is what we offer

Our employees are our strength, and together we want to get the maximum out of it. That starts by offering attractive terms and conditions of employment that are in line with your needs. According to our employees, the personal attention at Sioux makes the difference. And that’s something we’re proud of. After all, to us, success is more than just a good salary. It's also about being appreciated, about being given responsibility and the ability to develop yourself.

You can expect:

  • Internal training, coaching and a large personal development budget of 6,000 euro per year
  • Varied work due to variety in technologies, markets and projects
  • Good salary and attractive fringe benefits
  • Flexible working hours of 32- 40 hrs per week in a healthy mix of working from home or at the office
  • An open culture focused on working together, learning and having fun
  • An innovative working environment
  • A pizza budget, so you can work on innovative developments in one of our expertise groups
Are you interested?

Your new job in 5 steps

Thank you for your interest. We are happy to share our selection process with you. Below you will find the steps we go through. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We wish you the best of luck with your application at Sioux Technologies!

  • Interested?
    • Send us your CV and motivation video or letter.
  • Application received
    • One of our recruiters will review your application and get back to you asap.
  • Introduction
    • We will plan an (online) introduction with a Sioux colleague to find out if there is a match.
  • Follow-up conversation(s)
    • In follow-up conversation(s), we dive into the (technical) depth. In some cases a personality test will be part of the conversation and will be discussed with you. In other cases you will be presented with a (technical) case.
  • Both excited?
    • If we are both enthusiastic, we would like to make you an offer. We will talk you through the offer and discuss it with you. Are you already curious about our terms of employment? You can find them here.
  • Welcome to Sioux Technologies!
    • We welcome you to Sioux and wish you success with your new challenge!

Sander van der Maat

Sr. Talent Acquisition specialist
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