Contamination Control Specialist

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, AKKA [2019-10790]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

As a contamination control specialist, you are responsible for specifying the requirements with respect to cleanliness of systems and parts.

Furthermore, you are responsible for proper execution of the requirements by actively participate in design reviews teams.

The contamination specialist is responsible for the functional qualification of systems. Focus area is surface analysis and photochemistry.

In case of issues / failures you are in the lead to perform root cause analyses and generate alternatives to meet the contamination control requirements.


  • Responsible for contamination control design rules in order to meet requirements.
  • Propose new ideas and support the organization within the field of contamination control
  • Takes the lead to specify the necessary cleanliness requirements of a (part of) system, in order to achieve the desired functionality.
  • Is responsible for the proper documentation of specifications, supporting calculations, and tests.
  • Provides means and methods to verify the specifications and performs the tests.
  • Has knowledge of detecting, mimicking and controlling contamination and if needed designs tools for above mentioned purposes.
  • Achieves results by literature search, experimental testing or supervision of external research activities.


Additional information

You will be working in the Technology & Development (T&D) department, which is responsible for the development, specification, design and engineering of high tech/precision modules, professional products and capital intensive equipment. The department consists of a number of competence groups, such as Mechanics, Mechatronics, Electronics, Software, Technology and Project management. In multi-disciplinary project teams we specify, design, develop and qualify the professional products for our customers. This client sources, produces and supplies the qualified products to our customers.


  • Minimum HBO / Bachelor level in Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanics or similar.
  • Have at least 5 years of relevant working experience.
  • Strong focus on materials, analytical chemistry, surface chemistry, contamination control.
  • Solid experimental and/or theoretical experience in the above-mentioned field of interest either in research or industry.
  • Knowledge on material characterization and / or surface analysis.
  • Experience within a cleanroom environment.
  • Candidate should be able to work independently in a dynamic explorative environment.
  • Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
  • Good communicational skills and able to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Good knowledge of English.

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