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QA Engineer

  • Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Do you want to contribute to a more sustainable world? Are you excited to help shape the future of battery technology and consequently the future of consumer electronics and mobility? Can you not wait to dive into a VC-backed deep tech scale-up with the ambition to change the world

LeydenJar Technologies is scaling rapidly and while doing so we are looking for an QA Engineer to join us in our mission to boost battery technology.

About LeydenJar

LeydenJar is a high-tech company, developing pure silicone anodes for a lithium-ion battery that will change the world. We are proud that, here at LeydenJar, we:

  • boost Li-ion battery energy density by 70% by using 10x thinner anodes
  • improved cycle life to >450
  • achieved fast charging to 60% in under 10 min!

We are currently still in an R&D phase, but we are ready to start the actual production of anode foil. LeydenJar Plant One will open in 2026.

About the job

As QA engineer, you will be responsible for quality activities at LeydenJar, and support and lead quality related projects in the supply chain, in accordance with the customer requirements and certification. Main focus will be material quality and quality systems. 

Your primary location will be Eindhoven, but also you will be supporting Leiden location. You are willing to travel on incidental base.

You report to the QHSSE manager and have an important central role in the QHSSE team and organization. You work especially closely together with the QC team, HSSE team, Production and R&D and the Battery laboratory. In this versatile role for lots of aspects, you will have a chance to contribute to key issues of the company and to develop yourself.

You will be working on:

  • Further expansion of our Quality Management System for our product and supply chain
  • Judging measured parameters regarding SPC
  • Implementation of required quality related certifications
  • Guiding the organization in Management of Change and other QMS systems
  • Setting up and implement quality measurements and specifications
  • Preparing and managing the (additional) risk inventory and evaluation
  • Being responsible for non-conform management and auditing
  • Supporting the Quality Control team

Job requirements

About you:

  • You have at least 5 year experience in a similar position
  • You have at least a completed HBO education
  • You have experience in a production environment using and setting up quality systems
  • Experience with DfSS/LSS is a pre, preferably you are green or black belt
  • You have experience with and can lead problem analysis
  • You are able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment and act with a sense of urgency
  • You show initiative on improvement projects and are able to lead such projects
  • Experience with certification projects is a pre, especially ISO9001/IATF16949
  • You communicate clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in writing
  • You have a customer focus

Why LeydenJar?

🌟 Unleash your potential: Dive into a realm where personal growth meets ownership, with the backing to achieve your career aspirations.

💼 Benefits beyond the basics: Enjoy a treasure trove of perks, from a comprehensive pension plan to travel reimbursement, insurance coverage, and even a mental health platform. And yes, there's fresh fruit every Monday because why not?

⏰ Work your way: Embrace the freedom of flexible hours and hybrid working, complemented by a generous 25 vacation days annually.

🍹 Thirsty for Fun: Join us every first Thursday for 'Thirsty Thursday,' where we unwind and share good vibes in a laid-back setting!

🎉 Fun with a purpose: Dive into our calendar of internal events, mixing business with pleasure, and fuel your personal development with exclusive trainings and courses.

Are you ready to take on the challenge as a QA Engineer ?

We are looking forward to your application!

If you'd like to learn more about LeydenJar amazing team, see below:

At LeydenJar we value diversity, and we provide equal opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, etc. If there are two or more applicants of equal suitability for a certain position, LeydenJar can under circumstances decide to select applicants based on positive discrimination in full compliance with all relevant and applicable law.