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Senior Tester

Luxexcel is looking for a passionate Senior Tester. You will be dealing with sophisticated in-house developed software to be able to 3D-print high-quality lenses

Are you enthusiastic about technology? Looking to break the barriers of existing state of the art and making possible what others consider impossible? Do you think you are an out of the box thinker yet persistent enough to convert ideas into reality? Then this job is for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Serving as a testing and quality assurance subject matter specialist,
  • Define, set-up and execute the test program for all software and the 3D-printer
  • Work closely with process, software and hardware engineers to determine potential failure modes
  • Providing test execution results and related metrics for deployment
  • Drive continuous improvement into testing related aspects

Candidate profile

  • Significant experience with test engineering
  • Work experience in industrial solutions covering multiple technologies (mechanics, mechatronics, low level software, cloud software, chemistry)
  • You have strong analytical skills and a critical attitude
  • Managing responsibilities by nature
  • Taking ownership of the responsibilities
  • Solutions driven, result oriented
  • Organized
  • Communicates very clearly external and internal with all stakeholders
  • Can take on and handle goals independently, with respect for planning and deadlines

The job is based in Turnhout and the person is part of the QA team

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Medior/Senior .Net Software Developer

At Luxexcel we have developed and are now commercializing 3D print solutions for lenses and in this we are the only company in the world. We have operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United States. We are on a path to open a new era in eyewear, delivering not just quality lenses but a new vision on smart eyewear.

Can you help us improve our software applications? Most of our development exists of enhancing our printing strategies, which include simulation algorithms. Of course all this needs to be easy-to-use, have a good looking design and most of all: be rock solid.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop .NET (WPF-based) applications for the VisionPlatform as part of the monthly commercial releases. Our most important applications are technical in nature. UI development doesn’t take most of our time.
  • Trouble-shoot issues as needed
  • Collaborate with several other Luxexcel teams (i.e. Quality Assurance).
  • Pro-actively increase quality by:
    • Supply meaningful contributions to our software architecture
    • Improve, develop & deploy our .NET applications, development process & release practices.
    • Assist with performance testing setups/executions

Skills and experience

  • Senior position: 5+ years of experience with design and development in .Net, unit testing, WPF. and 10+ years software development experience.
  • Medior position: 3+ years of experience with design and development in .Net, unit testing, WPF. and 5+ years software development experience.
  • Implementation experience with distributed applications working knowledge of software development DevOps tools and methodologies.
  • It is a must that you have affection or experience with at least one of the following subjects: inkjet printing, 3D printing, embedded software, electronics, machine control, mathematics & algorithms, physics,

Candidate profile

It is expected that you:

  • Are a team-player who likes to work in a small team/company,
  • Are familiar with abstract thinking
  • Have a “get-things-done” mentality,
  • Are an active listener and clear communicator,
  • Do not hesitate to flag issues and concerns,
  • Are accurate, organized and responsible, and
  • Can take on goals independently, with respect for planning and deadline.

This challenging job is based in Turnhout (OMC) & Eindhoven (HTC).

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Senior R&D Chemist

At Luxexcel we have developed and are now commercializing 3D print solutions for lenses and in this we are the only company in the world. We have operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United States. We are on a path to open a new era in eyewear, delivering not just quality lenses but a new vision on smart eyewear.

Luxexcel is looking for a passionate polymer chemist researcher and developer. You will be dealing with advanced applied research with a clear focus in setting the basis the products of the future using and enhancing our unique technology in the context of a start-up, dynamic environment.

Are you enthusiastic about technology? Looking to break the barriers of existing state of the art and making possible what others consider impossible? Do you think you are an out of the box thinker yet persistent enough to convert ideas into reality? Then this job is for you.

Job description

The selected candidate will participate in the following activities

  • Taking the lead in applied research projects dealing with jettable monomers and subsequent polymerization: develop new ink in strong relation with process optimization
  • Managing the cooperation with research institutions, analytical laboratory and suppliers.
  • Leading the relationship with chemical third parties incorporated in the projects.
  • Incorporating into the company the know how acquired.
  • Designing and performing research experiments in our labs.
  • Support Validation team and Service team for chemistry related topics

Skills and profile

We search for an experienced Chemist / Chemical Engineer with the following skills

  • A university degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, optional a PhD
  • Mastering organic and macromolecular chemistry and analytics with specialization or strong knowledge in one of those area
    • thermo-mechanical properties of organic materials

    • Photo- or thermo- curing of organic resins

    • formulation of ink for inkjet

    • Chemistry of surface and interface

  • Experience of few years in an industry 
  • Autonomous and capable of creating tests and experiments on his/her own.
  • Able to manage the interaction with third parties (other companies, Universities and research centers, analytical external laboratory) collaborating in the project
  • Teamplayer with developed social skills
  • A combination of research oriented vocation with hands on, experimental orientation
  • Problem solving and goal driven mindset
  • Self-motivated person willing to incorporate into a creative environment
  • Original out of the box thinker yet persistent, practical and results oriented
  • Fluent in English to integrate an international team

Ancillary skills

We will take into account

  • Having a master’s degree , optional a PhD in related topics
  • Fluent in English.
  • International experience
  • Experience and/or affinity with a startup environment

Location

Principal location of work is Turnhout, Belgium

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Medior/Senior .Net Software Developer

At Luxexcel we create the world’s only 3D printing platform for optical lenses. Our VisionPlatform needs to be able to print different types of lenses at increasing quality and higher speed. Can you help us improve our applications? Most of our development exists of enhancing our printing strategies, which include compensation- & simulation algorithms. Of course all this needs to be easy-to-use, have a good looking design and most of all: be rock solid.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop .NET (WPF-based) applications for the VisionPlatform as part of the monthly commercial releases. Our most important applications are technical in nature. UI development doesn’t take most of our time.
  • Trouble-shoot issues as needed
  • Collaborate with several other Luxexcel teams (i.e. Quality Assurance).
  • pro-actively increase quality by:
    • Supply meaningful contributions to our software architecture
    • Improve, develop & deploy our .NET applications, development process & release practices.
    • Assist with performance testing setups/executions

Skills and experience

  • Senior position: 5+ years of experience with design and development in .Net, unit testing, WPF. and 10+ years software development experience.
  • Medior position: 3+ years of experience with design and development in .Net, unit testing, WPF. and 5+ years software development experience.
  • Implementation experience with distributed applications working knowledge of software development DevOps tools and methodologies.
  • It is a must that you have affection or experience with at least one of the following subjects: inkjet printing, 3D printing, embedded software, electronics, machine control, mathematics & algorithms, physics,

Candidate profile

It is expected that you:

  • are a team-player who likes to work in a small team/company,
  • are a smart person, able to reason well with abstractions,
  • have a “get-things-done” mentality,
  • are an active listener and clear communicator,
  • do not hesitate to flag issues and concerns,
  • are accurate, organized and responsible, and
  • can take on goals independently, with respect for planning and deadline.

This challenging job is based in Turnhout (OMC) & Eindhoven (HTC).

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Program Manager

Key responsibilities

The Program Manager is responsible to run multiple customer-oriented projects to identify, develop and deploy innovative 3D printed ophthalmic products

  • Running multiple customer projects in parallel to develop and deploy a pre-defined application.
  • This role is responsible to deliver it on-time and within budget, but the role is not responsible for the application itself
  • Acts as Interface between customer and the project team, gathers and reconciles customer requirements into the project
  • Set-up, manage and drive a mile-stone based project with clear objectives and goals
  • Manage the cooperation between AE, R&D and customer to meet the objectives and goals of the projects
  • Appropriate reporting to manage the project on executive level
  • Communicates with the all stakeholders on regular basis about the progress, performance of the VisionPlatform and defines improvements for testing if required.
  • The job is based in Turnhout

Candidate profile

It is expected that the person taking up this role:

  • is self-starting, strong leader
  • taking ownership of the responsibilities,
  • process oriented, result driven,
  • organized,
  • communicates very clearly external and internal
  • at least 10 years of work experience in a similar role
  • loves technology but even more process and communication

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Danny Kelly, Chief Operating Officer

In all industries today, the trend is toward additive manufacturing. We want to be ahead of the curve. You don’t want to be the guy in the darkroom when everyone else has moved to digital photography

Danny Kelly, Chief Operating Officer at IFB Solutions, major independent US ophthalmic lab

Showcases of the Luxexcel Technology

The following showcases are developed to showcase the broadness and possible application areas of the Luxexcel technology for 3D printed ophthalmic lenses. The goal is to inspire and show the potential for the future. If there are particular areas you are interested in or would like to discuss new business development opportunities please feel free reach out to us.

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