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Luxexcel has developed and is commercializing 3D print solutions for eyewear lenses and we are currently the only company in the world offering 3D printing for lenses. The Technology is uniquely positioned to combine prescription with encapsulation of smart devices into lenses. With our technology our customers can create lenses that are look like regular lenses, provide durability to the smart eyewear and correct vision and all of this today.

The company has several VisionPlatforms installed across Europe and North America and will be installing several more in the foreseeable future. Our head office is in the Netherlands, we have technical operations in Belgium and service and business development in the USA.

Are you excited about disruptive technology? Looking to break the barriers of existing state of the art?

We are currently searching for a Manager Application Engineering team.  This position is within Luxexcel the link between customers and R&D – who develops the core technology to explore and the key responsibilities of the team are:

  • Align with Customers, Sales and Business Development on intended applications, finding the balance between demand, challenge and feasibility.
  • Deliver on-time the agreed applications.
  • Pro-actively develop applications to support Sales and to trigger the right discussions with potential customers.
  • Sync with R&D for market trends to identify the necessary technology developments.
  • Sync with QA for market trends to identify the necessary measurements and quality aspects.
  • Manage expectations to all stakeholders throughout the process

The Application Engineering team is part of the Products group consisting out of R&D, Application Engineering, Quality assurance and Production. The job is based in Turnhout and the person reports directly to the Chief Product Officer.

Skills and experience

  • ~15-20 years of experience in a similar role
  • Masters (MSc) degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • Proven managerial experience
  • Proven customer interactions
  • Proof of results
  • Able to build a high-performance team

Candidate profile

  • Goal/Target driven
  • Delivery focused
  • Customer-oriented, interested in technology
  • Solution-oriented, problem solving
  • Communicates very clearly external and internal with all stakeholders

What we offer

  • The ability to work in an exciting environment part of a driven team, bringing game-changing technology to market

A startup environment with opportunities to grow with the company and create unique technology and enable the dream of smart eyewear for everyone.

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Luxexcel has developed and is commercializing 3D print solutions for eyewear lenses and we are currently the only company in the world offering 3D printing for lenses. The technology is uniquely positioned to combine prescription with encapsulation of smart devices into lenses. With our technology, our customers can create lenses that look like regular lenses, provide durability to the smart eyewear and correct vision, and all of this today.

The company has several VisionPlatforms installed across Europe and North America and will be installing several more in the foreseeable future. Our head office is in the Netherlands, we have technical operations in Belgium and service and business development in the USA.

Are you excited about disruptive technology? Looking to break the barriers of the existing state of the art?

We are currently searching for an electro-mechanical engineer. This position is within the R&D department, the key responsibilities are:

  • Design, Plan, organize, execute and coordinate (electro-mechanical) R&D projects
  • Work on complex problems that impact the commercial success of current and future products or technologies
  • Building test setups, designing custom instruments
  • Support R&D and Service with technical evaluation of technologies and products
  • Maintain the technical documentation of our printers

The job is based in Turnhout and the person reports directly to the VP of R&D.

Skills and experience

  • A university degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • You have several years of experience with designing/improving complex machines
  • 3D drawing skills
  • Original out of the box thinker yet persistent, practical and results-oriented
  • A self-motivated person willing to incorporate into a creative environment
  • Fluent in English

What we offer

  • The ability to work in an exciting environment part of a driven team, bringing game-changing technology to market
  • A startup environment with opportunities to grow with the company and create unique technology and enable the dream of smart eyewear for everyone.

Location

Principal location of work is Turnhout, Belgium

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Do you get excited about smartglasses as a new disruptive technology? Do you believe that the impossible is possible? Do you consider yourself an out-of-the-box thinker yet persistent enough to convert ideas into reality?

Luxexcel is the only company in the world that prints 3D lenses. We partner with leaders to develop and commercialize smart prescription lens solutions. How do we do this? We use our technology to embed smart devices and prescription powers into our lenses embedding them in our lens material as we print. We successfully integrate a variety of smart devices such as waveguides, holographic films, and LCD screens into our lenses, ensuring that lenses have a regular-look and fit into everyday eyewear.

We employ the best talent in the industry to ensure that our partners develop smart eyewear that is durable, looks like everyday eyewear, and above all, meets smartglasses wearers’ vision correction needs. Our technology platforms are installed across Europe and North America with many more to come. Our head office is located in The Netherlands, with technical operations in Belgium, and service and business development in the USA.

Want to be part of our team?
We’re on a journey to create a new era in smart eyewear. Would you like to become part of our team to make smart eyewear a reality for everyone?
We’re looking for a professional with technical knowledge in creating smart eyewear, that will work closely with our team in Europe. In particular, you need to have intrinsic knowledge of waveguides and holographic films, and also understand the challenges involved in creating smart eyewear. It’s essential for this position that you’re a technical expert in the design of smartglasses.

Working at Luxexcel
• Support the strategic team in discussions with customers
• Deliver input to the technical team to develop applications for our   customers
• Interact with our optical designers to help create the optimal design
• Help us to develop the best possible solutions for our smart eyewear customers
• As part of the worldwide strategic team, contribute to the global go-to-market plan, and provide input on product development roadmaps, engagement strategy, and marketing efforts

What will make you a good fit for the role?
• Multiple years of experience in the application of waveguides and holographic solutions
• A thorough understanding of the technical challenges of traditional lens technology and the needs of smart eyewear users
• A degree in a relevant field: like physics or optics
• Able to work in a driven global team and have the ability to contribute expert technical knowledge
• Self-motivated and able to work under pressure
• Willing and able to travel (depending on global Covid-19 restrictions)

What we offer
• The ability to work in an exciting environment as part of a driven team that brings game-changing technology to market
• A startup environment with opportunities to grow within the company
• The unique opportunity to develop technology that makes smart eyewear accessible to everyone

Luxexcel is the only company in the world able to 3D print quality prescription lenses. We’re developing and commercializing 3D printing solutions for lenses. What makes our technology unique is that we can combine prescription and smart technology into 3D printed lenses. Our customers use our 3D printing technology to create lenses that look like normal-looking eyewear, provide durability to smart eyewear, as well as correct vision.

The Application Engineering team within Luxexcel, together with our customers and partners, are developing innovative applications to integrate smart functionalities into prescription lenses.

The key responsibilities of Application Engineering are:

  • Align with Customers, Sales and Business Development on intended applications, finding the balance between demand, challenge and feasibility.
  • Deliver on-time the agreed applications.
  • Pro-actively develop applications to support Sales and to trigger the right discussions with potential customers.
  • Sync with R&D for market trends to identify the necessary technology developments.
  • Sync with QA for market trends to identify the necessary measurements and quality aspects.

We are currently searching for an Applications Engineer to strengthen the team.

Skills and experience required

  • 5-10 years of experience in application engineering, project and/or product engineering.
  • 3D drawing skills (like Fusion360, SolidWorks or equivalent).
  • Translate complex applications/customer requests into a printable high-quality product.
  • Able to design and deliver proto-types and small-scale batches.
  • Broad field of technology interests, understands the dynamics of integration of optics, high-tech electronics and product design.
  • Able to explore, discuss and engage with customers to develop applications
  • Innovator, original out-of-the-box thinker, yet persistent, practical and results-oriented.
  • Self-motivated person willing to integrate into a creative environment.
  • Fluent in English.

What we offer

  • The ability to work in an exciting environment part of a driven team, bringing game-changing technology to market.
  • A startup environment with opportunities to grow with the company and create unique technology that make smart eyewear a reality for everyone.
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Are you excited about new and disruptive technology? Do you consider yourself an out of the box thinker? We are looking for a Business Development director who likes to break the barriers of existing state of the art by making possible what others consider impossible.

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 with partnerships with the technology leaders in USA, Europe and Asia.

We are currently searching for an individual who can help build our business.

You will have to travel to visit potential customers.

You should have experience in dealing with highly innovative technology, possess well-developed commercial skills. Essential is experience in dealing with large complex technical development projects and the ability to bridge business and technology.

Are you excited about disruptive technology? Are you excited about our challenge? Are you persistent and able to convert ideas into reality? Then this job is for you.

Role

  • Develop opportunities for Luxexcel to obtain partnership agreements in the smart eyewear and optics space. Negotiate complex technical agreements with potential partners and customers, all over the world.
  • You will report to the Chief Strategy Officer of Luxexcel.

 

Goal

  • Engage potential partners
  • Be part of negotiations with partnership agreements
  • Able to negotiate complex contracts commercially, technically, and legally.

 

Skills

  • 10 years of experience in dealing with large international technology companies and in negotiating long-term development projects.
  • Knowledge of smart wearables or similar applications.
  • You need a background in international business development of 10 years.

 

Location

Flexible

  • Able to travel regularly to: Eindhoven (NL) and Turnhout (BE)
  • Willingness to travel

 

Timing

Timing ASAP

 

What we offer

  • The ability to work in an exciting environment part of a driven team, bringing game-changing technology to market
  • A startup environment with career opportunities way beyond the corporate box-
  • Competitive package including healthcare insurance

 

General Info

Luxexcel is the only company in the world with the technology to 3D print lenses. Luxexcel has developed and owns all components necessary to enable our customers to 3D print optics: hardware, software, process and materials. Luxexcel is headquartered in Eindhoven with R&D and operations in Turnhout Belgium and sales and service in Alpharetta GA, USA.

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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.

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

Our commercial team is made up of 5 people between business development and marketing roles. You will be reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer.

Your role

  • Content specialist / Copywriter

Are you a content marketing aficionado who is excited to drive our online presence through compelling content? Do you have excellent copywriting skills? We are looking for someone who loves to fly our (digital) content flag.

We’re talking blogs, copy, articles, marketing materials, social media and much more. In your work you enjoy creating texts and other creative content and you have a pragmatic attitude in your work.

In our informal work environment, we need self-starters who are able to thrive in a fluid setting. Essential is the ability to interact with our technical teams to obtain the content required to create an exciting and consistent message.

Your Mission

  • Write and develop (digital) content for Luxexcel marketing channels e.g. email marketing, landing pages, website, video snippets and other digital materials
  • Write long and short form copy and in-depth articles on the Luxexcel website
  • Own our content schedule and help plan our marketing programs
  • Working closely with the internal Luxexcel teams (Commercial & Technology) to generate relevant content (blog, articles, videos, technical information sheets)
  • Design and develop marketing/sales collateral
  • Creating, scheduling, organizing, editing and publishing content for social media channels such as LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Wechat,
  • Manage and respond to external channel comments and mentions to maintain a positive brand image.

 

Location

  • Eindhoven with regular travel to Turnhout

 

Timing

  • Timing ASAP

 

What we offer

  • The ability to work in an exciting environment part of a driven team, bringing game-changing technology to market
  • A startup environment with career opportunities way beyond the corporate box
  • Competitive package

If you are interested in this position or have additional questions, please contact us.

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Luxexcel has developed and is commercializing 3D print solutions for eyewear lenses and we are currently the only company in the world offering 3D printing for lenses. The Technology is uniquely positioned to combine prescription with encapsulation of smart devices into lenses. With our technology our customers can create lenses that are look like regular lenses, provide durability to the smart eyewear and correct vision.

The company has several VisionPlatforms installed across Europe and North America and will be installing several more in the foreseeable future.

Key responsibilities

The Production Engineer is responsible for the processes of pre-production (volume scale-up), continuously adapts and optimizes the production processes and provides support in connection with the organization.

As a Production Engineer you:

  • Deliver technical support for the production process and finds the root cause of technical disturbances and prevents them from reoccurring.
  • Are responsible for the work preparation in the broadest sense. Lays down operating instructions, process flow charts, production sequence, production tooling, process parameters and indicators.
  • Continuously analyze the production processes, points out structural problems and bottlenecks, works out suggestions for improvements and initiates their implementation, often in close cooperation with the surrounded departments as R&D and Application Development.
  • Work directly with the customer to ensure a proper integration with the remaining production steps for the end product after the lenses are printed.

Candidate profile

It is expected that the person taking up this role:

  • Is self-starting,
  • Taking ownership of the responsibilities,
  • Solutions driven,
  • Organized,
  • Communicates very clearly external and internal,
  • Demonstrated experience with root-cause analysis in technical environments,
  • Combining an analytical approach with a hands on mentality,
  • Focused on quality, continuous improvement.

The following experience is a preference:

  • Experience in a production environment with high tech products and complex production processes.
  • Experience in the field of Technical Production Engineering and quality methodology such as statistical process control (SPC) and methods such as FMEA is an advantage.
  • Experience in the field of (semi-) automated production lines and control is an advantage.

We believe that in this role the person should:

  • Higher Technical College (bachelor) Mechanical/ Mechatronics/ Electronics/ Applied Physics,
  • Have experience in a similar role,
  • Loves technology,
  • And last but not least: willing to be part of a scale-up environment.

Position & Location

This position is part of the Product team which is responsible for the core printing R&D and application development. You will be trained in Turnhout and based in Eindhoven.

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