Chief Technology Officer | NTS Group

Eindhoven   |   Machinebouw   |   HBO

We have an exclusive assignment for the NTS Group in Eindhoven for a Chief Technology Officer at the Eindhoven Headquarters, The Netherlands.

Are you an experienced Chief Technology Officer with a proven track record in the hightech industry and are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have the ability to mobilize people, manage stakeholders and are you open to an international role? Please check the job offer below.

Recently, NTS Group has embarked on a newly formulated Group strategy. Together with a great variety of large key customers acting on a global scope, this strategy focusses on growth in the markets semicon, analytical and health

These markets breed fast developments. Consequently, NTS Group is required to shape and execute its technological roadmap – with and ahead of their customers. This means in design, engineering and NPI, but also in production capabilities and a range of solution-developments. In all this, they work closely together with our commercial and operational teams. Therefore, the growth of organisational and individual competency in the Development & Engineering team is no less than critical to the success of NTS Group.

Sounds exciting? Read more below.

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De functie

What does the job involve?

 You will own NTS’s technology and competences – including the technology roadmap. This means that you will:

  • Prepare & develop future technology & competences following industry trends, spotting opportunities, and applying them to the company's growth;
  • Lead the execution of the technology & competence development roadmap, including budget and timeframe while delivering on scheduled milestones.

You will realise complex and qualified products, together with the sites for NTS customers. This means that you will:

  • Improve the performance, quality, and costs of the products;
  • Execute BtS, BtP+(+), NPI & OPS projects related to the site’s growth.

You will lead the NTS Development & Engineering department (approx. 100 FTE). Therefore, you will:

  • Identify and manage knowledge creation, competence, and skill development;
  • Clear succession planning for the Development & Engineering teams;
  • Build, manage and inspire a world class team delivering on our innovation leadership promise;
  • Act as resource owner & manage the allocation of resources to the strategic projects of customers (realising complex and qualified products – as mentioned above).

You will be recognised and well connected with customer CTO’s, R&D directors/managers and technology teams. This entails that you will:

  • Increase and deepen liaisons with customer’s engineering community;
  • Acquire new business;
  • Share roadmaps with customers.

De kandidaat

What does the job require?

For performing this task, you need to have:

  • Extensive technological knowledge and experience – with 10+ years of experience in a senior position;
  • Experience in an international environment of high-tech equipment manufacturing, including complex projects, high volatility, and long-term relationships;
  • Experience in leading a strategic agenda and organisational change.

Furthermore, you need to be:

  • A thorough leader with convincing decisiveness;
  • A concerned captain that has a talent for managerial and people development;
  • Strong in social contact and communication;
  • Organisationally sensitive and creative;
  • Progressive and entrepreneurial;
  • In possession of a proven track record working at Board level – including management of all other relevant stakeholders;
  • A fluent speaker of Dutch and English.

Wij bieden

What does the job offer you?

  • You will fulfil an international role in the heart of NTS Strategy and Growth;
  • You will work in a dynamic high-tech environment with strong expansion;
  • You will head a brand-new set and strategy for NTS Group, leading to new ventures and commercial activities
  •  You will help to streamline the long term (commercial and financial) contribution to the NTS Group;
  • You will be highly included in various business topics of the NTS Group organisation;
  • You will gain the opportunity to have personal impact on the decisions and direction of the company;
  • You will lead the people development of a well-educated and high-level group of persons;
  • You will simply have a great and challenging job!


Are you interested or do you have any questions? Feel free to contact Angelina den Otter via mail or telephone: 085 48 62 601.

We look forward to meeting you.

Reference number: AO/2021-08/00002

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