R&D Assistent – Olympia – Weert

  • Weert



At Solarge, there is a clear focus on sustainability: sustainable products, a sustainable future, and sustainable relationships. They value their staff and offer a stimulating work environment where you have the space to grow and leverage your technical expertise to make a positive impact in the energy transition.

You will be working at the Weert location, situated in a convenient location easily accessible from Helmond, Valkenswaard, Peel en Maas, and Roermond.

Are you looking for a long-term position and see yourself developing further within this organization? Then, continue reading!


Solarge, an emerging producer of polymer-based solar panels, is looking for an R&D Assistant to strengthen their research and development team. You will actively assist and be involved in optimizing existing products and developing new ones. You will join a team of 6 people where you will support and analyze improvements taking place in the laboratory. For example, you will prepare projects and assist during these projects. Do you thrive on making a product perform at its best? Then read on!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining lab equipment and coordinating maintenance and service activities;
  • Conducting regular analyses and quality controls for the solar panels and communicating these results to the team;
  • Ensuring that lab rules are respected by stakeholders (safety, order, and cleanliness);
  • Preparing for visits from external stakeholders;
  • Weekly measuring of standard solar panels to ensure equipment stability, and administratively processing these results.

It’s a diverse role where technical affinity as well as administrative knowledge comes in handy. You will be actively involved with the solar panels to further investigate and realize improvements. To ensure this process runs smoothly, it’s important that you can process this data in Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD. Data processing will account for approximately 25% of your workday, while the rest of the time you will be operational. Additionally, attention to detail is crucial, as customers and colleagues need to trust your analyses and conclusions.


  • You have an MBO working and thinking level, preferably with a technical background;
  • You have analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • You are eager to learn and would like to understand the lab equipment and solar panels.


  • A gross monthly salary between €2,400 and €2,650 per month, depending on your knowledge and experience;
  • An ADV compensation of 5.12% on top of your hourly wage; 
  • A travel allowance of €0.30 per kilometer from 10 kilometers one way;
  • This is a full-time position, part-time 32 hours is negotiable, Monday is a mandatory working day because that is the start of the week. Your working hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, but starting earlier is also an option;
  • Do you want to work directly with the client? Then this is possible! You will start with a fixed-term contract;
  • Free lunch at the office;
  • Room to grow and work your way up within a nice start-up company.

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