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Group Leader Software & Electronics Engineering

Do you identify with these characteristics: energetic, motivating, coaching and inspiring? Are you enthusiastic about managing a group of engineers with passion for technology? If so, you may well be the group leader software & electronics engineering we are seeking for our wonderful branch in Best!



As group leader, you are the face of the department and you occupy a key position. You have an enterprising attitude that allows you to take the department to a higher level and this way you make a significant contribution to Demcon’s further growth. You do this together with our current group leader Sjaak Maalman.

Your main task is to develop/further develop the human capital within the department: develop employees through means of suitable projects and coach and train them in these projects. In addition, you ensure appropriate facilities are available and you set up and improve work methods. The department’s development is strategic in line with market requirements. In addition to developing, coaching and appraising your employees, you fulfill operational tasks such as assigning employees to projects and monitoring their contribution. You are responsible for the quality and efficiency of the work performed by your employees in projects. Close collaboration with our project managers and group leaders in other departments and branches forms the foundation for successful operations.



Demcon develops high tech systems and medical products for third parties and also develops its own products. We do this in multidisciplinary teams and together ensure that ideas are transformed into tangible products. We consider it important for our projects to have common value and thus make a genuine contribution to creating a better society.

In Best, the Software & Electronics department consists of some 30 motivated engineers who, on the basis of their technical background, have developed themselves in the area of PLCs, embedded software, electrical engineering and electronics. Due to the department’s strong growth, we have decided to appoint two group managers who will jointly manage this group of engineers.



  • You have a bachelor or university degree, preferably in (embedded) software engineering, electrical engineering, electronics engineering or equivalent;
  • You have an inspiring personality and have strong communication skills on all levels;
  • You have a background in multiple of these domains (embedded) software, PLCs, electrical engineering, electronics;
  • You are a bridge builder between different departments as well as between projects;
  • You have excellent command of written and spoken Dutch and English;
  • You identify with the Demcon core values: commitment, customer-oriented and cooperation.



Demcon is a dynamic, growing and innovative company. We place great value in a pleasant workplace and provide you with the necessary means to achieve that. In the office, this translates into double screens and sit-stand desks, as well as great coffee and free fresh fruit. Personal attention is key and we actively discourage overtime because there is no place like home.

Furthermore, we offer:

  • A good, competitive salary;
  • 31 days off and 8% holiday allowance;
  • A good pension scheme at Zwitserleven;
  • Follow training or courses at the Demcon Academy to further develop your skills;
  • A laptop and telephone;
  • Active staff association (monthly activities such as drinks and an annual Demcon weekend) and annual sporting events.



If you have any questions or if you are interested in this challenging position, do not hesitate to contact us. Please contact Bibi van Berlo, corporate recruiter, via email or telephone number 06-51619477.

Unsolicited calls from recruiting or other placement agencies pursuant to this posting are not accepted.


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