Chief Technology Officer

If you are a technology visionary with expertise in the Fuel Cell industry and can take Nedstack to the next technological level, we are looking for you!

The Company

Nedstack fuel cell technology develops and manufactures Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell stacks and systems. The main applications of our fuel cells are Built Environment, Industrial and Maritime Fuel Cell solutions. To deliver emission-free energy solutions worldwide, we work closely together with several system integrators. Due to a growing demand for our solutions, Nedstack is rapidly expanding its organization in several departments. In three years time Nedstack will be the largest fuel cell factory in Europe, with a production capacity of one gigawatt per year of fuel cell power. At Nedstack we are confident that Hydrogen will be a backbone of the future global energy system. The increasing interest for sustainable solutions will open up many opportunities that you don’t want to miss. 

Job description

Nedstack is looking for an experienced, ambitious and energetic CTO to set strategy and make executive technology decisions on behalf of the organization, including managing a technology budget and making the necessary investments to align the organization with its vision of its technology needs. If you are a technology visionary with expertise in the Fuel Cell industry and can take Nedstack to the next technological level, we are looking for you!

Together with the CEO, CFO and COO, the CTO has to make the right technology investments and they will need to account for how well their technology investments are performing. As the CTO, you will oversee all technology and technological resources, establish the technology vision, strategies, and growth plans. You will lead the System, Stack and Process department and help them with the evolving technology needs. For this role, we are seeking expertise supporting a growth strategy by expanding existing customer relationships, anticipating current and future needs, developing new business opportunities, and cultivating partner relationships

The scope of the responsibilities contains:

  • Develop the technology strategy as part of the business strategy to ensure alignment with our business goals.
  • Build the strategic and operational product roadmap to develop and launch new and advanced product features.
  • Lead the team to the next generation FC Stack and Systems.
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
  • Monitor KPIs and technology budgets to assess technological performance.
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology.
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and shareholders.
  • Managing Stack Development.
  • Managing System Development Program.
  • Develop engineering team capabilities.
  • Manage the fuel cell product development process and validation process

Job requirements

  • Technical Master/PHD education.
  • 5 years + proven experience as a CTO in the Fuel Cell or Battery industry.
  • Strong knowledge of technological trends within the the field of Fuel Cell or Battery Industry to build the technology strategy.
  • Ability to develop and execute strategic as well as operational roadmaps with periodic releases.
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research.
  • Good understanding of budgets and business-planning.
  • Leadership and organizational abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Strategic thinker combined with a practical problem-solving attitude.

Our offer

A chance to make te world a better and more sustainable place! At Nedstack you work on our sustainable hydrogen solutions in a dynamic and ambitious work environment. You will work with an international team of highly skilled colleagues whom are all passionate about to deliver emission-free energy solutions to the world. The growth of our company offers opportunities for professionals who want to make the difference. We offer a pleasant and informal working atmosphere with attractive terms of employment including a good pension.

When you are interested, please send your resume and motivation to workingwithus@nedstack.com
and hopefully, we get the chance to meet you soon!

Acquisition with regard to this vacancy is not appreciated.