Senior Application Engineer

Providing tailor-made solutions to meet our customer’s needs

The position

As a Senior Application Engineer you are responsible for guiding your customer through the design-in process from technical perspective. You provide your customer with quick and professional advice and translate their needs and ideas into internal product specifications. The support is given from the initial inquiry throughout the full project execution, with key focus on mapping and managing the requirements towards maximizing our design in successes. Together with your customers you work together to define the best solutions for future applications, and play an active role into translating the benefits of our roadmap products into concrete design in successes. Basically, securing the best customer touch while providing the best solutions.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • You are the main technical interface between Sonion and Customer on R&D side. You provide technical advice and promote Sonion’s product portfolio and upcoming developments. To define the best solutions, you focus on understanding and aligning/negotiating technical requirements.
  • You provide technical consultation to our customers regarding product application, and invite Sonion experts when going more in depth. During the initial phase, you determine product requirements through a thorough understanding of the customer needs. During project execution, you negotiate requirements based on trade-off’s to ensure the best offering and customer touch.
  • Together with the Key Account Manager and Product Management, you maintain a 5 year strategy based on your customer’s roadmap, focused on maximizing our chance of design in successes.

Your profile

  • You have a strong customer and service orientation and a strong technical basis (electronics, mechanics or physics) on Bachelor or Master level.
  • You are excellent in communication and coordination, and are able to build and sustain long term trust based relationships.
  • You are capable to track multiple activities in parallel without losing overview.
  • As our customers are located worldwide, you should be available (and enjoy) travelling.
  • 5+ years preferably in a similar role or working in projects with customers would be preferred.

Equally important to your knowledge and experience is the personality you bring. We need someone who is social, hands-on, proactive, eager to learn and result driven. You can interact effectively with a wide variety of people with different backgrounds.


Sonion improves the quality of life of people using hearing products. We are striving and committed to be the preferred partner in the development and manufacturing of transducers and electromechanical solutions designed for (professional) use in hearing instruments, in-ear earphones and hearables. Size matters, and we constantly challenge the laws of physics for making small and reliable products. Our outstanding competences within customer focused innovation and development, and our lengthy experience in efficient manufacturing make us successful.

Sonion has facilities in Denmark, the Netherlands, Vietnam, the Philippines, Poland, USA and China, wherefrom our (more than 6000) colleagues work together across all locations.

Our offer

We offer a compensation package that matches your qualifications, including a competitive salary, 27 vacation days, 13 rota free days and 8% holiday allowance. But more importantly, Sonion is a working environment that provides you with the opportunity to steadily further develop. As we are the leading innovators in our field, you will work in different projects for different high-end customers. Along with your manager you will regularly reflect on and make plans for your development and interests. We are an international and inclusive organization where it is easy to connect with colleagues.

Further information and application

The recruitment process for this position is managed exclusively by Panda Recruitment. For more information and/or if you would to apply, please get in direct contact directly with Ivor Duif (Partner/Principal Consultant) via or +31 (0)20 2044 502.

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