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Quality Manager - Hardware Products

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsProduct Development

We are Skytree

Skytree enables a transition to a world with cleaner Air, Water & Energy for everyone. We do this by developing and deploying smart technology that captures atmospheric carbon dioxide, enabling its use or storage to combat climate change and aid society and businesses around the world.

Born out of the European Space Agency (ESA), we are a global team of highly talented scientists, engineers, business development and marketing professionals, supported by an experienced management team. Our working culture is based on a dynamic and smart approach to business with an open and understanding attitude to others and the desire to expand the boundaries of what is possible.

As we enter a new phase of hyper-growth, we are looking for a driven project manager willing to go on this journey with us.

Our Core Values

Take a moment to read more about our values on our website.

The Role

As the Quality Manager for our carbon capture devices, you are responsible for setting up the processes and systems needed for Quality Assurance and Control. You will work closely with our outsourced production and sourcing partners and in-house product design, engineering, R&D and Servicing teams to develop and implement quality control and assurance programs, procedures, and policies. Our strategy is an uncompromised quality of our products, in which you will play a vital role.

Your tasks will include:

  • Develop from scratch and implement quality assurance and control plans, procedures, and policies to ensure that our carbon capture machine meets or exceeds defined quality standards

  • Define mechanisms for quality control (inspection) and remedial actions (e.g. CAPA, root cause, 8D)

  • Define quality risk management and mitigation mechanisms and IT tooling

  • Set up and conduct regular audits and inspections of our manufacturing facilities to identify areas for improvement and non-conformance

  • Develop and maintain quality records, statistical data, and reports, and develop systems to analyze and report on quality trends

  • Work with suppliers and vendors to ensure the quality of raw materials and components used in the production process (cross-functional team to manage suppliers/manufacturers)

  • Analyse cases of breakage or interruptions in the field and implement counter-measures where needed

  • Prepare and contribute to the cross-functional Quality Board meetings and reporting structures

Job requirements

  • Degree in a product quality-related field, such as engineering, quality management, or business administration

  • 5+ years of experience in quality management, quality control, or a related field, specifically in hardware products and electronics

  • Experience in the development and implementation of quality control plans, procedures, and policies for hardware products and electronics

  • Knowledge of quality management systems and tools, such as ISO 9001, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or 8D/CAPA

  • Strong leadership and communication skills in English

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify the root causes of issues and develop solutions

  • Experience in managing the quality of custom-made electronics is a plus


Apart from working with great colleagues and a competitive salary, you can also expect these additional benefits:

  • A diverse and international team

  • A company cellphone and laptop

  • Travel cost reimbursement (choose from an NS business card, lease bike, or 21ct p/km travel allowance)

  • Competitive package

  • 25 vacation days per year

  • A (flexible) hybrid working policy

  • A cozy office located close to Science Park train station, also close to the highway.

  • Access to the Science Park and Amsterdam University cafeterias (and all the great and healthy meal options)

  • Regular social activities hosted by our very own Champagne Committee


Need some more info, or simply have a question for us? Don’t hesitate to reach out! Please send an email to and I will get back to you!