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Project and Improvement Engineer


For a manufacturing company in the region Breda, we are looking for a: Project and Improvement Engineer.

Where do you work?
For an international production company specialised in the food industry.

What are you going to do?
As a Project and Improvement Engineer you have the following responsibilities:
  • Organization of a structured way of planning and tracking of plant's Operational Excellence performance Improvement Plan;
  • Lead/facilitate CI activities to drive targeted improvement goals;
  • Review and analyze plant capacity and performance data to identify bottlenecks;
  • Champion plant performance improvement, using a structured approach to identify & prioritize CI-projects, in line with the expectations of the Productivity & continuous Improvement Standard.
  • Leverage resources from own as well as other departments to drive CI-projects implementation;
  • Change Management / Ensure all projects are in compliance with appropriate the company's standards and local regulations;
  • Responsible for overall Capital Program -development and -implementation for the facility;
  • Drive and manage Capital Program execution by monitoring project progress, modify plans and initiate corrective actions based on feedback and changes;
  • Provide support and guidance to assigned project engineers in managing individual projects;
  • Communicate and manage issues/risks with corporate/divisional leadership;
  • Oversee the startup and training needs of key personnel for new projects and discus this to the involved department manager(s).
  • Develop plans and timetables for task completion using appropriate project management tools;
  • Issue regular progress reports;
  • Monitor project progress, modify plans and initiate corrective actions based on feedback and changes;
  • Develop project contingency plans as necessary;
  • Deliver projects within required time frames and budget;
  • Execute good engineering protocols/practices including development and evaluation of project scope, layouts, bids, spending, timelines and start-up etc.


As a Project and Improvement Engineer do you recognize yourself in the following:
  • BSc or MSc in Engineering or related field;
  • A Six Sigma Green Belt would be a plus;
  • 5 years of experience in project management/engineering;
  • Experience in a global FMCG company is a plus;
  • Trained/experienced in using Continuous Improvement tools, such as LEAN, Six Sigma, Kaizen, SMED, etc.;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.
  • Encourages creative thinking, sharing ideas and continuous improvement;
  • Possesses technical expertise;


We bieden u een afwisselende en uitdagende baan met uitzicht op een vast dienstverband bij onze opdrachtgever.

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