Maintenance Process Engineer

Where people, brands and folding carton meet, that is where the magic happens at Van Genechten Packaging (VGP), every single time. For over 180 years now VGP has believed in the unique impact of packaging for brands and products, for people and the planet, and made it work. Today, it remains the last truly independent European packaging specialist with HQ in Turnhout, Belgium, 12 folding carton sites, 1 extrusion site and 1 rigid boxes design & production center in 7 countries. VGP generates an annual turnover of about 350 million euros, employs more than 1500 employees and continues to grow.

For our Group Operations Team, we are looking for a

Maintenance Process Engineer

Your responsibilities

Under supervision of the Director Technology & Maintenance / Technical Purchase:

  • You enhance the development of maintenance processes and the harmonization over the different plants. You implement preventative and corrective maintenance strategies to optimize in this way safety, efficiency, and availability of machines
  • You carry out the best in practice philosophy in our group
  • You follow up the use of the maintenance software in the plants and support the plants in the optimalisation of software use
  • You support technical purchases (machinery/peripheral equipment) and the follow-up of these purchasing contracts
  • You play an important role in negotiating purchasing- and maintenance contracts
  • You follow up budgets and costs
  • You are involved in the choice and confirmation of maintenance software and asset management tools

Your profile

  • You have a Bachelor/Master’s degree in a technical orientation
  • You have strong project skills and well-developed analytical skills
  • You can lead projects and interact with cross functional teams
  • You have a positive attitude when facing adversity and demonstrate a hands-on style
  • You practice effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience and knowledge of Maintenance software and tools is a plus
  • You are willing to travel and visit the different plants on a regular basis
  • English is mandatory, other local languages are an asset

Our offer

  • An exciting job in a highly competitive industry segment with clear target orientation
  • Intensive training on the job, while being surrounded by experienced colleagues
  • Good career opportunities in an expanding international group
  • Competitive remuneration & fringe benefits
  • A strong privately-owned company

Then please send your application to An Kerkstoel:

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