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Value Engineering expert

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 and 1 extrusion site in 9 countries. VGP generates an annual turnover of about 400 million euros, employs more than 1600 employees and continues to grow.

For our Group Operations Team, we are looking for a

Value Engineering Expert

Your responsibilities

Under supervision of the Director Estimating and Pricing:

  • You conduct pricing analysis and value studies to identify areas of improvement
  • You collaborate cross functional with different teams to develop effective value engineering solutions and pricing strategies
  • You keep your finger on the pulse of innovation in material, technologies and processes affecting value
  • You implement pricing projects and ensure the spread of best practices across the group and train where needed
  • You monitor and report on the effectiveness of value engineering initiatives

Your profile

  • You have a Master’s degree in an engineering or Production Controlling
  • You have knowledge of and experience in running pricing projects, in plastic or fibre-based packaging industry
  • You have project management skills  with cross functional teams and you are not high complexity
  • You have strong analytical skills that can handle complex data sets and you can identify trends
  • You are based in Turnhout with occasional travel to our plants
  • 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, 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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