Offre d'emploi : Continuous Improvement Engineer (30% international)

Michael Page
Antwerp, Turnhout
€45000 - €75000 per annum + car
mardi 16 octobre 2018
Date limite
vendredi 16 novembre 2018
Wim Schryvers
FMCG, Non-Food
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Exciting role as international Continuous Improvement Engineer!

Client Details

Our client is Europe's largest manufacturer of printed folding cartons.

With a turnover of 260 Million Euro, 1600 people in 10 converting plants spread over 7 countries, they create brand value through outstanding packaging solutions to achieve their customers' business objectives.


  • leads, facilitates, coordinates and implements continuous improvement (CI) projects to optimize performance and workflow efficiency in the operational processes
  • works closely with operators, shift leaders and department managers to find sustainable solutions for problems
  • translates the vision of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing into tangible improved work practices and knows how to enroll and anchor those in the factories
  • drafts and trains standard operating procedures and work instructions
  • grows into an expert role for the manufacturing related business processes; can connect the dots of the total value chain
  • develops and maintains relevant operational KPI's
  • reports to the Director Excellence & QSHE


  • master's degree in an engineering discipline
  • minimum 5 years of work experience within an international manufacturing company with a strong CI culture; preferably in a highly automated/robotized environment
  • has a sound knowledge of operational excellence methodologies; lean manufacturing, Kaizen, project management, 5S, visual management, SMED, OEE, ...
  • has a good understanding of operational business processes and its supporting IT systems; ERP, MES/MOM, BI, ...
  • likes to dive into the details of a process to understand the root causes of problems and to implement sustainable improvement actions
  • being certified as Six Sigma green or blackbelt is a plus
  • finds a good balance in being on the factory shopfloor and performing the required office desk work
  • ability to multi-task or to focus on detailed problems
  • good analytical and problem-solving mindset
  • excellent cross-functional communication + presenting skills and ability to interact with all levels in the company
  • flexible mindset capable to deal with ambiguity and to respond energetically and enthusiastically to changes
  • fluent in English and Dutch, French or German is a plus
  • 20-30% travel within Europe

Job Offer

  • an attractive and challenging group function in a dynamic environment within an international growing company
  • competitive salary
  • fringe benefits; company car, meal vouchers, insurance coverage (medical and retirement plan), ...

The recruitment is exclusively handled by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.

For more information, you can contact Wim Schryvers on