Vacature: Industrial Engineer for Oce Technologies in Venlo

VACATURENR lv-60554 (06-11-2017)

Vacature: Industrial Engineer for Oce Technologies in Venlo

Would you like to contribute to the development of a rock star product, that’s radically changing the world of printing? Would you like to get more involved with Lean Manufacturing and Continuous improvement? Then this might be the next step you are looking for!


Accelerating end-to-end manufacturing processes for one of our flagship products!

Your challenge as Industrial Engineer
We are right in the middle of one of the greatest periods of change in the world of printing. Developing and manufacturing products with new innovations and technologies allowing people to print more customized with the reliability and quality of traditional mass print production.

The complexity, speed of innovations, time to market and multi-site development and manufacturing challenges you to improve and solve problems (hardly) never before encountered. You successfully translate innovations and technologies created by our R&D pioneers in the Netherlands and Germany, to successful and full-scale lean manufacturing operation at our production facilities in Singapore, The Netherlands and Germany. This involves implementing frequent and (still) ongoing design changes in an existing assembly line.

Your inspiring personality and strong communication skills enable you to build and maintain relationships with your counterparts at the (local) innovation centers in Netherlands and Germany. And you liaise and engage with counterparts at the supply center in Germany as well.

As a subject matter expert you make sure we grow and enhance our agile approach for capital goods by advanced Lean Manufacturing improvements throughout the full value chain. Effective and efficient manufacturing methods and processes are crucial in your operation resulting in a cost effective and accelerated production at our supply centers. Furthermore you make use of your strong analytical skills and pragmatic process mindset to identify and implement improvement opportunities in current assembly lines ensuring outstanding product quality, short assembly lead times and ‘short time to market’.

In this position, based in Venlo, the Netherlands, you report directly to the Manufacturing Manager.

What do we have to offer you?
We offer you a challenging and international oriented job where you collaborate with interdisciplinary and cross-functional teams throughout the value chain and the organization, and deliver direct impact on the way we assembly and manufacture our products. A unique opportunity to enhance world class manufacturing for new products in which the rules have yet to be fully defined. Furthermore we challenge you to develop and enhance a performance driven mindset for a best in class organization.

Besides a challenging working environment, scope for personal and professional development you will receive an interesting package of employment conditions;
  • Competitive salary
  • Full-time job – a 40-hour week with flexible hours
  • 38 vacation days
  • Smartphone and laptop
  • Commuting allowance
  • Thirteenth month payment and holiday allowance

Who are we looking for?
  • You have a Bachelor degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or comparable
  • About 5-7 years work experience in a relevant role within a low volume production/assembly environment
  • Proven experience with NPI, Lean Manufacturing and a proven track record in translating ongoing changes into manufacturing processes as well as continuous improvement
  • Strong affinity for IT, and excellent project management skills
  • Ambitious and driven to achieve results, decisive
  • Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills necessary to gain acceptance and achieve successful delivery
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Profound knowledge of Dutch is highly advantageous
  • Permissioned to work in the Netherlands, no relocation needed

Manufacturing is responsible for the manufacturing and in time delivery of ‘best-in- class’ high mix low volume Océ products within the Canon Organization. Challenges within the Manufacturing organization are enhancing the Lean philosophy, improving and growing the industrialization (methods) for ink and print heads as well as developing a ‘world class’ supply base and value chains.

You can apply directly by using the 'Apply' button. Please submit your cover letter and resume. For more information about this position please contact Judith Schörgers, Recruiter, T +31 (0)77 - 359 2797.

After a pre-selection process based on your motivation letter and resume, you will be invited for face-to-face business interviews.

Agency calls are not appreciated.