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Engineering Manager Equipment

As Engineering Manager Equipment, you lead a team of Equipment Engineers, responsible for the realization of investment projects for our global Biscoff production facilities. You follow up the progress of project phases, milestones and capex of the annual project portfolio.
Production of the sandwich cookie in the factory


  • You manage and follow-up the project portfolio for Equipment projects. You do this by determining the annual project portfolio together with all stakeholders, provide monthly reporting on the progress and align the project management with the business needs.
  • You lead and coach the project teams by initiating projects, allocating resources and validating project charters. You coach the teams through advice, monitoring the progress and providing support where needed.
  • You drive the team to execute the projects on time and within budget, keeping a strong focus on quality and safety.
  • Part of your responsibility is to optimize the project management and engineering standards. You develop, document and educate towards best practices and methods in the fields of capex estimates, project planning, construction management, safety & quality reviews, etcetera. Management of engineering standards for technical systems is also within your scope.
  • Given your expertise, we count on you to provide support to the different Biscoff plants in optimizing and modifying the packaging and fabrication equipment.


To be able to achieve the above and be successful in this role we believe you need to have:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant study field, combined with at least 5 years of relevant experience in a production environment, preferrably in the food industry.
  • Strong project management experience and at least 2 years in a role where you manage a technical or engineering team.
  • Good technical insights into production processes, combined with knowledge of machine norms and standards. (machine safety, electrical safety, …)
  • Strong analytical and creative skills in order to be able to solve complex technical issues and translate those into structured solutions
  • A hands-on and proactive attitude combined with strong process-based organizational skills
  • Excellent team-orientation and a flexible attitude towards international cultures.
  • Strategic thinking skills with the ability to bring it to life towards key stakeholders, combined with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Good coaching and presentations kills, together with a high knowledge of English and Dutch.
  • Willingness to travel to our different Biscoff plants in Belgium, USA and Asia.
Production of Biscoff Cookie

"Ondanks de fenomenale groei van het bedrijf heb ik nog steeds het gevoel deel uit te maken van één grote familie waar ik mezelf kan zijn, terwijl ik tegelijkertijd word uitgedaagd én gesteund om mijn eigen kennis en competenties verder te ontwikkelen. "

Testimonial - Tim De Baets

Tim De Baets

Corporate Procurement Manager


Grasp the opportunity to join an ambitious and driven team with a mix of talents! Being part of a fast growing, international company, you will get tons of on-the-job-learning and acquire new insights. In addition, you will be part of a culture where passion, team spirit and open dialogue are our main drivers. And of course, on top of that, you can enjoy delicious branded snacks every day!

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