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Engineering Manager Construction & Utilities

As Engineering Manager Construction & Utilities, you are responsible for the realization of Building & Utilities investment projects for our global Biscoff production facilities. You follow up the progress of project phases, milestones and capex of an annual project portfolio.
Operator in the factory producing original biscoff cookies


  • You manage and follow-up the project portfolio for construction & utilities 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.
  • Working closely together with contractors, architects, engineering partners and others, you cooperate with production management and engineering as the Lotus Bakeries representative in concertation with the project owner and the final user.
  • You make sure that both Lotus Bakeries’ and legal standards are known and followed.
  • 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 (HVAC, Electrical, Fire protection, waste water treatment, …) is also within your scope.
  • Given your expertise, we count on you to provide support to the different Biscoff plants in optimizing and modifying utilities and buildings.


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 construction & utilities, preferrably in the food industry. Strong project management experience is a requirement.
  • Good technical insights in all relevant fields for this role.
  • 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 the sandwich cookie in the factory

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Tim De Baets

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