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    Industrial Engineer

    Job ID: 4603
    Location: - Netherlands
    Functional Area: Engineering & Manufacturing
    Position Type: Full-Time
    Education Required: Masters Degree
    Experience Required: At least 5 years

    Position Description:

    Would you like to contribute to the development of a hightech 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!

    Your job 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 and time to market in combination with lean manufacturing concepts challenge 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, to successful and full-scale lean manufacturing operation at our production facilities. This involves implementing frequent and (still) ongoing design changes in an existing assembly line.

    In an early phase of development you are in close contact with R&D in order to implement Design for Assembly solutions and in order to incorporate Optimal Assembly Sequence and Superconcurrent Engineering as early as possible in the design of the new engines.
    Your inspiring personality and strong communication skills enable you to build and maintain relationships with your counterparts at the innovation centers 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, optimal flow, short assembly lead times and ‘short time to market’.

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

    The department
    Manufacturing is responsible for the manufacturing and in time delivery of ‘best-in- class’ high mix low volume Canon Production Printing 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.

    Who are we looking for?
    We are looking for someone ambitious and driven to achieve resultsts. You are decisive and with your outstanding interpersonal skills you gain acceptance and achieve successful delivery. Furthermore, you recognize yourself in the following job requirements:

    • Masters degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or comparable
    • About 5-7 years work experience in a relevant role within a high mix - 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
    • Strong process focus
    • Ambitious and driven to achieve results, decisive
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Profound knowledge of Dutch is highly advantageous
    • Permissioned to work in the Netherlands, no relocation needed

    What do we offer?
    We offer you a challenging 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;

    • A salary in line with current market standards
    • 38 days leave
    • Travel allowance to and from work
    • A laptop and a smartphone
    • Standard year-end bonus of 1 month's salary and holiday pay
    • Schooling and development opportunities

    Please apply directly via the ‘apply now’ button, were you can submit your cover letter and resume. For more information about your application or the procedure, please contact Rick van Gool, Recruiter, via +316 – 257 00 897 or

    Agency calls are not appreciated

    About us:
    We are a global leader in digital imaging, industrial printing and collaborative business services. Our mission is to accelerate new digital print technologies and transform them into local printing products and services for blue-chip multinationals around the globe and creative studios around the corner. We operate as a vast global network of R&D centres to connect emerging digital print technologies to future markets.

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