Mechanical Engineer Food


As a Mechanical Engineer you will lead and/or supervise packaging related projects from concept phase through commissioning until handover to maintenance and other users. You will be reporting directly to the projects engineering manager and you will actively liaise and align with internal and external stakeholders.The Mechanical Engineer tasks and responsibilities consist of:

  • Align with stakeholders at different levels through communication & reporting, facilitating priority setting and decision making;

  • Lead major projects and/or supervises multiple projects;

  • Evaluate different options in consultation with experts, in and outside while recommending strategy;

  • Write Reviews specifications, assesses supplier proposals and make recommendations for enhancements and investments;

  • Participate in requisition and management of capital authorization requests and is accountable for project spending;

  • Assure the right needs description and project definition and transform these into technical proposals.

Your salary is based on the weighting of your education and previous job experience but varies between € 5000 and € 6000 gross monthly. Other benefits will be discussed in a personal interview.

Candidates must have a valid Dutch working permit and hold a EU visa or passport.


As a Mechanical Engineer Food you will fit within the following profile:

* At least a Bachelor degree, preferably in the area of Food Technology, Mechanical or Processing
* At least 5 years of experience in FMCG, food or pharmaceutical;
* A proven track record within mechanical or maintenance;
* Know your way around AutoCAD;
* Advanced project management skills, familiar with the stage gate model;
* Experienced with Liquid & Powder Processing with experience in validation and hygienic equipment design;
* Excellent communication skills on all levels in English, Dutch is a plus.

Candidates must have a valid Dutch working permit and hold a EU visa or passport.

About the company:

This is an internatinal market leader with multipule production sites in The Netherlands. Your location is Nijmegen region.