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Drogenbos, BE

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Maintenance and Production Engineer

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Do you enjoy to propose, implement work to complete projects and achieve group and individual objectives?

As maintenance engineer (60%), the main objective is to bring continuous improvement to the maintenance process on our site through analysis of current maintenance practices and equipment performance resulting in identification, execution and coordination of improvement actions. These actions need to lead to a more complete and effective maintenance process and less unforeseen production losses due to equipment failure.
As production engineer (40%), the main objective is to learn the production process of one product family and study process improvement projects which can result in better yield, less waste, better energy efficiency, improved maintenance strategy, increased capacity, etc. 

If you are someone who is interested in this position we would like to invite you to join us!


Maintenance Engineer role:

• Preventive maintenance strategy
- Management of the preventive maintenance schedule of the site
- Creation of new preventive maintenance plans and analysis and optimization of existing plans

• Equipment reliability
- Root cause investigation of equipment failures (bad actors)
- Definition, execution and follow-up of corrective action plan to improve reliability or MTBF
- Definition of equipment standards

• Continuous improvement of maintenance process
- Study and execution of improvement projects to strive for maintenance excellence (Industry 4.0)
- Examples are digitalization, predictive maintenance techniques, maintenance scheduling tools

• Main contact for the Engineering team to provide advice regarding the maintenance aspect of CapEx projects

Production Engineer role:

• Study process improvement projects which can result in better yield, less waste, better energy efficiency, improved maintenance strategy, increased capacity, etc.
- Learn the production process and the required process equipment of one product family to be able to support the plant supervisor
- Become part of the production guard team of that specific product family

Required skills and experience


  • Compliance with the education requirement should be sufficient to complete the technical requirements of the job. Interpersonal skills to function in a team and good communication skills towards the internal customers are important elements to meet the full objectives of the position.
  • Analytical skills and resilience to analyse data and find improvement opportunities, solutions or root cause for equipment failures.
  • The ability to write a good report and generate effective and well-studied improvement actions.
  • Technical knowledge of process equipment is critical to find root causes for failures.


  • Graduate or engineer with some years of experience.
  • Required to have a Master’s Degree in Electromechanical or Chemical Engineering. For this position, preference is given to an electromechanical engineer.
  • Good command of English.
  • Mothertongue French or Dutch and willing to learn the other language for professional use.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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