Industrial Engineer Manufacturing process development

Date: 27 Feb 2024

Location: Belgium

Company: terumoeuro

At Terumo, we enhance lifesaving medical technologies for the benefit of society. Are you eager to contribute to people's health and patients' wellbeing? We'll challenge you to become a master in your field of expertise. You can invest your talents in balance with your personal aspirations - live and work in harmony. Built on our Japanese origins; we are driven by respect, ownership and continuous improvement. It is at the heart of everything we do. This is how we make a difference in the lives of patients, customers and associates.

Department Info

Terumo EMEA, Operations and Manufacturing, Engineering Department located in Haasrode (Leuven), Belgium.

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Job Summary

We are looking for an Engineer who will create value in the concept solution by minimizing waste and maximizing flow and capacity within the boundaries of the project.

Job Responsibilities

•    Define takt time, capacity scenarios, OEE targets and get agreement
•    Map the value stream process and logistic setup
•    Cell design, layout, and ergonomics (including logistics and personal flows)
•    Process work sheets (flow, tasks, methodologies)
•    Cost calculation – direct/indirect labour
•    Line balancing and man/machine ratios
•    Method and time studies (including direct and indirect handling of equipment)
•    Functional design (flow diagrams) and HMI (requirements)

Profile Description

•    You have a Master's degree in industrial engineering or equivalent 
•    Fluent in English (written and verbal) and at least basic Dutch with the willingness to improve
•    Ability to communicate well with various stakeholders
•    Work experience in the related competence field in a comparable function
•    Strong understanding of lean tools, flow thinking, and product costing
•    Excellent knowledge of work study and method engineering
•    Good knowledge of ergonomics
•    Strong understanding of product costing
•    Good in excel, SAP system setup, and master data
•    Experience with simulation techniques
•    Go see mentality; walk the flow and involve everyone and include the reality in solutions
•    Can observe the less visible parts and try to think from a system perspective
•    Work with an open mind, quickly explore concepts but is conclusive as soon as data is clear


Working for Terumo means contributing to society through healthcare.
Terumo offers an attractive salary and benefits package. Besides meal vouchers, interesting insurances, 100% public transport reimbursement, you also have the possibility to lease an (e-)bike.
We offer an opportunity to work in a top performing team. An organisation where everyone is treated with respect. We strive to create a diverse, equal, and inclusive work environment. We invest in our associates by offering a broad array of development opportunities.
Linked with our core value Care, Terumo allows a hybrid way of working, combining office with home-based work. For this role you can sometimes work from home, however due to the tasks, you'll spend most of the time in the office. During your recruitment process, you’ll be able to have conversations with Dirk Brandt as the hiring manager and other passionate Terumo associates.

Contact Person

Peter Coolen

Talent Acquisition Team - Terumo Europe

Terumo Europe is a core player in the EMEA healthcare market. We are a strong actor of the Terumo Corporation (Japan), producing, distributing, marketing and selling a vast range of medical devices. Terumo Europe EMEA headquarters and production facilities are located in Leuven (Belgium) with sales and marketing offices across the EMEA region.