Industrial Engineer SME

Datum: 2 dec. 2023

Plaats: België

Bedrijf: terumoeuro

Bij Terumo verbeteren we levensreddende medische technologieën voor onze samenleving. 
Gretig om ook bij te dragen aan de gezondheid van mensen en het welzijn van patiënten? We dagen je uit om een meester te worden in jouw vakgebied. Investeer je talenten in balans met je persoonlijke ambities. Leven en werken in harmonie. 
Vanuit onze Japanse oorsprong, worden we gedreven door respect, eigenaarschap en voortdurende verbetering. 
Het is de kern van alles wat we doen. Zo maken we een verschil in het leven van patiënten, klanten en medewerkers.

Department Info

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

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 - Terumo Europe

Terumo Europe is een belangrijke speler in de EMEA healthcare markt. We maken deel uit van Terumo Corporation (Japan) en produceren, verdelen & verkopen medisch materiaal. Het EMEA hoofdkwartier en productiefaciliteiten van Terumo Europe zijn gevestigd in Leuven (België). Onze saleskantoren zijn verspreid over de EMEA regio.