Process Engineer

Date: 15-Nov-2022

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


Within the Interventional Systems production department, human involvement is key and working in an open communication culture is something we strive for. We focus on an innovative working environment where the quality of our product is paramount. Here, diverse competencies are in harmony with the great diversity of our employees.


Job Summary


As a Process Engineer, you are part of a Cross Functional Team in production. You analyse the existing production processes with the aim of formulating, developing, and testing process improvements and solving current problems. You research and implement new process technologies/processes with the support of other departments. In addition, you also fulfil a coordinating role in the development and implementation of existing production processes. As Process Engineer, your ultimate goal is the implementation of quality and yield improved production processes.

Job Responsibilities


As a (Junior) Process Engineer, you are responsible for the following: 

1. Optimisation of the production systems (operational excellence): 

  • Definition and prioritization of opportunities (including through analysis of existing processes to determine bottlenecks and production problems). 
  • Determination of success criteria. 
  • Thorough analysis of the problem. 
  • Development of improvement proposals, implementation of some of these proposals. Feedback to the teams involved and coordination (e.g. engineering, quality or maintenance) of other proposals. 
  • Securing solutions so that the improvement is permanent. 

2. Active internal (preferably visual) communication about the change process. 

3. Implementing, managing and optimising (digital) systems that help to better visualise and analyse production. 

4. Key player of different project groups within "operations manufacturing" and cooperates in the implementation of the action plans. 

5. Maintaining the documentation system with regard to actions taken according to the "control of change" procedure. 

Profile Description


The  candidate we are looking for meets the following profile: 

  • You are in possession of a bachelor's degree in elekctromechanics, specialization electromechanics. 
  • You have affinity with PLC, robot, cobot, artificial intelligence or industrial engineering. 
  • You are a motivated, enthusiastic school leaver, or already have a first work experience (max. 5 years). 
  • You have strong communication, organisational, social and project management skills. 
  • You have a sharp analytical insight (problem solving oriented) and conceptual thinking. 
  • You get energy from working with team members. 
  • You communicate fluently in both Dutch and English. 



As a Process Engineer, you will be working in a very dynamic production environment where you will constantly face new challenges. That is why we offer an attractive salary. In addition, meal vouchers are provided for you and our employees get the chance to use the subsidised company restaurant. Because CARE is one of our core values, we also provide a pension plan, hospitalisation insurance, invalidity insurance and an Employee Assistance Programme that can be contacted 24/7. 


During your recruitment process, you will be able to have conversations with Steve Vits as hiring manager and other passionate Terumo employees. Interested in contributing to the growth of Terumo? Watch the corporate video of Terumo Europe of visit our website! 

Contact Person

Peter Coolen

Talent Acquisition Partner - 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.