Project Engineer Design

Date: 19 Jun 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 a Project Engineer Design who will translate the needs of the customer, Business Unit and project team into a clear plan and approach for the product and process design team, focusing on the optimal solution for all stakeholders within the required time frame. Next to the planning process, the project engineer follows up the execution of the design steps, in order to meet the defined milestones and deliverables for the team.  The role reports to the Manager Engineering.  

Job Responsibilities

•    You'll make an overall project planning of activities related to product and process design & development in order to ensure the deliverables.
•    You'll lead the requirement analysis to set the product features, benchmarks, Intellectual Property (IP), design targets and general standards.
•    You'll plan and coordinate the QFD (quality function deployment) process (functional properties and specifications as well as process specification).
•    You’ll participate in the core team as representative of the product and process design team and connect team activities with project plan of PMO.
•    You’ll create test plans together with the teams and customer.
•    You’ll create a plan for prototype samples.

Profile Description

The candidate we're looking for, has the following profile: 
•    University degree preferred or Bachelor equivalent through experience in a similar role
•    Strong project management and planning skills 
•    Strong understanding of the voice of the customer, design process and cost accounting
•    Expertise and in-depth knowledge of existing products and performance
•    Collect and analyze feedback from all stakeholders in order to reinforce project and/or design solutions.
•    Ability to standardize processes for efficiency improvement 
•    Good knowledge of general standards in medical devices, user studies,…
•    Master (PMO related) IT tools and tools for concept creation & selection 
•    Communication and interaction: facilitate process meetings and motivate team members
•    Organized and accurate
•    Strong working knowledge of English (written and spoken). Dutch is an advantage. 


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 the Engineering team a regular presence in the office close to the manufacturing plant, combined with work at home is the guideline.
During your recruitment process, you’ll be able to have conversations with Dirk Brandt as the hiring manager and other passionate Terumo associates. 
Interested to contribute to the growth of Terumo? Interested to find out more? Have a look at Terumo Europe's Corporate Video or visit our website!


Contact Person

Looking forward to receiving your CV + cover letter, both in English.
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.