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Facility Engineer (Utilities)

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Our client is a manufacturer of medical devices. In Leuven, our client produces  around 800 million injection needles, injection solutions, catheters and necessary accessories per year. On the one hand they develop and produce products for hospitals, on the other hand they produce specifically developed products according to the needs, demands and medicines of our pharma customers. To make this far-reaching personalization possible, investments were made in flexible machinery with a high degree of automation. With great pride they recently obtained the award of Factory of the Future, which testifies to a progressive production technology and a people-oriented organization. To drive Sustainable facilities and operations, our client is currently looking to reinforce the facility team with a Facility Engineer (Utilities).


Responsible for the implementation of sustainability related (ex. Energy-saving) measures, monitoring of systems and putting compliance points for the facilities department to meet the sustainability targets.

  • You will think along with projects around e.g.  steam, HVAC, energy, explosion safety, water consumption. You take are of a decent preparation and will handle the projects properly yourself. Where necessary, you will work together with engineering firms and with contractors in the implementation.
  • You plan and implement plants and production lines in order to maximize the use of available space and improve production efficiency.
  • You estimate costs related to layout design, including equipment and materials and you monitor the construction process.
  • You ensure that established efficiency and safety targets are met.
  • You control investment budgets, timing, strategy towards expected output.
  • You conduct research into energy efficient processes within facilities. You collaborate on the environmental permit and energy policy agreement in line with local/European legislation. 
  • You are responsible for keeping legal sustainability obligations up to date. You support the EHS department by providing necessary information about legally required aspects.



  • Higher level (industrial engineer, graduate or equal by relevant working experience)
  • Knowledge of 
    • designing tools (Autocad) en MS Project
    • GMP and safety CE-regulations for machines
    • Process techniques for utilities
    • Method and machinery of utilities
  • This person has taken note of energy reduction, within facility processes.
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch language



  • As a Facility engineer you will come into contact with all kinds of new technologies and you will be dealing with a wide range of projects on sustainability (energy saving)
  • Position where you can independently propose projects and work out projects independently.
  • We give a lot of responsibility to the employees, supported by on the job training and a well-developed learning platform
  • An educational, innovative environment with extensive automation and implementation of LEAN and Total Productive Maintenance techniques 
  • An attractive salary package, supplemented with numerous fringe benefits (various insurance plans, bicycle lease, meal vouchers, mobile phone, etc..)



Executive search


Minimum 2 years


Higher Education


Dutch, English


Medical Devices



Job Type


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