Junior Production Engineer

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Assist the production manager in keeping the plant and all chemical and technical processes under control. Support in the coaching, training, and development of operators, as well as the standardization and automation of production.

If you value a team with high ethical standard and a strong safety culture, then this is the place for you! We welcome you to develop your career in allnex with us!


  • Support the production Manager in maintaining the SHE performance of the production plant in strict accordance with allnex SHE policy. This responsibility also includes leading PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) sessions and ensuring compliance with the Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Support the production Manager in order to achieve the KPI’s of the production plants (SHE, Q, training, etc)
  • Work in close collaboration with the production supervisor in order to keep production plant functioning in optimal conditions with regard to production planning, resources, on-time delivery based on agreed production schedule, ensuring high quality and cost efficiency standards in the production plant.
  • Perform detailed investigations of quality and SHE incidents and ensure follow-up of the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Adapt existing and create new batch recipes to ensure a standardized and automated production
  • Act as a back-up of the production supervisor for the coordination of maintenance activities and activities related to investment projects.
  • Act as contact within production for the Engineering Department to facilitate implementation of process improvements in production and to provide production input for investment projects.
  • Support the production Manager to keep the plant and all chemical and technical processes continuously under control. Decides on corrective and preventive actions as needed to solve technical, safety or quality problems and this in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Support the production Manager in keeping all work instructions up to date.
  • Identify opportunities to prevent waste and inefficiency in production.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Production improvement manager for the safe and efficient implementation of new products/processes within the production plant.
  • Assist in coaching, training, development of the operators.

Required skills and experience

  • Professional experience in production management is not required.
  • Strong focus on SHE and emergency response.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Native Dutch or French speaker with proficiency in English and willingness to learn/improve Dutch/French
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Well-organised, good time management.
  • Team player.


  • Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

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