MAGNETO Special Anodes B.V., as part of Evoqua Water Technologies Ltd, is an innovative and important global supplier of electrodes to the electrochemical industry. The working environment is characterized by an informal atmosphere, with good terms of employment, and opportunities for development.

For our new Manufacturing Engineering team in Schiedam, we are searching for an experienced and driven

Lead Engineer

to develop our electrode manufacturing processes of tomorrow

Scope and Responsibilities

  • Identify key operational bottlenecks, develop systems for product volume and materials balance through the facility, and setup a process technology roadmap for new and existing production steps, including automation.
  • Design of innovative surface treatment and coating manufacturing processes, including online production quality control
  • Use your knowledge in product and process development projects, to anticipate on production problems in the design phase and improve the manufacturability of products
  • Define the Bill-of-Materials of required tooling and manufacturing processes
  • Identify and coordinate with contractors to execute on deployment of new manufacturing processes or significant improvements to existing process steps
  • Ensure on-going training to manufacturing teams and ensure maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Define KPIs to measure the performance of new manufacturing processes and improvements to existing
  • Build and manage multifunctional project teams to execute on implementation of new and improved production processes
  • Profile

  • Profound knowledge of, and experience with coating application technologies, specifically on thin layer technologies, galvanic coating technology, and surface treatment processes
  • Has a relevant network in the galvanic, coating and/or semiconductor industry
  • Track record in implementing new, automated manufacturing processes, e.g. replacing traditionally manual processes
  • Takes actively part in discussions and is a team player with the ability to persuade and drive the decision-making process.
  • Works closely together with Technology & Innovation, Operations, Product Management and Business Development. Builds strong collaborative relationships.
  • Motivated to learn, and train others. Works on continuous improvement, challenges the status-quo and drives change. Is open to change his/her own view.
  • Delivers on commitment, accountable for his/her work.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic, with a strong sense of urgency on improvement
  • Future focus, forward thinking and results driven.
  • Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Mechanical, Process or Industrial Engineering, combined with knowledge of chemical processes and coatings
  • Experience in scaling up and automation of processes
  • Demonstrable experience in process, industrial or manufacturing engineering
  • Fluent in English, written and oral, Dutch is a plus.
  • Experienced and familiar with P&I diagrams
  • Experience with introducing LEAN principles in manufacturing processes is a plus
  • Where are you going to work;

    As a Lead Engineer you will have a pivotal role in designing the factory of the future. You will work together in an informal, dynamic organization that is driven to make a global impact with products that enable the energy transition (specifically green hydrogen and electrification). You will report to the Manager Technology & Innovation.

    Application procedure

    For more information, you can contact Adriaan Jeremiasse. You can apply by sending your motivation letter and curriculum vitae by using our Online Application Form.


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