Process Improvement Engineer

  • Job category Manufacturing
  • Employment Fulltime, Parttime
  • Reference number VAC-10013523
  • Location Apeldoorn
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering, Energy, Gas, Water

About this vacancy

Does Continuous Improvement of Business Processes run through your veins? Are you up for the challenge to take processes within BDR Thermea to the next level? We are looking for a Process Improvement Engineer who drives change within an international environment. 

Job description

The Group Quality Department

You will have your role in the Group Quality Department. You will drive and take ownership of process improvements with an emphasis on Quality and Product development. You will not only define a solution, but effectively implement measurable change. This means that you will have a huge influence on the whole organization. 

Drive business improvements throughout BDR Thermea this is what we see as your role

You will set the pace and define how people think and talk about change management/ process improvements. Of course this requires a close alignment with the Group Quality Director and Business Development Units throughout BDR worldwide. You will have a close co-operation with other departments such as Product Management, R&D, Procurement, etc. Your role is to drive improvements within product development processes, so it is important to have knowledge on how these processes run in a company. In order to change and improve process management you need to build up a network and be persuasive to drive change. 


BDR Thermea Group is the name behind many leading heating and hot water brands. Globally they are active in 82 countries with more than 6500 employees across Europe. They own and sell some of the leading brands in the European market for heating products. The headquarter is located in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Offer description

What’s it like to work at BDR Thermea Group?

While you work as Process improvement Engineer within BDR Thermea Group, we offer you a challenging opportunity in which you can bring your experience to the Global BDR Thermea Quality community. You will work in a motivated, technical organization with a high level of ambition. You’ll receive an attractive remuneration package, flexible working hours, and many opportunities to remain up-to-date with the latest sector developments through training and courses.

In addition to this, we also offer you:

  • An international career in a challenging environment
  • Passionate and professional colleagues who love what they do
  • Working closely along our Strategic Initiatives contributing towards the energy transition
  • Being part of BDR Thermea Group and contributing to this

Candidate profile

Your knowledge, skills, experience and character include: 

You are open for change and motivated to contribute to the energy transition. It’s natural for you to think outside the box and you are willing to fight the status quo. You have had your first years of experience and you are ambitious and keen to develop yourself, or you have many years of experience and you’re looking for a new challenge in a fast changing environment. You are a good listener and you are able to convince people. You have the ability to communicate at various levels. You can lead company-wide improvement programmes to bring the company to a next level of quality performance. You have a Master degree and affinity with or experience within a technical environment.