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Equipment Engineer - Canon Production Printing Netherlands B.V.

Venlo Engineering High Tech HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
Floris Muller
Floris Muller
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Canon Production Printing Netherlands B.V.


Venlo High Tech HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
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Project leading in Equipment Engineering at Canon Production Printing in Venlo

Are you working as an Electro & Control, Mechatronic or Mechanical Engineer at a machine builder or in another technical environment, is industry 4.0/5.0 a personal hobby and are you ready for the next step to a project-based role in the high-tech industry? Then Canon Production Printing in Venlo is looking for you!

What you’ll do

As an Equipment Engineer you will work on a wide range of projects in multidisciplinary teams. You are responsible for the realization and optimization of parts of our plants. You take end-to-end responsibility for the Equipment Creation Process, which goes from customer advice and specification, through design and realization, to commissioning and transfer to the maintenance organization. You will also support the operations. You will work intensively together within our internal teams and you will manage the outsourcing of the design and realization of the equipment within our CAPEX supply base.

Based on your professionalism, organizational ability and strong communication skills, you will ensure successful project completion and commissioning according to agreements, costs and schedule. Besides the intensive cooperation with the suppliers of our equipment, you also work closely with fellow Equipment Engineers, Production Engineers, Quality Engineers, Purchasing, Facility Services and colleagues from the maintenance department. You identify possible risks and problems in time and, together with the colleagues involved, look for smart and structural solutions. As part of your work you have an eye for safety and environment and you work according to the Canon standards.

You have demonstrable skills in applying the Machinery Directive, ATEX and CE marking. You are trained to work safely in an industrial environment and have a valid VCA-VOL certificate.

Who you’ll work with

You will be part of the Equipment Engineering Department responsible for the design, implementation and management of equipment. Production lines consist of high-tech equipment with various techniques, such as micro-precision technology and coating processes in clean room environments, or medium-sized process installations for the production of toner, inks, photoconductors and rubber belts for our printing systems. This department has about 30 employees. 

The Consumables & Expendables for the printers of Canon Production Printing are mostly produced in-house in our factories in Venlo. Here you will find a large diversity of factories with corresponding processes and equipment. A 'playground' for someone with a technical affinity.

The factories are in different technical and economic life phases. Each phase has its own challenges. In the new ink and printhead factories, the focus is mainly on upscaling and expanding functionality. In the toner and OPC plants, the challenge is to ensure continuity for many years to come, costeffectively

Career opportunities

From the position of Equipment Engineer you have a lot of career-opportunities. These can be within the Equipment Engineering department (for example switch between factories, grow towards NPI projects, or towards teamlead) but also outside of it towards other positions, for example Production Engineering.

What you bring

We are looking for someone who takes initiative, a solution-oriented person with analytical and critical thinking skills. You are strong in planning and organizing your work and are a driven networker who can maintain contact with various internal and external customers. Furthermore, you recognize yourself in the following job requirements:


  • Bachelor or master degree in Electro & Control, Software, Mechatronics, Mechanical engineering, or related
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as an Engineer at a machine builder or in an (industrial) production or process environment, supplemented with experience of working in projects
  • Experience and/or affinity with process technology and process installations
  • Experience with project management methodologies such as PRINCE, IPMA or similar
  • Preferably you have worked in a multidisciplinary work environment, where you have built up experience in designing and implementing advanced equipment
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language • Willing to travel occasionally to suppliers within and outside The Netherlands (short trips)


  • Read, analyze and occasionally modify technical drawings and P&IDs
  • Design mechanical installations and constructions
  • Understand, check mechanical strength calculations
  • General knowledge of process instrumentation and involved mechanical components 

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If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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