BENEO in Tienen is part of the German Südzucker Group, the largest sugar producer in Europe. BENEO, specialized in the development and production of high-quality nutritional ingredients from natural sources is represented in over 75 countries over the world. You can find BENEO ingredients in all kinds of food applications: from beverages to baby food, from dairy to bakery, from confectionary to cereals and from soup to sauces and in animal nutrition. In this way BENEO can effectively contribute to healthier food products. For the growing BENEO production sites in functional proteins with headoffice in Wijgmaal, we are looking for a dynamic:

Project & Process Engineer
Key Responsibilities

Responsible for the implementation of new production lines and process improvement projects in the functional proteins production for following Beneo sites: in Goes, Zeeland (NL) and in Wanze, Luik (B)

  • Technical leadership of project members in planning and execution phases and supervising subcontractors
  • Control project deadlines and costs
  • Assist operations in ensuring the production capacity, availability of raw materials, energy consumption and follow up on KPI’s
  • Analyze deviations in the production process and implement solutions to achieve a stable and optimal production capacity
  • Lead process focused discussions with other departments concerning investments, big repairs and implement the optimal solution
  • Conduct tests and write test reports to optimize production processes and provide information for future investment projects
  • Update the production process function analysis and reports to maintain up-to-date document management (PID, food certification, food safety procedures,…)
  • Define trainings for the production personnel about the production processes, procedures and the use of work instructions
  • Report to the Head of Production

Key Qualifications

  • Master in bio engineering, bio-chemical engineering, Chemical engineering, electro-mechanics, mechanics, …
  • Experience in a similar position (in production, process, or maintenance)
  • Experience in Project management
  • Experience in design and specification of process engineering machinery
  • Knowledge of Dutch, French and English is required as you will work in Zeeland and in Wallonia in an international environment
  • Being able to travel regularly to Goes in Zeeland and Wanze in Luik


  • A first-class opportunity to start in a management position in a financially strong international group for an engineer who likes to travel and enjoys working with new technologies in food production
  • The possibility to learn and increase your technical and personal potential supported by the Beneo group with all needed trainings
  • An independent function in a stimulating work environment as a member of a dynamic and young team
  • A very competitive salary package including company car, meal cheques, insurances and other advantages


  • Call Ralf Gutschoven on +32 (0)478 43 61 68 for more info or an application. On weekdays between 8h30 and 10h30 and in the evening from 19h00 to 21h00, on Saturday between 10h00 and 12h00.
  • Or mail your CV to