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Solutions & Project Engineer

Get the chance to be a key contributor by designing supply chain solutions for our customers in large and small scales. Join syncreon as a Solutions & Project Engineer in Waalwijk, the Netherlands. Take the challenge and help shape our future!

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Design, document and implement supply chain solutions from large scale (geographical optimization) down to small scale (design of processes and lines / stations)
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to develop and implement solutions to meet requirements of new and existing business
  • Pass detailed solutions documentation and workshops into Launch upon business win; whilst retaining responsibility for Project engineering through launch into steady state
  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering project tasks related to the transformation, e.g. managing external contractors, overseeing engineering budget and schedule, ordering materials and overseeing site delivery
  • Collaborate with the Senior Engineers to create more efficient methods and maintain profitability
  • Facilitate the application of lean principles. Apply lean tools, including; standardized work, 5S visual factory, total productive maintenance, pull systems, value stream mapping, and related methodologies.  Recommend and implement new and/or improve existing error proofing methods and technology
  • Assist with the ongoing development and enhancement of standardized engineering tools and methods
  • Direct the implementation of work standards through time studies and other accepted methods
  • Make informed recommendations and decisions related to the purchase or lease of capital equipment, including; forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, sweepers/scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects 
  • Develop concepts for use in formal customer proposals including, but not limited to, process flow diagrams, KPIs and facility layouts in complex cases with support of Engineering team
  • Participate in interviews and evaluation of new engineering recruits, as required, and take on responsibility of ongoing training and support of these plant and corporate resources
  • Other duties as assigned


Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain, or Operations Research or related fields with a strong background in engineering redesign and cost savings initiatives. APICS, CPIM a plus
  • Experience in solutions design/development within the warehousing, logistics, supply chain, or industrial engineering services industries
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required.
  • Proficient in using AutoCAD to design functional workings of solutions in 3D and 2D formats.  Strong knowledge and skills in network design/simulation software, e.g. CAST, Supply Chain Guru or equivalent
  • Ability to conceptualize existing operations and innovative solution designs from provided datasets and determine opportunities for improvements.  Knowledgeable on state-of-the-art technology and supply chain best practices
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • Time management and communication skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to shifting priorities, demands & deadlines


Additional information

  • Ability to travel up to 25%.



syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon

syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit



Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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