Engineering Specialist (Supply chain Opco)


Employment Information


Electrical / Electronics, Mechanical / Auto / Automotive



Job type


Job level

Team Leader / Supervisor


3 - 5 Years

Deadline to apply





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  • Laptop
  • Insurance
  • Allowances
  • Employee Shuttle
  • Uniform
  • Incentive bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Training Scheme
  • Salary review
  • Seniority Allowance
  • Annual Leave
  • Sport Club

Job Description

Safety, food Safety and sustainability

  • Manage all activities related to projects, innovations, modifications, asset life extension initiatives in a safe way and compliant with Local & HEINEKEN rules, standards, procedures
  • Connect, benchmark with outside industry and other Breweries of HVN, Global for safety improvement activities for maintenance and engineering works
  • Ensure that maintenance & engineering processes are compliant with Environments & Sustainability rules, standards, procedures of Authorities & HEINEKEN.
  • Lead the implementation of safety improvement activities, act immediately when unsafe behaviour occurs, stop unsafe behaviours and report high-risk activities and give feedback to relevant people


  • Responsible for OTIF project execution with good quality as Heineken standard
  • Proactively give solutiona to improve the performance of equipment which impacts quality
  • Effectively extend condition-based maintenance to all equipment impacting quality

Work Process

  • Benchmark to achieve international “world-class” performance in manufacturing
  • Develop best practices within world-class maintenance techniques and method applications and share proven best practices within the Heineken network.
  • Co-drive world-class PM strategy with the Maintenance leaders (standards and tasks) and support the change to move to condition-based and predictive maintenance
  • Support and drive world-class spare parts management in order to innovate and further reduce working capital/costs by benchmarking and centralizing within HEINEKEN and externally
  • Cordinate with Planned maintenance team to define the maintenance & engineering strategy and priorities, including the Brewery's 3-year maintenance plan
  • Set up a plant improvement work process, including management of change (MOC), in-house projects and align this to the overall strategy based on the Value Driven Maintenance (VDM) principle of creating the most value-adding maintenance organization.
  • Lead in Process Safety Management for the plant and process change management (MOC) within maintenance focusing on extending asset life and reducing operational risks and costs
  • Manage and conduct the plan and execution of brewery CAPEX's
  • Lead a project towards a solution that minimises the total cost of ownership of the asset. Include the costs of future maintenance, energy, efficiency etc. in project decisions

Organization, Interfaces & People Management

  • Lead and support Planned Maintenance Team, Maintenance Execution Team and report to the Engineering Manager (EM).
  • Initiate and drive world-class maintenance processes and strategy (i.e. extend asset life and further reduce costs).
  • Feed planning team leader and maintenance planner with preventive maintenance plans and plans to improve asset performance and/or reduce costs.
  • Be the Brewery and OpCo Corporate interface
  • Connect with stakeholders for project execution
  • Coordinate and align between Engineering & Purchasing Dept to ensure supply of Capex materials and service OTIF
  • Cover for Engineering Manager

TPM & Continuous improvement

  • Support to sustain implement AM steps 0-5 (foundation & advanced) in implementation of AM step 6 through integration and optimisation of maintenance processes
  • Elaborate on modification proposals and check the requirements for modification procedure (e.g. warranty, safety)
  • Monitor implementation and effectiveness of long-term actions via “Feedback to design” process to link with EEM Pillar, redesign-to-cost and performance strategy development
  • Explore and promote advanced maintenance techniques (pit stop, maintenance free, maintenance prevention & continual optimization of PM standards). Expend its use within asset management and value driven maintenance
  • Promote the use of advanced predictive maintenance tools
  • Implement weak component analysis (WCA). Execute improvement activities to improve weak points of equipment

Information & Data Management

  • Support the Maintenance TL in ensuring integration, optimization and up-to-dateness of all maintenance systems with the CMMS as the master system for maintenance.
  • Be the key-user of the CMMS, Master data registration
  • Report globally used and validated benchmarked KPI’s for monitoring world-class performance
  • Lead and identify latest development and appropriate digital tools, automation frameworks to support business objectives in processes and productivity improvement
  • Implement digital solutions to understand what is happening and why, in real-time, on the shop floor; and to enable real-time decisions to be made concerning the process connected to the data

Job Requirement


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree, preferably MSc degree in Mechanical, Automation or Electrical Engineering and/or similar.     


  • Minimum 3 years management experience, preferably in a technical/operational surrounding.
  • Ambassador for enabling a safe and quality controlled working environment (lead by example).
  • Minimum of 10 years experience & knowledge of maintenance (engineering) and/or operations, also from a strategic point of view: ability to setup and drive (strategic) improvement initiatives and manage changes from the shop floor within the department.
  • Able to effectively work together between different directly related departments (i.e. procurement, operations, finance).
  • Mastered all required skill, knowledge and experience as Engineering Specialist on advanced level.
  • Key expert in risk-based maintenance, asset lifecycle management and Value Driven Maintenance (VDM)
  • Knowledge and experience in asset life cycle management.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture in multi-year maintenance strategic development (i.e prepare for next level of maintenance excellence).
  • Strategic thinking and enabler for delivery of sustainability and digital & technology development"            


  • Advanced written & spoken English competencies 

More Information

  • Degree: Bachelor
  • Job type : Permanent
  • Age: Unlimited
  • Salary: Competitive
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