Process Engineer

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: NL

Company: Trespa

Trespa International

Trespa International B.V. is a leading innovator in architectural panel materials and is recognized internationally as the premier developer of high performance panels for exterior cladding, decorative facades and interior surfaces. Since its founding in 1960, Trespa has worked closely with architects, designers, installers, distributors and end users worldwide. Trespa's focus is on product development, combining special manufacturing technologies with intelligent solutions for architectural applications. With a unique perspective on key market challenges and requirements, Trespa has always been passionate and energetic about providing innovative, aesthetically pleasing and high quality solutions for a variety of architectural needs.

Trespa has approximately 650 employees worldwide, produces over 5 million square meters of sheet material annually and achieves a turnover of 200 million euros. Trespa’s headquarter is based in Weert, the Netherlands.


For our Continuous Improvement & Projects department we are looking for an energetic and driven full time:


Process Engineer 

Purpose of the position

The Continuous Improvement Process Engineer, as a knowledge holder of (chemical/physical) processes within his unit, is responsible for the implementation of strategic improvement programs in the field of efficiency, process improvement, SHE, sustainability etc. All this within the boundaries of SHE (Safety, Health and Environment) in compliance with set standards and requirements (quality).

Job Content

  • Process Optimization:  Is responsible for the realization of process improvements.
  • Project-based work: Lead change or improvement projects (100k-10MEur)
  • Quality assurance/improvement
  • Monitor and improve production line availability and product quality (customer complaints, outages, ...) and take action where necessary to stay within the set frameworks
  • Mature newly released products and processes
  • Structural problem solving/ Root Causes analysis (LEAN/6 Sigma)

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor Process Technology/ Chemical Engineering;
  • Automation and IT: Database structures (DAX, MDX), VBA, PowerBI, MSOffice, analytical tools for statistical process control (Minitab);
  • Knowledge of production management and Lean management concepts;
  • Problem solving techniques: 5M, 8D, Ishikawa, A3, …;
  • Analytical thinking, interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, capability to develop people, working across departments;
  • Proven experience in project management;
  • Independent working;
  • +/- 5 work experiences in a production environment including leading projects;
  • Fluent in English.


  • You are flexible, have a hands on mentality
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Linking pin between various departments and third party contractors
  • Strong and proven interest in sustainability and energy-renewal.

What do we offer?

We offer you a great salary, a bonus scheme and good fringe benefits such as 39 vacation days and flexible working hours. Hybrid working is of course one of our options. In addition, we give you the opportunity to continue to develop your talents. If you have sufficient ambition to grow in our international organization, we will encourage you to do so.


Have we sparked your interest? Then please send an email with you cv and short motivation letter to Carly van Vroenhoven, HR Business Partner via

For more information: +31610631202.