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Innovation Project Engineer

Division:  Corporate

Wielsbeke, BE Comines, BE Comines, BE Comines, FR

Date:  20 Sep 2023

A new challenge?
Become an Innovation Project Engineer and participate in ambitious process- and product development projects
Are you interested in R&D in a production environment and would you like to acquire broad business skills as well? Do you feel excited about working in an international environment alongside the most innovative minds in technology?


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Main responsibilities

•    Examining the production parameters with the input of various departments 
•    Mapping and analyzing production processes 
•    Developing methods to optimize quality and output 
•    Testing improvement proposals cost-effectively and efficiently and evaluating them 
•    Coordinating their implementation in production if tested positively 
•    Ensuring that our quality procedures are being implemented 
•    Safeguarding the content of ISO-procedures, instructions and documents within your department
•    Contributing to new product development in close collaboration with business and the central innovation team
•    You report to the Innovation Project Manager 

Competences and skills

•    Graduated as an MsC in Chemical, Sustainable Materials or Bioscience Engineering, ideally you’ve already gained some work experience
•    Great interest in the techniques of a production environment
•    Eager to develop new products or optimize processes
•    Caring about excellence in innovation
•    Strongly dynamic and curious personality
•    Result oriented, thinking and acting in systematic ways
•    Eager to work in an international environment and willing to travel for work



You have a good command of English and at least one other language, preferably Dutch or French
Our offer

•    You're joining a growing company with respect for its people, passion for its products and striving for continuous innovation
•    Sustainability is a key strategic element for our company
•    An attractive salary package
•    An intellectually challenging job in an international environment
•    The opportunity for a (long-term) international assignment 
•    Immediate action and integration into the workforce
•    A training and coaching program to develop technical and business skills
•    Career guidance from within the Innovation team


Isabel Van Daele (HR Director) 
+32 476 32 56 14



As a global family business, we develop and co-create – in an innovative, entrepreneurial and sustainable way - flooring and material solutions to enhance the quality of living and working for every generation.

Headquartered in Belgium, B.I.G. employs over 4.900 people worldwide in 19 countries throughout Eurasia, America and Oceania and serves customers in 150 countries. In 2022, B.I.G. reported sales of €2,4 billion.  At B.I.G., we work purposefully to build a sustainable future. Our sense of entrepreneurship and our ambition enable us to continue to grow together with our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and the society in which we operate.

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