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Reliability Engineer

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Our Mission


At Puratos, we create innovative food solutions for the health and well-being of people everywhere. As the global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients, we help our customers to be successful with their business, by turning technologies and experiences from food cultures around the world into new opportunities.

We are more than 10.000 employees in over 70 countries and a consolidated turnover of around 2.2 billion euros. Our passion for innovation, a pioneering spirit and the unique Puratos culture drive our solid growth and vision for the future This, along with our commitment to our local communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


To strengthen our team in Groot-Bijgaarden we are looking for:



Reliability Engineer


Your Mission


Your main objective is to increase uptime by enhancing the reliability of utilities equipment. This involves improving the performance of various installations such as boilers, cogeneration systems, heat pumps, chillers, ammonia compressors, water treatment, and waste water treatment.

Your responsibilities also include managing the asset portfolio of utilities and providing data and timelines to define capital expenditure (capex) replacement needs. Additionally, the role involves offering support to Maintenance Technicians for complex repairs and leading small improvement projects.

Furthermore, you will be in charge of developing and overseeing the mid-to-long-term maintenance plan for the utilities.


What you will do


  • You will be responsible for the design of maintenance plans (including fixing issues, regular checks, and condition-based actions) for each piece of equipment.
  • We trust on you to craft standard operating procedures (SOPs) for your preventive maintenance routines.
  • We count on you to take charge of the assets in your part of the utilities, sharing data and timelines to plan for equipment replacements.
  • You will also put your preventive maintenance tasks and equipment into SAP.
  • You organize and prepare the big overhauls.
  • Technicians can count on you for technical support during your preventive maintenance work.
  • You will work closely with the Process Improvement Engineers to troubleshoot recurring OEE problems.
  • You will turn legal requirements (like EU regulations, BRC, FDA, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, etc.) into practical maintenance actions or SOPs.
  • You will coordinate your approach with other maintenance engineers.



What we expect from you

  • You have a master's degree in technical engineering or showcase an equivalent level of expertise.
  • You embark on a journey with your first experience in a factory setting, bringing your hands-on approach to the forefront.
  • You illuminate your path with high analytical skills, where statistical prowess is an additional asset.
  • You radiate good communication skills that foster collaboration and understanding.
  • You flourish in adaptability within a complex environment, demonstrating your resilience and versatility.
  • You are fluent in English and have a good knowledge in either French OR Dutch, with a basic understanding of the other.



What you can expect from Puratos

  • You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are key.
  • You will have the possibility to take ownership of your work
  • You will be part of a team using advanced level of maintenance processes integrating modern methodologies (eg. using RCM, CBM, …)


 You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Company car
  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Group, dental and hospitalization insurance fully paid by Puratos
  • 13th month pay
  • Minimum 5 training days per year

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We are a warm family company with a historical growth track record and a clear long-term vision for the future. We promote a caring, trustful and respecting work environment by putting people first.


We at Puratos cultivate an inclusive global workplace, that fully embraces diversity and equal

opportunities for all. We strive to reflect the richness of our customers, communities and society, accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver on our commitments.



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