Sales Office

Improvement Engineer

Do you have a can-do mentality, do you work in an orderly, well-organized and structured way and are you able to enthuse colleagues for an improvement process?

Then we would like to get to know you, so apply now!

What is required?

• A Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
• 1-4 years’ experience in a relevant position
• Excellent social skills and an eye for the improvement of products and production processes
• Good command of the Dutch and English languages, both spoken and written

What do you get?

• € 3.000 - € 4.000 gross p/m (depending on knowledge, age and experience)
• 40-hour working week
• 25 holidays and 13 ADV days
• Training opportunities

Get the most out of your career!

Growth Path

Gouda Refractories offers a lot of freedom, responsibility and space to develop yourself. The growth path is not fixed and depends on the position and your own ambitions.

What is your role?

As an Improvement Engineer you contribute towards the development of new and the optimalisation of existing improvement projects within the production and quality control departments. These projects are initiated, developed, implemented and followed up by you.


In addition to digitizing and automating processes, adjusting and writing work instructions is an important part of the job. You maintain close contacts with the production and quality departments to solve any ad-hoc problems.

Do you have a question?

Tim Barnhard (Plant Manager)

T +31 (0)182 59 14 00

Are you who we are looking for?

We are looking for a candidate with experience in a relevant position and a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. You are fluent in the Dutch and English language.


Basically you characterize:

  • Motivator

  • Creative

  • Flexible

  • Pro-active

  • Practical

What do we offer you?

Gouda Refractories offers a dynamic job with much freedom and space for your own initiative in an informal, internationally oriented organisation with attention for innovation and development. Excellent primary and secondary terms of employment.

Are you interested?

Then we would like to invite you to apply as soon as possible. Send us your resume plus motivation.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.

Do you want to know more about us?

Browse our website to learn more about our company.