Production Manager

The ideal candidate will own the entire production process. They will strategize with other internal teams to ensure an optimal customer satisfaction and a minimum of production costs.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and evaluate entire production process
  • Contribute to production planning, budgeting and targets
  • Follow-up technical issues
  • Maintain a safe production environment
  • Implement GMP, HACCP/TACCP/VACCP, BRC and 5S
  • Organization of 5 shifts (3 week shifts and 2 weekend shifts)
  • Coordinate with key internal and external production stakeholders


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of production experience
  • Strong people manager
  • familiar with digitalization projects
  • experience with UHT is a plus

Senior Process Engineer

Melior is exclusively partnering with Pryme – Cleantech in their search for a Senior Technology Engineer.

The company

Pryme – Cleantech is an innovative cleantech company focused on converting plastic waste into valuable products through low-carbon chemical recycling on an industrial scale. Globally, less than 20% of plastic produced gets recycled. Pryme seeks to contribute to a meaningful solution to the global plastic waste problem by enabling the circularity of plastic. Pryme converts plastic waste into valuable petrochemical products using a proven pyrolysis process that is enhanced with proprietary characteristics and has a low carbon footprint.

The first plant in Rotterdam will start production in 2022. Once it is operational, Pryme will begin an ambitious roll-out process in Europe and globally to realize the enormous potential of their technology through a combination of owned-operated plants, joint ventures with strategic partners and technology licensing.

Today, Pryme is looking for a senior technology engineer who will be a core member of the organization, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

Are you triggered by the idea of joining an innovative start-up, listed on the Euronext Growth Oslo stock exchange, with a clear ambition to grow its footprint in the coming years by building multiple plastic waste conversion plants in Europe and beyond? Then please read further below.

Main responsibilities of the role

  • As chemical engineer you are the process expert in the area of chemical recycling in order to further develop the Pryme technology.
  • You will support the roll-out strategy by taking the lead in several engineering projects.
  • In collaboration with the R&D department you will develop new technologies and validate these technologies in the pilot plant in Ghent and the Rotterdam plant.
  • You will complete process-technical studies (basic and FEED) in-depth for the upcoming plants.
  • As technical engineer you will be responsible for process safety.
  • You provide process-technical support to operations, optimize the existing processes and design MOC projects.

The profile we are looking for

  • Technical master degree, preferably in chemical engineering.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience within a (petro-)chemical context.
  • Knowledge of downstream (petro-)chemical processes is desired.
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus
  • Previous experience with investment projects is considered a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to deal with a variety of multi-disciplinary stakeholders.
  • Driven by technology with a pragmatic approach, being able to convert thinking into tangible results.
  • Impeccable problem solving skills and ability to think out of the box.

What do we offer

  • A competitive salary package including a company car, insurances, meal vouchers, representation allowance,…
  • You will work in an emerging market and you will contribute to an energy efficient technology that recycles plastic.
  • The chance to join an ambitious start-up with concrete scale-up plans in the near future.
  • You will be part of a team that will be the beating heart of the future organization. This will create career opportunities for yourself as the company grows.
  • The chance to join a company surrounded by ambitious individuals looking to make a tangible contribution to a sustainable future.
  • A result-driven company culture with the necessary amount of flexibility including homeworking.


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Process engineer

Voor een Belgisch voedingsbedrijf in de regio Gent is Melior op zoek naar een process engineer. Deze vooruitstrevende organisatie heeft een uitstekende reputatie in de regio dankzij ondernemerschap en zin voor innovatie. Het bedrijf telt 600 werknemers en blijft groeien.

Deze functie van process engineer is een nieuwe functie die werd gecreëerd om continuous improvement op de site verder te stimuleren en de bedrijfsprocessen naar een hoger niveau te brengen.

Heb jij een eerste werkervaring binnen productie en zie je jezelf in een functie waarin continuous improvement een centrale rol inneemt? Lees dan zeker verder.


  • Je staat in voor het optimaliseren van het productieproces,in nauwe samenwerking met de productie manager
  • Je werkt verbeterprogramma’s uit met als doel de rendementen en efficiëntievan de verschillende processen binnen de afdeling te verhogen en de verliezen op vlak van afval te reduceren.
  • Je zet een verbeterplan uit om de verliezen in de lijnen, alsook naarproductie toe te optimaliseren.
  • Je doet research naar en introduceert nieuwe processen binnen de
  • Je bent verantwoordelijk voor het uitwerken van procedures, instructies enwerkdocumenten en houdt deze up to date.


  • Bachelor of Master (biochemie, industrieel ingenieur,…)
  • Eerste werkervaring binnen een productieomgeving
  • Ervaring binnen de voedingsindustrie is een groot pluspunt


  • Een aantrekkelijk salarispakket afhankelijk van ervaring
  • Bedrijfswagen met tankkaart
  • Maaltijdcheques van € 8
  • Hospitalisatieverzekering
  • Groepsverzekering (gratis door werkgever)
  • Netto vergoeding
  • 28 verlofdagen
  • Een functie met veel vrijheid en zin voor initiatief
  • Een bedrijfsomgeving met een positief groeiverhaal, waarin constant geïnvesteerd wordt in nieuwe technologieën en processen

Production manager

Melior is looking for a Senior Production Manager for an international food production group, located near the North of Brussels. The group has a global footprint and is focusing on growth, operational excellence and innovation.

Do you have at least 15 years of experience within a manufacturing context? Do you have demonstrated leadership skills within a matrix organizational structure? Then please have a look at the details below.


  • Weekly planning of capacity for the different production lines
  • Responsible for full compliance to all legal regulations and international food safety standards
  • Propose and implement improvement actions
  • Introduction of new products and production techniques in collaboration with R&D and Engineering
  • Driving performance of a large group of people (shift supervisors, operators, process engineers,…)
  • Improve the knowledge, skills and competencies in your department
  • Implementation of the Operational excellence program in your department
  • Report the results on a regular basis (site meeting, business unit meeting, management team meeting)
  • Proposal of new investments and projects
  • Budget responsibility
  • Influencing of other departments (engineering, planning/supply chain, maintenance, quality, safety, HR, R&D) in order to create alignment
  • Represent the company during customer visits


  • Engineering degree
  • Minimum 10 years in a management role within a complex manufacturing environment
  • Fluent in Dutch-English or French-English
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience with managing large teams
  • Change agent, passion for continuous improvement