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Production Process Engineer


Yanmar is renowned for its top-notch and sustainable products, boasting a rich history of innovation spanning over a century. At the heart of our operations lies a commitment to efficiency and sustainability in our production processes. As we continue to evolve, we prioritise the monitoring and optimisation of our methods to ensure optimal service for our valued customers.

Joining our Production Engineering team means taking the lead in developing and industrialising manufacturing methods tailored to Yanmar’s products. As our Production Process Engineer, you will be in charge of conceptualizing manufacturing methods and best practices and leading external and internal processes for the production of Yanmar’s Marine and Agri products.

What are you going to do?

As the Production Process Engineer, your primary responsibility will be to oversee and ensure the smooth operation of manufacturing processes and their compliance with Yanmar standards.

This entails setting up assembly line activities such as end-of-line testing equipment in alignment with Business Unit (BU) requirements and testing specifications and carrying out established policies. Additionally, you will define crucial control points to guarantee the quality and functionality of (pre) assembled products at every stage of the manufacturing process.

Your main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Development and industrialisation of manufacturing and assembly processes: conceptualise the ideal manufacturing process.
  • Monitors progress and performance, ensuring adherence to quality standards.
  • Control and best manufacturing practices: review process output and propose enhancements.
  • Coordinate activities with external parties.
  • Manufacturing improvements: advise and implement improvements of manufacturing processes, new methods and techniques.
  • Facilitate alignment and communication between internal and external parties.
  • Project team leader activities: ensuring projects are carried out in a timely manner and of high quality.


Who are we looking for?

Our ideal Production Process Engineer is highly organised, adept at fostering teamwork, and excels in communication. With a robust technical background, you demonstrate a deep understanding of production processes within technical environments and expertise in improvement processes.

You’ll be able to work autonomously while remaining receptive to input from others, valuing their expertise and integrating it into decision-making processes.

The ideal candidate:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, e.g.);
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing technical settings;
  • Leadership experience preferred;
  • Good understanding of production planning and control and the willingness to quickly obtain business-specific knowledge and understand the wider organization and its strategic objectives. The following mindset qualities apply to you: positive, open-minded, trustworthy and accountable.
  • You have strong problem-solving, relationship management and communication skills.
  • Strong language skills, fluent in spoken and written Dutch and English.

Applicants must currently reside in the Netherlands and possess eligibility to work in the country, including having a valid work permit or passport.

Work location:

Your regular workplace is Almere.

What do we offer?

As the Production Process Engineer, you’ll orchestrate the seamless operation of our production process. Join our vibrant international organization, where diversity is celebrated, and personal growth is encouraged. Expect a dynamic work environment where no two days are the same, granting you the freedom to innovate and share your ideas. You’ll collaborate with motivated and inclusive colleagues eager to embrace your contribution.

Yanmar is a steadfast and dependable employer that provides stability and opportunities for professional advancement.

  • A competitive salary matching your knowledge and experience;
  • Possibilities to work from home;
  • A standard working week of 37.5 hours, with flexible working hours
  • The possibility of following training and education;
  • Possibility for gym subscription and bike plan;
  • Employee benefits plan with discounts on various products and services;
  • Possibility to join the FC Almere City soccer games;
  • Plenty of outings, sports activities (Almere City run) and company parties;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • 27 vacation days (+ the ability to build up time for time);
  • 8% holiday allowance and year-end bonus based on company results.


Danny Yirci – Operations Manager

In order to support the Yanmar Group Business Units with high quality products, MFG continually enhances our production processes through Kaizen principles, in both Mechanical Engineering and (Semi) Automation. This pursuit ensures the delivery of high-quality products to our global customers, reinforcing YANMAR’s renowned reputation for service excellence. Along the current assembly portfolio, we are integrating new electrification products into our production facility. This new endeavour is just one of the main Projects that we will execute in the near future! If you are up for the challenge and want to be part of this great journey together with us, reach out to us to learn more about the position and the team you will be working with!



The application process is clear and fast:

1. Short telephone acquaintance

2. First interview on location at Yanmar

3. (Potential) Assessment / exercise

4. second interview on location at YANMAR

5. Job offer

6. Let’s get started!

We would like to get in touch!

More info? Call or send me a WhatsApp at +31(0)687017511 or
send me an email: luciana_pasutti@yanmar.com

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