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Water Engineering Lead

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Date: 22-Sep-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL



Water Engineering Lead

Fulltime, JG 20

The Water Engineering Lead should understand dynamics in the FMCG industry and has proven experience in the packaging line technology and the digital environment. He/she must be a team player, show leadership, be mature as well as creative and most of all innovative and target oriented. He/she will ensure the right level of specialist knowledge in order to develop and apply the respective specialist discipline for Heineken within investment projects.


Your responsibilities

  • Be responsible for realization of (waste)water process investment projects (CapEx) in breweries around the world as part of a multi-disciplinary project team.
  • Design masterplan, conceptual and basic engineering solutions as input for cost estimates and Fund Applications, develop  detailed (waste)water process engineering and follow-up during execution (MI, OM handover, SAT, plant HO) as member of multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Lead, build, maintain and improve the knowledge on (waste)water processes enabling optimal total cost of ownership and optimal CapEx.
  • Develop and maintain an extensive internal and external (suppliers) network to ensure fit-for- purpose engineering designs.
  • Work closely together with local and regional Brewery Management/shop floor and other key stakeholders all over the world. Contribute to CoE and other internal initiatives.
  • Contribute to continuous learning and EEM, build, maintain and improve knowledge and specifications on equipment to enable optimal total cost of ownership and lead process technologies ready for implementation (e.g. SCALE concepts).
  • Co-develop and implement new technologies, incl. digital transformation.
  • Work closely with other Projects & Engineering Teams and Members.
  • Identify, investigate and adopt cutting edge (waste)water technologies, where these offer a distinct operational advantage.
  • Maintain frequent and appropriate levels of communication with key stakeholders to ensure that all parties are kept appraised of projects and future plans


In order to be successful in this opportunity we expect you to have:

  • Operational experience in the brewing industry
  • Independence
  • Judgement
  • Result oriented / Continuous improvement
  • Functional leadership
  • Vision, Planning and Organizing


We offer you

A work environment where your personality, knowledge and competences are the key to success

  • Gross annual salary between €59.000 and €101.000 (based on full-time working hours)
  • Learning & Development training courses in line with your position and ambition
  • Laptop & cell phone
  • 20 vacation days and flexible budget to buy extra holidays!
  • Compensation for travel expenses
  • Pension plan where HEINEKEN covers 2/3 of the costs
  • Discount on our delicious products



Every day we work with pride on our great products that you've certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home on the couch. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. Did you know that brands like Cristal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti are also part of Heineken? We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and competencies are the success of our organization. 


HEINEKEN Global Supply Chain

HEINEKEN Global Supply Chain is a special operating company within the global HEINEKEN group. We support all Heineken breweries worldwide in the broadest sense of the word.


How to proceed?

Is your interest triggered? If you would like to learn more about the position of Water Engineering Lead or have any questions, please feel free to contact Vesko Perovic via . Please apply via the green application button.


Selection process:

  1. Apply with CV and cover letter.
  2. Introductory meeting (Recruiter/Business)
  3. Follow-up interview (HR/Business)
  4. A day at the office or an assessment; varies by job group
  5. Job offer
  6. CHEERS, welcome to HEINEKEN!

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