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Innovation Project Engineer "Product Development"

Division:  Corporate

Kruisem, BE

Date:  20-Jun-2022

A new challenge? 
Become an Innovation Project Engineer and participate in ambitious product – service & strategic development projects.
Are you interested in Innovation in a production environment and would you like to acquire broad business skills as well? Do you feel excited about working in an international environment alongside the most innovative minds in technology? 

Main responsibilities and key tasks 

  • Organize, lead and facilitate idea & future insights workshops with stakeholders, users and departments to unlock problems, shape thinking and achieve alignment
  • Coordination of project definition for product – service or strategic projects in close collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Supporting in developing new ideas by providing them with inspiration and relevant innovation research
  • You will share the most relevant tools, examples and frameworks
  • Safeguarding the message of design thinking within your projects in the department
  • You report to a Senior Innovation Manager 

Competences and skills 

  • Graduated as an MsC in Industrial design, product development, commercial sciences or Bachelor Industrial Product design, Industrial design (with working experience 1-5y)
  • Using design thinking as a method of critical thinking
  • Challenging the obvious & pro-actively keep informed off the novelties within the industry
  • Strong team spirit, in combination with a healthy sense of autonomy
  • You are familiar with working in agile and multidisciplinary teams
  • Eager to work in an international environment and willing to travel for work 


Personal skills

  • Can communicate in an open and clear way with all colleagues on all levels within the organization.
  • Can go in depth when needed while not losing the overview
  • Entrepreneurial mindset


Software (hard skills)

  • Main Adobe package: Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop
  • Office package: Excel, Powerpoint, Word
  • Survey platforms



  • You have a good command of English and at least one other language,  preferably Dutch or French.


Our offer

  • You're joining a growing company with respect for its people, passion for its products and striving for continuous innovation
  • Sustainability is a key strategic element for this company
  • An attractive salary package
  • An intellectually challenging job in an international environment
  • The opportunity for a (long-term) international assignment 
  • Immediate action and integration into the workforce
  • A training and coaching program to develop technical and business skills
  • Career guidance from within the Innovation team


Geert Boone 
HR Manager Group Functions



As a global family business, we develop and co-create – in an innovative, entrepreneurial and sustainable way - flooring and material solutions to enhance the quality of living and working for every generation.

Headquartered in Belgium, B.I.G. employs over 4,900 people worldwide in 19 countries throughout Eurasia, America and Oceania and serves customers in 140 countries. In 2021, B.I.G. reported sales of €2,5 billion.  At B.I.G., we work purposefully to build a sustainable future. Our sense of entrepreneurship and our ambition enable us to continue to grow together with our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and the society in which we operate.

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