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Product Development Engineer

Division:  Needle Felt

Oostrozebeke, BE

Date:  Jun 6, 2023

A new challenge? 
Does ‘development of new and optimization of existing products’ sound exciting to you? Then you might be the new Product Development Engineer we’re looking for!

Main responsibilities and key tasks 

  • You have an active role in innovation projects and report to the Technology Manager
  • You are co-responsible for the development and optimization of new and existing products and processes. You spot opportunities to optimize and improve products, processes and methods, work on proposals for improvement, develop technical solutions and implement these. 
  • You work in a methodological way, creating and safeguarding in depth knowledge, with a constant eye on confidentiality and IP, in all of which we foresee training and coaching.
  • You comply with the quality system and follow the safety and environmental regulations.

Competencies and skills 

  • Preferably you have a professional bachelor degree or hold a master degree (MsC Chemical, Sustainable Materials or Electromechanical engineering)
  • You already gained some experience & knowledge in materials
  • Some affinity with machine technology or in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Are you a hands-on, creative team player? Then you fit completely within our team!
  • Are you also a good communicator and result driven, do not hesitate and apply now! 



You have a good knowledge of Dutch and English


Our Offer

  • A challenging job in an international environment
  • Immediate action and integration into the workforce
  • A training and coaching program to develop your technical and business skills
  • You will be part of a team of young and talented R&D professionals
  • 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 our company
  • An attractive salary package
  • Flexible working hours for a better work-life balance
  • We provide a company car


Greet Vanthournout



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 150 countries. In 2022, B.I.G. reported sales of €2,4 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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