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Maintenance Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Rijswijk
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Rijswijk
  • Hybrid

Do you want to drive operational excellence across borders by applying your Excel and maintenance expertise, strategically managing budgets, and overseeing maintenance plans in various depots throughout Europe?

The job
As a Maintenance Engineer you will take charge of ensuring smooth operations and maintenance across all installations in approximately 50 different depot operations. With a focus on process optimization and technical expertise, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to impactful projects, enhance efficiency, and create a safe and productive work environment. You will make a difference by enabling end users to work with top-quality installations while minimizing disruptions to daily operations.
Your expertise will be crucial in implementing, improving, and maintaining our technical installations and products, driving our organization forward with cutting-edge solutions. Furthermore, you will provide valuable insights to management on cost-effective investments that guarantee high-performance and efficiency of our technical installations and products, both in the short and long term.
As a Maintenance Engineer, you will take ownership of managing and controlling the budget and costs of depot operations, ensuring cost efficiency and maximizing profitability. Your expertise in spare parts control and inventory management will be instrumental in supporting our regions and maintaining optimal operational performance.

Do you want to implement, improve and maintain our technical installations?

Additionally, you will also be responsible for optimizing work methods and processes to enhance daily operations in our depots. Key responsibilities include analyzing work methods, proposing improvements, executing installation upgrades, coordinating crisis management, and establishing technical service departments in new depots to support regional operations.

For this role it is necessary to travel between 50% to 70% of your time to many different depot operations in Europe and the United Kingdom. Therefore, you will have the unique chance to broaden your horizons, gain international exposure, and make a tangible impact on our operations throughout the continent.

Great Place to Work

  • Diverse international environment

  • Career development opportunities

  • Circularity and sustainability

  • Social responsibility

  • Innovation and Technology

  • Continuous improvement

  • A pleasant workplace

  • Meaningful work

Skills & Requirements


You are a highly motivated and results-oriented professional with a combination of technical expertise, analytical thinking, and a passion for process optimization. Furthermore, you possess strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively. Additionally, you have exceptional planning and organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and priorities efficiently.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in industrial engineering;
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience;
  • Familiar with various project methodologies (e.g. Prince2, Agile, Scrum, DevOps);
  • Experienced with IT and maintenance software programs;
  • High level in Microsoft Excel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (B2 level). An additional language is beneficial preferably (e.g. Dutch, German or Spanish);
  • You can travel through Europa and the United Kingdom;
  • A valid driving license to drive across Europe and the UK.

Our offer
We provide excellent primary and secondary employment benefits, exciting projects, and the opportunity to work together with communication specialist. Working at EPS means having room for personal development in an international environment, flexibility, collaboration, a competitive salary, great colleagues, and a great work atmosphere.

  • Working in the heart of the food supply chain driven by sustainability.
  • Interesting career opportunities.
  • An international working environment.
  • Personal budget for professional development.

About the company

Euro Pool Group (EPG) consists of two divisions: Euro Pool System (EPS) and La Palette Rouge (LPR), each with their own expertise in the field of pooling packaging solutions. Together, we are the largest logistics service provider of reusable standard packaging in Europe.

By sharing the benefits of our reusable packaging solutions with our customers and stakeholders, we contribute to the transition towards a circular economy. Our essential role in the fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain makes it a familiar sight in supermarkets and various retail outlets in Europe. With a strong focus on sustainability and IT developments, Euro Pool Group's circular supply chain solutions play a pivotal role in reducing environmental impact and creating a greener future for the industry.

Euro Pool System has approximately 800 employees and 71 service centers in 18 countries, we serve customers in 27 countries with supply chain solutions, handling c. 1.3 billion crate movements per year. Our annual net turnover in Europe is approximately €500 million. Visit our website www.europoolsystem.com for more information.

Together, we can shape a circular supply chain for a better future!

Euro Pool Group takes full responsibility for our actions and decisions. As part of our selection process, a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is required upon acceptance of the job offer (costs will be reimbursed).

Let's shape a sustainable future together. Apply now!

We invite both internal and external applicants for this position, with internal candidates being given priority in case of equal suitability.

-We are founded in 1992.

-We introduced our iconic green reusable plastic crates (RPCs) in the 90's, which became a staple in the transportation and storage of fresh produce across Europe.

-In the mid-2000s, we implemented RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) technology to track and trace our RPCs more efficiently.

-In 2021 we started using the first recycled folding trays.

-We’ve got over 70 service centres all over Europe – you can find us in most countries. So, wherever you are in Europe, our efficient network has got you covered.

-Through new technologies and knowledge, we were able to lower our washing temperature in 2022 which resulted in significant reduction of between 47% and 52% in our gas consumption.

-In 2017 we agreed that we want to reduce our carbon footprint by 20% by 2025 by implementing several improvement projects.

Viktor Verloop | Contact Person

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