Shire Packaging Site Engineer I in Lessines, Belgium

The main responsibility of this position is the support and improvement of the packing lines in the Lessines site. This role will also be involved in the development, launch and life cycle management of the packing equipment.

The candidate will also implement packing projects at the Lessines manufacturing packing site.


50% Manage change requests for continuous improvement. Identify root causes for problems and propose solutions to prevent recurring problems. Support day-to-day requests from maintenance and production, Active participation in daily operational meetings with actions follow-up.

20% With solid expertise in packing systems and production process , analyze lines efficiency and define improvement action.

20% Prepare and update URS, FS, DS, technical specification, Spare parts list for packing equipment. Give feedback to develop control strategy and systems for new installations. Develop test requirements, prepare and document test in agreement with quality department. Accountable for time & cost estimates for assigned tasks.

10% Quality: Develop and maintain written documentation and SOP for all system tasks including validation documentation if required.


  • Master degree in industrial engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience required.

  • 3+ years of work experience in Engineering or Maintenance

  • Fluent FR, good level of ENG

  • Solid analysis and problem solving skills

  • Solid engineering (electrical and mechanical) skill

  • Knowledge in packing system

  • Strong customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills

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