ITT Inc.

Process Engineer

Engineering / Forschung & Entwicklung


Process Engineer


KONI: Focus on mobility of people.



KONI is recognised globally as an intelligent company developing suspension solutions unique for every application. KONI develops products for all types of applications, including, street cars, race cars, four-wheel drive vehicles and SUVs, bus, truck, train and even bridges and other industrial applications. These products are used from the street to the track, the freezing North Pole and the dry Sahara Desert.

KONI revolutionized the suspension industry with the invention of the first adjustable hydraulic shock absorber. Since this, KONI continues to set the benchmark for in suspension technology. KONI innovates, engineers, and manufactures market leading performance and adjustable shock absorbers, providing customers with a comfortable, safe and sustainable driving experience in any vehicle, across any terrain.

KONI was founded in 1857 by A. de Koning in Oud-Beijerland, the Netherlands, initially making leather equipment for horses. The company name “KONI” was established in 1928, with KONI first making friction type shock absorbers in 1932. In 1945, KONI began development of the world’s first adjustable hydraulic telescopic type shock absorber for cars and trucks, a product style which remains synonymous with KONI.

Known for a proud and successful history in motor sports, KONI has and continues to work with leading teams across rally and racing, including winning Grand Prix World Championships, to solve suspension problems and develop new innovative technologies. KONI also has a long history of working with companies to develop Original Equipment (O.E.) applications which transform vehicle driving quality and experiences.

KONI has developed from a skilled small local company into a multi-national leading shock absorber specialist, well known across the world. Since 1972, KONI has been a part of ITT (ITT: NYSE), a global diversified industrial company. ITT is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, customised solutions for the energy, transportation, and industrial markets.


To complete the Process Engineering team of 6 people, we are hiring a Process Engineer.

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The position

As a Process Engineer you are responsible for the continuity of 6 production lines, more than 30 Robots, vision systems, lasers, and sophisticated testing equipment.


Our plant is constantly abuzz with activity, hosting daily visitors. Whether they're suppliers, potential partners, customers, or potential new colleagues (who we affectionately call candidate-ITTers), we enthusiastically share our story and give tours of our facilities. The innovative processes and Lean approach on our FSD assembly lines never fail to leave a lasting impression on our guests. But what happens when things don't go as planned? At KONI, we tackle challenges head-on. We foster a proactive attitude among our ITTers and have built a culture that values development in all its forms, always seeking input from every team member. It's the only way we can keep improving ourselves.


And you—yes, you, whether you're already a part of our ITTer family or aspire to be one in the future—you are the heart and soul of what makes KONI thrive. We want to understand what drives you, your ambitions, and why you choose to join us each morning. Do you see opportunities for growth? Do you have fresh insights to share? Let us know, because together, we'll make KONI an even greater success.


Your responsibilities:

  • Continuously monitor, analyse, and optimize the daily operation of the production lines for reliability and performance. Permanently resolve issues may arise during production.
  • Provide technical input and investigation support to R&D, quality, and maintenance teams for production related investigations, ensuring compliance with internal standards and requirements.
  • Lead continuous improvement activities to drive improvements to critical KPIs: safety, quality, output, and cost.
  • Monitor and reduce process variation using techniques such as Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA). Monitor and audit manufacturing processes to ensure product specifications and standards are achieved. Participate in the development and maintenance of PFMEAs and Control Plans
  • Create and maintain work instructions, routings, and associated processes. Develop and train operators as needed.
  • Develop expertise in production lines. Understand process capabilities through critical data analysis and in depth understanding of the product. Develop and modify line layouts, including material flow, waste reduction, and ergonomics, utilizing Lean Manufacturing best practices. Participate in the transition of a product from concept to pilot line production and into mass manufacturing.
  • Support the Purchasing department with judging the suppliers and work together with this department to pass on the mutations to assets of the financial department.
  • Lead and participate in NPI (New product implementation) and NTI (New technology implementation) projects.
  • Create purchase specifications, requirements and RFQs for the new line equipment and pre-acceptance of new assembly lines or equipment with suppliers (in the Netherlands and foreign countries) and final acceptance at KONI


What do you bring?

  • University or Bachelor degree in Engineering, (Mechatronics, Electric/Electronics, Control, and Automation)
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of industrial robot operations and servo systems, including electrical and software interfaces
  • Preferably have process knowledge in one or more disciplines such as material handling, press automation, picking/packing/palletizing, camera applications.
  • Experience in environment with 3-shift production
  • Supporting team player with excellent communication skills in English. Dutch is very welcome.


What we offer?

The day that you will start at Koni, you start a proper onboarding where you will learn Koni, your team, other teams and the factory. 


A challenging and very responsible position within a leading international production company in the automotive, railway, truck, bus and defense vehicles. You have the freedom to make it a success and to realize the best result for Koni Oud Beijerland. You are going to work in a dynamic company with dedicated people where you can make the difference. Primary and secondary working conditions are arranged in CAO Metalektro. Benefit for example is 40 days off on yearly base and good pension with PME. Overtime is paid according the CAO Metalektro.



We invite you to apply for the position of Process Engineer by sending us your resume and motivation letter. If you are interested, but you have some questions? Please contact Ezra den Broeder, Recruiter, 0031-682502646 or .


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