Foreman Mechanical


Gent, BE, 9000

ID:  613

Brighter Together, that's what KRONOS stands for and what our 300 colleagues at KRONOS Europe in Ghent are committed to every day. Here in Ghent, we produce 90,000 tons of high-quality titanium dioxide (TiO2) on an annual basis. Our TiO2 is used to color the world. We do this in a sustainable way with attention to the environment, our customers, our employees and our surroundings.
Our values (Customer Focus, Communication, Teamwork & Leadership) are the key elements of KRONOS' DNA. They connect us, they articulate what we stand for and how we act. Every day. 
If you can identify with these values, then you are the
Foreman we are looking for!


About the job

As a Foreman Mechanical Maintenance you will be part of the Maintenance Team that is responsible for both maintenance projects and daily maintenance.
If you become our new colleague, you will be involved in the daily mechanical maintenance of our plant. For this you will manage a team of technicians whose occupation you organize. You plan and prepare the maintenance works, discuss the assignments with your employees and follow up the quality of the executed works. You also follow up on preventive maintenance, analyze reports of urgent maintenance and actively look for causes and solutions of possible malfunctions. 

About you

  • You have a bachelor's degree in Mechanics or a technical background, combined with relevant experience;
  • You work independently, accurately and quality-consciously;
  • You have logical insight and good thinking skills;
  • You are an expert in planning and organizing;
  • You have excellent communication and people management skills;
  • An interest in chemistry is an advantage!
  • Of course you're fluent in Dutch and live on a reasonable distance from KRONOS Ghent.



Since KRONOS developed the first commercial process for manufacturing titanium dioxide in 1916, innovation has been the constant in our growth story. More than 100 years later, we are still a progressive world player manufacturing the very best chloride and sulfate TiO2. 
KRONOS EUROPE in Ghent is part of KRONOS Worldwide Inc. Spread over 9 locations, we have 2.250 employees.
RONOS customers can be found in more than 120 countries. 


  • The opportunity to help build a growing, international environment; 
  • Being part of an ambitious and driven talented team;
  • Many learning and growth opportunities with a global player in the chemical sector; 
  • A company culture where Customer focus, Teamwork, Communication and Leadership are the key drivers;
  • An attractive salary package and attention to a balanced work/life balance!

Ready to jump in?


Are you interested in this position or do you know someone who fits the profile?
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Looking forward to seeing you!