Gent, BE, 9000

ID:  628

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 Mechanic we are looking for!

About the job

As a mechanic you are, together with your colleagues, responsible for the proper functioning of the installations on our production site.
In this varied role you will have the opportunity to learn continuously, be innovative and be part of a team of experts.
Your job consists mainly of overhauling equipment and you will mostly do this from the workshop (90%).
Turning and milling are not part of your daily tasks but if you have those skills, we will definitely put them to use!

The Mechanic is part of the KRONOS Maintenance Team.
You will report to the Foreman.

About you

You can read technical diagrams and read drawings like a pro!

To additionally become the best as a mechanic, you have:

  • An A2 degree in Mechanics or equivalent through experience;
  • You have an analytical and creative problem solving ability;
  • A good knowledge of (maintenance) technical aspects of machines and installations on a mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic level.
  • You are someone who takes initiative, thinks for yourself and works professionally;
  • You are flexible, stress resistant and can work under time pressure;
  • You are eager to learn and pay attention to safety regulations;
  • You like to work independently as well as in a team;
  • You are willing to become a member of the intervention team;
  • 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 branches, it has 2,250 employees. KRONOS customers can be found in more than 120 countries. 


  • A work environment where safety always comes first;
  • The opportunity to continue to develop yourself, maintain and expand your knowledge, thanks to a wide range of training and development opportunities throughout your career.
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and healthy work-life balance;
  • Growth opportunities depending on your ambitions and abilities;
  • Opportunity for an open-ended contract with a competitive salary including shift premiums, complemented by numerous benefits; 
  • A company culture where Customer focus, Teamwork, Communication and Leadership are the main drivers.

Sounds interesting?

Are you interested in this position or do you know someone who fits the profile?
Let us know at jobs-belgium@kronosww.comor call 09/254.03.16
Looking forward to seeing you!