im | looking for you!

im innovating

im | innovating is the name of the group, containing four companies; im | tanning, im | engineering, im | machining and im | tooling. In the original heart of the Dutch leather industry, our companies are a perfect synergy with decades of experience and knowlegde of our market. Big part of that market are tanneries worldwide and we offer besides machines and spare parts, also complete project engineering in this very specific and highly interesting field. For the pre-engineering, design and building of a brand new bovine tannery in China we are looking for a:

(fulltime, partly based in Dongen, the Netherlands, partly based in China)

im looking for you!

You will be the intermedium between the new to establish maintenance team in China and the Director Projects and Engineering, based in the Netherlands. You will be travelling between both countries and spend also quite some time in China. You will take care that machines are installed in the correct way, according to set-up installation plans and that during that process, the local maintenance team is educated and trained well according to our instructions. To be able to keep these brand-new machines in top condition and to assure a non-interrupted production of high quality leather, preventive maintenance plans should be made. Also the set-up of a spare part and maintenance tools warehouse will be part of your very demanding but equally interesting job.

im asking

  • Good knowlegde of Chinese language, both spoken and written
  • Good knowlegde of English, both spoken and written
  • Preferable also Dutch Language
  • Well educated in mechanical engineering, bachelors or master degree (HTS or TU) in mechanical engineering, electronics or mechatronica or comparable technical study
  • Eager to learn, but even more eager to transfer your knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Autocad or Solidworks


a very interesting, technical job with lots of opportunities to travel in Asia as well as in Europe, to manage a fast growing account, which is a world player in our industry.

im challenging you

to visit our website and to send your motivation letter with CV to our director engineering & projects Kees Houtepen () and our director marketing & sales Marc Oomens ()


Wil je meer informatie over im | innovating?

im | innovating is een samenwerkingsverband van meerdere bedrijven met een sterke affinitieit in de leerlooierij industrie.

  • im | tanning is gericht op de inkoop en verkoop van nieuwe en gebruikte leerlooierij machines.
  • im | engineering richt zich op het installeren, modificeren en renoveren van leerlooierij machines.
  • im | machining focust zich op metaalbewerking zoals CNC draaiwerk en kotteren.