HBO: Mechanical/Electrical Engineering - Analysis maintenance calls

Date: 22 Apr 2024

Location: NL

Company: Canon Production Printing

  • Are you a Mechanical- or Electrical Engineering student looking for an exciting internship opportunity? Our Real Estate and Facility Services department seeks a motivated student to join our team and help us analyze the maintenance calls for our site in Venlo. This internship will allow you to work closely with our RE&FS team and other important stakeholders to analyze the data and develop a plan for the future.


    Your assignment

    You will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field of real estate  while contributing to the success of our department. The ideal candidate for this internship is an Electrical- or Mechanical student who is a team player and interested in the different aspects of the constructional, electrical- and mechanical installations of buildings You should possess good written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable working in a team environment.

    You will be responsible for researching and analyzing the maintenance calls data, identifying areas for improvement, and developing new strategies for optimizing our approach for (preventive) maintenance.

    Within Canon Production Printing Netherlands B.V. (CPPN) the department Real Estate and Facility Services is responsible for all facilities and infrastructure related to the buildings and facilities of CPPN. The Real Estate team carries out all activities related to maintenance of the buildings, installations and infrastructure.

    Part of the maintenance activities is the registration and handling of calls reported by our employees. In total there are about 3.000 calls per year concerning malfunctions of buildings, installations or infrastructure. These calls are registered in a system called Topdesk.


    In this assignment you will analyze these calls and advise on how we can decrease the amount of calls. For instance do we have the right ratio between corrective and preventive maintenance? Do we have to organize things in a different way? Besides analyzing the facts and figures we also encourage you strongly to investigate and evaluate the current organization structure regarding these calls and the way of working both from our contractors and the internal organization and come up with improvement proposals.

    This assignment allows you to show what you are capable of as a maintenance engineer. It will give you a good insight into how Canon has organized the maintenance activities on the Venlo site.


    Your profile

    • You are currently studying Mechanical or Electrical engineering and looking for an internship assignment.
    • You do not only think but also get things done.
    • To be able to fulfill the assignment you are strong in analytical thinking.
    • You have thorough knowledge of Excel.
    • You are available from September 2024 for a minimum of 4 days per week, for a duration of minimum 4 months.

    What’s in it for you?

    • A challenging assignment with skilled coaching.
    • Internship fee up to €450,- per month.
    • Travel cost compensation if you don’t have an ‘OV-week card’.
    • The possibility to network with professionals inside and outside your field of expertise, thanks to our diversity of disciplines which you will work with
    • With our company values collaboration, innovation and ownership, we strive to bring out the best in each other, expand boundaries and feel empowered to take ownership of our work.



    If you are looking for an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field of Real Estate and Facility Services and want  to make a real impact on our maintenance efforts, we encourage you to apply for this exciting internship opportunity.

    Click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page to upload your resume and cover letter. If you want more substantive information about this assignment, please contact Ralf Dreuning or Milou Geelen ( or If you have questions about the internship in general, please contact Milou Geelen, phone +31 6 25653192


About Canon Production Printing

Canon Production Printing develops and manufactures high-tech printing products and workflow software for the commercial printing market and is part of Canon, a global provider of imaging technologies and services. Canon Production Printing operates on three continents, with approximately 3300 employees (end 2022) and has its global headquarters in Venlo, the Netherlands.