Plant/Operations Manager (Perm Placement )

Location: Heist-op-den-Berg
Start date: 2019-06-05

End date: 2019-06-23


For a client active in manufacturing building technologies we are looking for a plant/operations manager. 

The function of the manufacturing organization is the replenishment of the supply chain at the highest quality level, on time, and at the lowest cost with EHS excellence.

This opportunity is on payroll.

Function information

The manager is responsible for the whole plant with a lot of direct reports to him/her. It's a US shaped culture.

The manager must be able for an open discussion and closed relationships with all departments in the matrix structure

  • Optimize manufacturing performance and productivity in the plant,
  • Improve capacity utilization, lower costs, improve quality and leverage best practices to meet the delivery needs of all customers,
  • Strive for world-class EHS performance,
  • Instill a customer focus in the manufacturing organization,
  • Collaborate with manufacturing facilities in other regions to transfer best practices



  • Degree in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Process Eng.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English spoken and written
  • Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt, SAP knowledge preferable
  • Strong leadership


  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence without direct reports
  • Strong financial skills and overall business acumen with a mindset for continuous improvement and productivity
  • Good communication and team player skills
  • Innovative and passionate about the product line
  • Responsible for a plant delivering > 30 MUSD turnover
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing and 2 years in managerial function
  • Experience and training in Production, Scheduling, Plant Processes.
  • Knowledge of Construction Products, Industry and Technology
  • Excellent vertical & horizontal communication skills
  • Proven talent for leading a multi-cultural team in a matrix organization


Nadine Verbruggen, 0473807993

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