Plant Manager Manufacturing

Reference Plant Manager Manufacturing: 0396

Our Client: Company Profile

Our client is part of a leading manufacturing multinational. They are looking for a Plant Manager Manufacturing.

European headquarters are located in the Antwerp / Kempen region.

Vander meiren & Pauwels Recruitment is leading this confidential search for a process minded candidate with insight into supply chain planning and sales & operations planning.

Plant Manager Manufacturing

Master’s degree required // Ideal next step for an ambitious process engineer, production engineer, manufacturing operations leader… // Understanding of production planning, S&OP, supply chain planning // Salary range max 83.500 gross + full package (bonus, car, expenses…)


  • Full responsibility of the operations / manufacturing budget and KPI’s.
  • You manage the hiring, developing and training of all operations related employees together with his/her direct reports to ensure a lean and competent workforce.
  • You manage all manufacturing activities such as production management, production planning, material procurement, product storage, handling and distribution.
  • You lead LEAN improvements projects.
  • You promote cross functional cooperation.
Skills and Qualifications

  • The Plant Manager Manufacturing has an Engineering or Supply Chain / Logistics Master Degree.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Understanding of pricing, planning, competitive analysis, sales planning, planning and inventory control.
  • At least 5 years of experience – in a technical or industrial environment – as a process engineer, production engineer, operations supervisor, production planner, production leader…
  • Entrepreneurial & result driven: setting priorities, creating a short and long term operational plan and focusing on high-quality execution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational and cross-cultural skills.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English.

  • Atractive compensation and benefits package including numerous benefits (Max 83.500 gross + meal vouchers, health insurance, pension plan, company car, bonus system, net expenses…).
  • Career opportunities, both locally and internationally.
Contact us!

If you believe you have what it takes to make things happen in this role, we would like to hear from you.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to quoting “ref 0396”. Feel free to call Wim Vander meiren (0032 (0)489 585 566) or Manu Pauwels (0032 (0)489 585 565).