Plant Manager Manufacturing

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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 region.

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

Plant Manager Manufacturing

Process minded operations leader with excellent people management skills and a proven record in project and change management // Good understanding required of production planning, S&OP and supply chain planning


  • 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 lead all manufacturing activities such as production, planning, procurement, product storage, handling and distribution and maintenance.
  • Your direct reports include the Production Manager, the Logistics Manager, the HSE Manager and the Maintenance Manager.
  • You lead business improvement and transformation projects.
  • You promote cross functional cooperation.
  • You report to the VP Operations EMEA.
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.
  • 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.
  • 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).