Plant Operations Manager

NOVA Engineering zoekt een Plant Operations Manager in Limburg


Wat ga je doen? technische job Plant Operations Manager

The Company has recently decided to implement a new plant operations model. The organization into "Focused Factories" will allow them to implement best practices easier and to manage similar processes independently by dedicated cross-functional teams. All functions such as HR, finance, engineering, maintenance, QC, Safety, production, CI and planning will be present in these teams.

  • As Plant Operations Manager you will manage and guide one of the 3 Focused Factories in the plant, in support of internal and external customer requirements.
  • You will be responsible for meeting or exceeding all Focused Factory KPI’s including safety, quality, delivery and cost. You will coordinate the development of the people, processes and capabilities within your Focused Factory.
  • You will report to the Plant Manager. You will have about 10 direct reports and between 120 and 200 indirect.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all daily activities within the Focused Factory;
  • Champion the development of all team members, mentor employee performance and establish development and improvement plans;
  • Maintain a safe work environment for all employees and visitors, while complying with all governmental regulations, ISO9001/IATF16949 standards and The company policies for EHS;
  • Create a culture of zero in the Focused Factory: zero accidents, zero defects, zero late orders and zero waste;
  • Champion of continuous improvement activities within the Focused Factory (CI, Lean and Cost Deployment);
  • Manage the financial aspects of the Focused Factory, set financial goals, review and maintain a pipeline of continuous improvement projects;
  • Plan and manage delivery requirements, inventory levels, labor productivity and asset utilization;
  • Plan and implement technological developments and investigate feasibility of new equipment and techniques for improvements in manufacturing methods;
  • Ensure quality assurance and engineering control functions are in place to ensure product reliability and conformance to customer and federal specifications;
  • Work with New Product Development to launch new programs into production.

Wat verwachten wij van jou? technische job Plant Operations Manager

  • Masters’ degree, preferably in an engineering or business discipline
  • Strong people management and change management skills
  • Strong communication skills, able to interface and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Able to manage in a dual reporting environment
  • Able to challenge the status quo and champions new initiatives
  • Must be results oriented and possess a drive for meeting deliverables and deadlines
  • Fluent in English and Dutch

Waar ga je werken?

NOVA Engineering is a partner specialized in project sourcing and recruitment & selection of technical employees and engineers.

Our client is active in the development and production of specific systems used in the Automotive Industry and is part of an international group.

Due to expansion of their team we are looking for a "Plant Operations Manager":

Wat kun je van ons verwachten? technische job Plant Operations Manager

  • A challenging and innovative work environment with pleasant atmosphere and potential for career growth.
  • A competitive salary package with fringe benefits.

Heb je vragen over deze job?

Job #:
Benoit Santermans
NOVA Engineering
Luikersteenweg 167



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