Lead production manager

Tielt Day

Your challenges

As department head you are responsible for the daily management of one of the production departments, both in terms of quality and efficiency. The purpose of your position is to establish a safe working environment with committed employees and controlled processes.

  • In case of problems and technical malfunctions you manage a team of technicians.
  • You ensure efficient staff planning and correct monitoring and analysis of the production data.
  • Together with your team you detect technical bottlenecks, initiate and implement improvements.
  • You work closely with your colleagues from the supporting departments such as planning and central maintenance.
  • You are responsible for the guidance and coaching of your team of operators through master guests.
  • You ensure joint commitment to compliance with safety instructions and procedures on the shop floor.
  • You report to the Plant manager.


Your talents

  • You have had a higher technical education and have at least 5 years of experience in managing a team in a production context.
  • Your understanding of business processes, together with the analysis of data allow you to propose and successfully implement further improvements and optimizations.
  • Knowledge of improvement methods such as 5S, SMED, LEAN,... is a plus as well as knowledge of safety and/or quality systems.
  • Don't let your limited knowledge of textiles put you off, we provide a thorough internal training.
  • You are communicative, decisive, analytical and you look for creative solutions to problems.
  • Your people skills allow you to enthuse your team and together realize the proposed objectives. Your leadership style is characterized by consultation and communication, initiative and responsibility, drive and enthusiasm.
  • You are fluent in Excel.


What do we offer?

  • You will start in an inclusive, multicultural environment within a growing & sustainable company. You will be part of 'the change'!
  • You will have opportunities to take initiative, to learn from experienced colleagues and to follow training courses within an international context.
  • A life outside work? Most certainly! A flexible working arrangement, with the possibility to work from home, ensures that you can realize your dreams on and off the job.
  • Did we mention that we work in a traffic-free environment? So you'll definitely be home in time for dinner (and the apĂ©ro!).
  • Besides the challenges we offer you, we also offer an attractive salary package with numerous fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, group insurance and hospitalization insurance.
  • Finally, you can enjoy 35 days of leave.
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