Lead production manager

Tielt Day

Your challenges
As department head you are responsible for the daily management of one of our production lines. The goal of your job is to create a safe working environment with committed employees and controlled processes.

  • Your challenge is to lead and optimize one of the production lines, both in terms of quality and quantity.
  • In case of problems and technical defects you analyze the problem and do the necessary troubleshooting.
  • You take care of an efficient staff planning and correct follow-up 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 engineering.
  • 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. Experience with the ERP package SAP is an added advantage.


What do we offer?

  • An open and positive work culture where exchange and a great team spirit come first
  • The opportunity to work for an international company with a local feel
  • The opportunity to grow and develop through challenging projects and inspiring colleagues
  • An attractive salary package, an iPhone, hospitalization insurance, meal vouchers and a company car
  • A flexible way of working, an environment that cares about your work-life balance
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