European Manufacturing Excellence Manager

De functie

  • You define and own the MEX strategy for Europe with the goal of achieving world class standards on all production units
  • You develop and establish European wide lifecycle of assets standards.
  • You provide leadership and mentoring to site-based teams to grow the MEX capability.
  • You coach and mentor to embed continuous improvement techniques such as 6Sigma and Stable Operations.
  • You develop and deploy a learning environment for MEX including visible KPI’s, site level improvement plans, auditing, and an annual assurance process.
  • You develop and deliver the capital project framework to ensure projects deliver the value to the business.
  • You work with the Digitization teams to exploit new technologies;
  • You champion the use of automation and robotics to improve the safety and operability of assets.

Het Profiel

  • Master level qualification (or equivalent) in Electronics/Mechanics or Process Engineering, or similar.
  • You need to have proven experience leading and influencing change in matrix organizations.
  • Strong people management experience on a similar plant environment is required.
  • As MEX is a broad subject area, you will need knowledge across a range of subjects such as Digitization, safety, and operations.
  • A high emphasis on standard setting will be essential to lead improvement teams in all aspects of plant operation.
  • Well-being, safety and sustainability are the core values and are therefore central to our operations. You understand and uphold these principles in everything you do.


  • You will end up in a stable, international company where there is a strong focus on the growth of both the company and our employees.
  • You work in a pleasant, stimulating environment with a collegial team.
  • Within this position you will have the opportunity to work independently and plan your work yourself.
  • The company is committed to their people: teamwork and support are of paramount importance to them. You always get the chance to learn.
  • You get an attractive salary package supplemented with fringe benefits.