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Operations Director

Operations Director

Your challenges

  • You sign responsible for the operational ins and outs of the broadloom division with 2 plants in Belgium employing roughly 1000 colleagues. 
  • Managing the performance of the shopfloor, engineering, maintenance, quality, health and safety including full budget responsibility is a cornerstone of your work.
  • Safety is at the heart of our values and therefore you play a major role in leading by example.
  • To achieve our ambitious goals in operational excellence and NEXT, our transformation program, is your key challenge, for which a dedicated lean team is under your supervision.
  • By challenging the way of working you present ambitious business cases to overall increase the performance of our organization.
  • In close cooperation with our supply chain team you find the best approach to manage the right service levels in combination with our working capital targets.
  • You continuously work on a 1, 3 or 5 year plan with a clear view of the necessary CAPEX or replacement investments to bring the plant to a higher level and keep up with the competition.
  • You maintain a good relationship with the sister departments in order to raise the level of service and quality of the supplied raw materials or semi-finished products, in consultation with the right stakeholders (such as supply chain and quality managers from the various departments).
  • You are responsible for the permanent communication between your own production department and the rest of the organization in order to optimally represent the interests and needs of the production department(s).
  • You promote contacts with the social partners on a daily basis, within the general company guidelines to promote social peace.
  • You will coach and develop your employees to optimally use and develop their competencies, skills and know-how and to work as a well-functioning team.
  • As part of the management team you will report to the Managing Director of the division.

Your talents

  • You have a Master's degree
  • You have experience in a managerial position within a production environment and a proven track record in change management
  • You have a project-based and analytical approach paired with a challenging view on things
  • You have insights in problem analyzes and troubleshooting
  • “Lead by example” and “Can do” mentality

What we offer

  • You will be part of a performing team, in a highly challenging and international environment.
  • You get the opportunity to make a difference, have an impact on the business and grow together with the Balta Group.
  • An environment in which initiative is encouraged and rewarded.
  • You will lead and be part of challenging projects.
  • You get a very attractive remuneration package.

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