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production manager

your future company
Pneutec, based in Hoofddorp, is a knowledge centre, developer, builder and trading company in the field of pneumatics, vacuum technology, fluid control and damping technology. Pneutec focuses on the sale and trade of parts on the one hand and on the other hand we position ourselves as a High Tech System Supplier. We provide our customers with added value by developing and assembling complex / ultra-precise / mechatronics (sub-)systems. We are part of the Aalberts Advanced Mechatronics division within the listed company Aalberts NV. For more info check-out our website:

Pneutec employs approximately 80 people, which means that the lines of communication are short. Pneutec's management team consists of 9 people, including the production manager. You report directly to the general manager. In the position of production manager, you manage the production department and the warehouse. These departments consist of a total of 4 team leaders and approximately 40 employees on the shop floor. We work in a 2-shift operation.

your future role
Pneutec's production department faces an important and challenging task: we have grown considerably in recent years and there is still a lot of potential for the future. This means that things are changing and efficiency and quality are crucial and a prerequisite for this. Improvements that take shape through projects aimed at innovation, process improvement and automation.

You have experience with situational management and do not shy away from a challenge. You are pragmatic, hands-on with a clear vision. You also like to roll up your sleeves, are solution-oriented while at the same time keeping an overview between main and side issues.

your profile
In terms of personality you are:

  • able to get a department in motion to achieve our ambitious goals;
  • decisive but with an eye for the person behind the employee;
  • organisationally strong and a team player pur sang;
  • someone with a high degree of creativity and passion for operations, feel comfortable with our our core values;
    - be an entrepreneur;
    - take ownership;
    - go for excellence;
    - share and learn;
    - act with integrity;
  • strong in communicating and motivating, both internally and externally;
  • energetic personality and taking others with you;

In terms of experience, you recognise yourself in the following:

  • affinity with technology and understanding of process technology;
  • proven experience in the industrialisation of new products;
  • demonstrable experience in a production environment, experience with production in clean rooms is an advantage;
  • you are quality driven with proven experience in Continuous Improvement, 5S and LEAN;
  • experience in a MT role;
  • knowledge and experience with ERP systems preferably IFS;
  • knowledge and experience with MS Power BI or similar, where you also use these tools operationally;

what we offer
In addition to a pleasant, informal working atmosphere, a fun and driven team and a modern and professional workplace, we offer you:

  • the opportunity for personal development and entrepreneurship,
  • the freedom to use your passion, creativity and experience to grow the company together in a sustainable way,
  • a salary between € 5,500 and € 7,000 gross per month plus bonus depending on the experience you bring with you
  • 27 holidays plus 3 collective days off
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
40 hours per week

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Arie-Jan van Berkum
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