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Operations Manager – English

By December 9, 2021 No Comments


Supply Chain
English (Fluent)
€ 5400 Monthly
Start date:
1 year with view to extension
Silviya Hristova
+31 (0)70 311 7822
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Our client is a growing company that specialises in ultra low-temperature storage. Their products are used by leading corporations and organisations in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, agriculture and life science industries.

Currently, they are looking for an Operations Manager to join the team in Schiphol-Rijk. The successful candidate will direct and manage our client’s business activities in the Netherlands and will develop and implement effective business strategies and programs. 

An entrepreneurial spirit and vision are required in providing leadership to business functions while maintaining relationships with customers, generating new business, increasing staff productivity, improving service, and meeting business and company objectives. 

Job Profile for Operations Manager
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Lead Operations staff, supply chain, and logistics in executing day to day responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Quality Director to imbed quality processes into operations
  • Get continuous improvement to achieve storage service standards and cost parameters while creating a safe and productive work environment
  • Lead long-range plant expansion, conversion, and equipment planning
  • Drive and enable high-impact recommendations of team members
  • Direct and initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process, and the quality system
  • Represent the organisation in the community and promote the organisation’s goodwill and interests in community activities
  • Enable and provide site leadership for a focused safety program
  • Address Quality Management System (QMS) requirements for Corrective and Preventive actions

Candidate Profile for Operations Manager

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5-7 years of progressive operational leadership roles that provided growth opportunities for operational personnel while optimising efficiency
  • Experience working with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and within the warehouse storage industry is required
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve schedule, cost, quality, and delivery goals that maximise value for customers and deliver extraordinary business results
  • Able to maintain and follow a budget
  • Know how to lead, manage, and coach team members
  • Able to conduct work in a collaborative fashion
  • Demonstrated ability to implement continuous improvement programs and processes to achieve stretch operational goals
  • Ready to be on call nights and weekends, and manage on-call staffing as needed

What Our Client Offers

  • 25 paid vacation days
  • Pension plan: Both parties pay 4% in contribution 
  • Discretionary bonus – up to 10 % based on company and individual performance
  • Commuting expenses reimbursed 
  • Excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-growing company
  • Opportunity to learn more about the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry 
  • International work environment

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