• Production Manager Geleen
  • Borealis AG in Geleen, , Netherlands
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

About the role

Location: Netherlands - Geleen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent

Make YourNewChallenge REAL!

Do you want to be part of one of the World’s top 1% Leading Employers? Join our team in Borealis Geleen as our new Production Manager

Here’s a summary of the importance of your role:

You will hold the ultimate responsibility for the designated production process, ensuring the timely and high-quality delivery of planned production volumes in the most cost-efficient and safe manner. You will be charged with the continuous enhancement of the production unit, prioritizing operational permits, Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSE&Q) issues, and consistently meeting customer expectations. Moreover, this pivotal position involves developing and inspiring the entire organization, driving us all towards greater innovation and excellence. If you're ready to lead with vision and precision, this is the role where you can be our match.

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• Develop People: you coach and inspire team members, ensuring development plans are in place and work is effectively organized and prioritized.

• Deliver Operational Excellence achieving plant objectives and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) through continuous improvement by planning action steps, implementing lessons from incidents, monitoring progress, making necessary adjustments, communicating objectives and results to the team.

• Guarantee Operating Permit: ensuring all procedures are followed, the plant operates per permit obligations and acting as a crisis manager when needed.

• Secure Compliance to Group Policies: Ensuring adherence to group policies, ethics and values by implementing corrective actions to prevent damage to people, assets, or the environment.

• Steer Asset & Product Development and guarantee Customer satisfaction: Managing asset development projects, addressing improvement opportunities, supporting test runs, leading the customer support team and ensuring customer requirements are understood and met.

• You manage critical peer interfaces: Plant Availability (balancing costs and reliability), Planning, Product Ownership, and Asset Development. You occasionally represent the employer in consultative committees with unions, support other functions and locations. On top of that you maintain international and local networks.

About you

Are you our match?

We are looking for a new family member who has a master's degree from a recognized university, having Dutch as a mother tongue and showcasing mastery of English at a business level and proficiency in relevant IT tools. Our ideal candidate will bring 7-10 years of experience in production, with a strong understanding of the (petro)chemical, pharmaceutical or energy industry, including its suppliers and customers.

Moreover, you possess excellent people skills, including the ability to influence, coach and provide feedback, adaptability and fostering a thriving team culture, is a must. You have a powerful drive to enact change in an organizational set up. You are dedicated to feed the growth of your team members, demonstrating commitment to their development.

Effective communication, engaging dialogue, inspiring others, and providing clear direction, especially in diverse environments, are essential soft skills. You set a positive example for the team, while maintaining a drive and challenger mindset, this is crucial for innovation and growth.


Our offer

Borealis has competitive compensation and benefits which you can read more about on our Career Page.

For this role in Geleen we offer you a permanent contract in a challenging environment where your people and leadership skills will make a difference in a changing organisation.

Application Process

If you're excited about the prospect of joining our team and being a part of Making It Real, please submit your application via the “apply now” button in the job posting to apply directly.

If you have any questions, please contact Joke Tielens, [email protected]

We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.

At Borealis, we are committed to an equal recruitment process. We value diversity, and all applicants & employees are treated fairly and equally. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination based on factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression.

Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers
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