Production manager

Melior is looking for a Senior Production Manager for an international food production group, located near the North of Brussels. The group has a global footprint and is focusing on growth, operational excellence and innovation.

Do you have at least 15 years of experience within a manufacturing context? Do you have demonstrated leadership skills within a matrix organizational structure? Then please have a look at the details below.


  • Weekly planning of capacity for the different production lines
  • Responsible for full compliance to all legal regulations and international food safety standards
  • Propose and implement improvement actions
  • Introduction of new products and production techniques in collaboration with R&D and Engineering
  • Driving performance of a large group of people (shift supervisors, operators, process engineers,…)
  • Improve the knowledge, skills and competencies in your department
  • Implementation of the Operational excellence program in your department
  • Report the results on a regular basis (site meeting, business unit meeting, management team meeting)
  • Proposal of new investments and projects
  • Budget responsibility
  • Influencing of other departments (engineering, planning/supply chain, maintenance, quality, safety, HR, R&D) in order to create alignment
  • Represent the company during customer visits


  • Engineering degree
  • Minimum 10 years in a management role within a complex manufacturing environment
  • Fluent in Dutch-English or French-English
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience with managing large teams
  • Change agent, passion for continuous improvement