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Maintenance Manager

  • Posted: 11 Oct 2021
  • Manufacturing
  • Supply Point Zoetermeer
  • Netherlands

About the job

Are you experience in the field of Maintenance? Do you have experience within a manufacturing environment (liquid processing)? At Danone we are currently searching for a Maintenance Manager

About the Job

This role is nested within our Specialized Nutrition factory located in Zoetermeer and reports directly to the Site Director. In this factory (with over 500 Danoners) we produce specialized liquid medical nutrition contributing to the well-being of vulnerable target groups (infants, frail elderly and patients) in over 55 countries. 

Your main responsibilities

Responsible for the end-to-end organization and execution of all corrective and preventive maintenance processes for all liquid processing, filling/packing, Supply Chain equipment. Organize reporting and technical continuous improvement programs in order to upgrade the technical reliability in performance of equipment in order to improve the predictability of output and push technical performance in sustainable way. Responsible for development of future capabilities (including digital) of the team ca 50 fte in order to embed sustainable technical knowhow and right first time maintenance. High focus on people management skills and less on technical content.

From this pivotal position within Nutricia’s  Supply Point you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for maintenance yearly budget setup;
  • Responsible for corrective and preventive Maintenance for all equipment;
  • Responsible for optimal resourcing of technical Team Leaders (direct) and technical leaders technicians (indirect) on expertise, skills, attitude and behavior;
  • Aligns on all Maintenance with relevant stakeholders (e.g. production unit leaders, technicians, contractors, external technical companies, supply chain);
  • Leads maintenance activities over the site (including technical warehouse);
  • Drives technical continuous improvement programs;
  • Drives tentative and permanent standards and machine settings;
  • Responsible for LOTO compliancy program execution and evaluation on all equipment.

About you

About You

We are looking for a passionate candidate who has extensive maintenance experience. You are able to lead and develop your team, exciting of Team Leaders and Technical Leaders. You know what it needs to build and improve, but also be able to engage your stakeholders. It’s therefor important to have an extensive background in Maintenance yourself.

In addition, you fit this role perfectly because you are/have:

  • University or Bachelor degree in Engineering, Food Technology or related fields (HTS);
  • Minimum of  7 year experience in Maintenance/ operations in a FMCG, Food Pharma, Plant production environment;
  • A self-starter with strong technical knowledge, leadership and communication skills with diverse stakeholders;
  • Experience in Project management, leading a team, continuous improvement and both Mechanical and Electrical experience;
  • Experience with change and program management and budgeting;
  • People Leadership skills and experience, analytical & organizational skills, strong in stakeholder management and a helicopter view;
  • Experience in working with SAP, Infor EAM and Windows applications;
  • Dutch and English, fluent both written and verbal (must have).

About us

About Us

Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

We Offer

At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

What’s next?

Are you the Maintenance Manager we are looking for? Hit the “apply now” button now. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our career website.

Need more information? Please contact Toon Fleminks, Talent Manager Quality and Research & Innovation via Toon.fleminks@danone.com.

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.



Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

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