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Plant Production Manager

Company details

Our client is world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals.
Their company culture thrives around the belief that teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
For their Talc division, based in Ghent, our client is looking for a Plant Production Manager.

Talc products produced in Ghent are widely recognized as among the highest quality talc-based products on the market for paper, paints, plastics, rubber, ceramics, agriculture, food, pharmaceuticals and soap.

The jobholder supervises and reports on activities to improve & develop the operational performance of the talc facility in Gent.


Main responsabilities:

  • Ensure a healthy and safe working environment in compliance with all applicable legal and company requirements for plant production staff
  • Manage all production activities (including process trials) on the site in order to obtain the required quality, on time. Organize personnel to always be available to operate the plant at the required level
  • Develop and implement procedures (recipes) to ensure best practice for the production of all products
  • Optimize production process to reduce variable costs, including crude, energy & chemicals, increase productivity in Gent
  • Meet all reporting requirements & deadlines
  • Ensure production complies with the requirements of our ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standard
  • Supervise lead and control the activities of the Plant Production Supervisor and the Plant Process Workers


  • You have at least a bachelor degree in an engineering or science discipline
  • Experience in an industrial environment
  • Fluent in Dutch & preferably English
  • Knowledge of other languages are an asset
  • Strong communication & management skills, both written & face to face
  • Detailed understanding of processing equipment & utilities on site
  • Technical competence
  • Understanding of ore milling processing
  • Financial understanding of production costs
  • Organization & reporting skills
  • Good level of IT knowledge


Strong knowledge of English and preferably Dutch, other languages are an asset.


Our client offers all their employees a personal training & development program. Apart from that, you'll receive a motivating Salary and excellent benefits such as a company car, luncheon vouchers, etc.

  • Placed on:Fri 22 November 2019
  • Location: Gent

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