Operations Director

Location: Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant  |  Sector: Pharmaceuticals  |  Start Date: 2023-03-03  |  Job ref: 50427

A leader in the healthcare sector, focused on preventing disease to allow for people to live healthier lives. This is achieved through precision diagnosis and personalized treatment, with an aim to improve 2.5 billion lives every year by 2030.

The opportunity to lead the Operations, Engineering, Maintenance and Supply Chain activities toward world-class operational excellence. You will be a management team member of MEMS & Micro Devices, including about 65 direct and indirect reports.


  • Optimizing production processes with respect to routing, supplies, equipment capacity and human resource levels
  • Managing the cost and expenditures related to Operations in line with approved budgets
  • Preparing multi-year manufacturing operation and investment plans to lead the manufacturing organization to the highest level of operational performance
  • Contributing to the implementation and operation of effective Supply Chain and IT processes and systems for MEMS & Micro Device
  • Driving activities related to sustain and improve safety and to maintain commitment to environmental and quality regulation
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in a technical discipline relevant to the industry (physics, materials science, chemical engineering, electronics)
  • Experience as Operations Director/Manager
  • Experience within the MEMS or semiconductor industry, in operations, manufacturing and/or engineering functions
  • Knowledge of common IT and Supply Chain Management systems in the Semicon or MEMS industry
  • Experience with LEAN manufacturing
  • Knowledge of ISO standards ISO9001, ISO13485 and work according to the Quality Management System
  • Experience with change management in a manufacturing organization

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