Site Manager

Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland  |  Sector: Food & Beverage  |  Start Date: 2023-04-17  |  Job ref: 50769


Our client is a global company specializing in nutrition, health, and sustainable living. A Dutch owned company with focus on sustainability and innovation, making them the leaders in their market. Their products span a wide range of industries for food and beverages to pharmaceutics, with an overall goal to address global challenges such as food security  and climate change.


  • Lead all the aspects of the manufacturing facility for DSM Animal Nutritional & Health premix plant
  • The responsibilities include managing safety, health, environmental programs, quality & food safety programs, and capital projects and facilities
  • The job also involves meeting production, volume, efficiency, cost targets, and employee development and performance management while leading a team of 75-80 people and acting as the DSM representative for the plant towards authorities


  • Assess and mitigate operational and safety risks while meeting business objectives
  • Create and implement a manufacturing plan to ensure product delivery as planned and to specifications
  • Manage relationships with government organizations, maintain business continuity, and improve business contributions through efficient site organization
  • Prioritize and promote safety by developing a safety culture and adhering to safety protocols, including training and following Life Saving Rules
  • Encourage reporting of incidents and near misses to support ongoing improvement of safety practices


  • +8 years of management experience in a food/animal nutrition plant
  • A degree in Engineering, Science, or an MBA
  • Strong skills in customer focus and continuous improvement techniques
  • Strong leadership skills, coaching skills, and leads by example
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is a must

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