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Operations Manager

Job Ref:
OCT - 882657
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Job Description

Are you an experienced Operations Manager with a "take-charge" attitude? Are you looking for an opportunity that will allow you to build something fresh from the ground up? If so, this could be a terrific opportunity for you! Our client, an international horticultural specialist is looking for a Senior Operations Professional to join their team in The Netherlands! If you think you have what it takes and are up for the challenge, read on for more details!

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage the process for timely and accurate financial reports and analysis for assigned operations of responsibility;
  • Complete financial analysis on new and existing business, new products and other cost issues (capital etc.);
  • Plan, manage and direct administration of local employee benefit programs;
  • Prepare and submit government mandated reports;
  • Perform employee evaluations and assessments for continuous performance improvement;
  • Develop and implement measures to improve production methods, quality of products, and customer deliveries through KPI's;
  • Promote changes in process - automation, equipment and facilities which result in the creation of increased value to the customer, greater productivity, or lower costs;
  • Lead the lean manufacturing initiative responsible operations;
  • Works with the manufacturing/sales/marketing team/ RD team to set quality standards;
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are met or exceeded and ensure all necessary regulatory reports are completed in a timely manner;
  • Manage and control all purchasing for effective cost control;
  • Establish, maintain, and improve the quality management system;
  • Manage a preventive maintenance program to ensure OEE.


  • Bachelor degree or higher;
  • Computer skills with an ERP system preferred;
  • 7 - 10 years of manufacturing experience;
  • Certified Six Sigma green or black belt preferred;
  • Excellent command of both Dutch and English, written and verbal.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let's get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

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Operations Manager, horticultural, financial reports, analysis, benefit programs, performance improvement, manufacturing operations, cost control

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