Production Manager (m/w/d)

Company description

PB Leiner is part of Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB), a global industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, machinery, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy, and industrial solutions for water management. At the heart of the strategy of Tessenderlo Group lies the conviction that “Every Molecule Counts”: in everything we do, we seek to further valorize our products and our processes, and to add value. For more information about Tessenderlo Group, please visit

Job description

PB Leiner

You will be responsible for the operational management of the production departments – about 43 colleagues full continuous.

You drive for outstanding results in Product Quality, including Safety, Environmental compliance, and Employee Engagement:

  • Responsibility for the optimization of operational and technical functions in terms of quality parameters, delivery capability, GMP requirements, costs, Safety, output and productivity
  • Supervises and steers production scheduling to accomplish the S&OP planning
  • Collaborates closely and effectively with the Plant Director to optimize plant results
  • Efficient use of personnel and machine capacities as well as long-term and strategic development of the site
  • Develops a high performance, engaged team through education, training, coaching, and teamwork
  • Drives and support the development of a safe working environment and environmental activities through committees, audits, procedures, and training
  • Fosters a culture and mindset of customer centricity, continuous improvement, empowerment, entrepreneurial and teamwork
  • Highlight opportunities for quality and cost savings
  • Participation in (international) projects
  • Compliance with and monitoring of safety, quality and hygiene regulations (ISO, GMP, Food Defense, Food Fraud, Change- Management)



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Solid experience in Production Management is required, preferably in a mature production organization (food, pharma, chemical, Automotive etc) with solid and proven processes
  • You have a good understanding of Chemistry and can trouble shoot on the shop floor if necessary
  • Outstanding people manager who motivates and inspires teams – leading people through change processes. You are an inspiring leader who takes care of their team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build confidence and trust amongst teammates, peers, subordinates, superiors, unions
  • German mother tongue and business fluency in English
  • You like to initiate change processes, have very good conceptual skills and can inspire others for your ideas
  • Knowledge in Quality Systems ISO 9001, HACCP, ISO 22000 & ISO 50001 GMP standards, Food fraud and Food defense




Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
PB Leiner
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