Job offer: Assembly Manager

Ghent  -  Assembly

We are looking for an experienced Assembly Manager to manage our assembly department, which consists of a team of about 30 assembly workers.

As Assembly Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and output of the department.  This includes overseeing the complete assembly process, ensuring that all products meet strict quality standards and that they are shipped to our customers on time and correctly.

The ideal candidate will possess experience in managing a team of assembly workers, as well as experience in quality control and production in a custom and project environment. Independent work is combined with a solution-oriented approach and initiatives to optimise workflow. In this regard, the Assembly Manager reports directly to the Managing Director.

This is just the thing for me


  • Manage the assembly of products for shipment in coordination with external suppliers, our internal sales teams and our project managers.
  • Developing and implementing plans to increase efficiency. Preparing reports on productivity, quality and other statistics. The Assembly Manager works closely with our engineering department to co-develop new production methods.
  • Monitoring stock levels to meet requested delivery deadlines at all times.
  • Implementing quality control procedures to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Providing feedback to employees and to other departments (engineering, purchasing, sales) on possible adjustments to the product and/or process.
  • Continuously training and evaluating employees and creating a working environment that encourages employee engagement and output but also fosters a positive team atmosphere. The Assembly Manager monitors compliance with company values and expected quality of work and makes adjustments where necessary.

Your profile

Your skills:

  • You fully identify with our core values: passionately committed, solution-driven, team, care.
  • Leadership
    You motivate, support and manage your team to be the best version of themselves and achieve the company objectives. In doing so, you ensure a constructive working atmosphere in which the company values are respected.
  • Professional communication
    Your communication style is clear, correct and respectful, which makes you feel capable of contact at various levels. You are able to communicate in a connecting way with all internal/external stakeholders in order to ensure positive and efficient teamwork.
  • Problem-solving ability
    You are hands-on and driven to identify problems, find solutions and implement them seamlessly.
  • Planning and organisation
    Your planning and organisational skills enable you to deal flexibly with changes and changing priorities inherent to a project environment.
  • Collaboration
    You collaborate constructively with all internal and external colleagues and ensure optimal knowledge transfer and communication between all departments involved.
  • Language skills
    In addition to a thorough knowledge of Dutch, you express yourself fluently in English.

Your experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial sciences, business administration or related field
  • 5+ years' experience in an assembly or production management role
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding production targets through excellent leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles, Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems

We offer 

  • A dynamic company in full development as part of a large group 
  • A job where autonomy, initiative and responsibility are encouraged 
  • A close and positive team atmosphere where cooperation is paramount  
  • Internal training with a focus on optimal development 
  • A progressive HR policy that pays attention to each individual, with a comprehensive development programme 
  • Various initiatives concerning well-being at work 
  • A salary in line with the market, based on education and experience 
  • Company car
  • Additional benefits
  • Work time reduction ("ADV") days in addition to the statutory public holidays  
  • Flexible working hours 


Does this position fit well with your experience and ambitions? Then apply with your CV and cover letter. In your cover letter, we would also like to hear your answers to the following questions: 

  • Which realisation(s) are you proud of? 
  • Which 5 adjectives best describe you? 
  • What has been your biggest challenge/learning point recently?



Apply now with your resumé & motivation letter

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