Engineering Manager (Projects) (English)


Competitive package Vast / Food
Standplaats: Bodegraven
Provincie: Zuid-Holland
Eind Datum: 25-04-2024
Bedrijf: Food Producer
Salaris Indicatie: Competitive package
Dienstverband: Vast
Industrie: Food
Functie: Technical Director, Technical Manager

1. Purpose of the Position

AFF Recruitment & Executive Search is seeking an experienced Project Manager Engineering for a leading food manufacturer. This role is central to leading and inspiring a team of 5 Senior Project Managers, focused on successfully executing complex projects within the production environment. As a technical expert, you will be the driving force behind the realization of technical challenges, improvements, and future investments. Bringing a strategic vision in engineering, with a keen focus on optimizing processes and implementing innovative solutions to increase production efficiency and capacity. 

Your leadership qualities will enable you to mentor and act as a sounding board for your team, fostering their development and collaborating to achieve project objectives.


2. Key Results

  • Leading and developing the team of Senior Project Managers;
  • Overseeing and coordinating all engineering projects, from concept to completion;
  • Identifying and resolving technical challenges in the factory, with a focus on sustainability and innovation;
  • Communicating across various levels of the organization, including internationally;
  • Developing and implementing a long-term vision for factory improvements and investments;
  • Collaborating with diverse departments to ensure alignment and synergy in project execution;
  • Ensuring compliance with safety standards and quality requirements within all projects.

3. Knowledge Requirements and Competency Profile

  • Minimum university-level education in a technical field;
  • 10+ years of experience in a similar role within food production or a related technical industry;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading technical teams and project management;
  • Strong experience in (international) stakeholder management;
  • Extensive knowledge of modern engineering principles and practices, particularly in the food industry;
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, in Dutch and English;
  • Proactive attitude, with strong analytical skills and a solution-oriented mindset.

4. Selection Procedure

  • Review of CV and cover letter;
  • Intake with AFF Recruitment & Executive Search;
  • 2 interviews with the management team;
  • Assessment;
  • Salary negotiation.

Are you intrigued by this challenging role and ready to make a significant impact within a leading food manufacturer? Then submit your most recent CV and a convincing cover letter via the "Apply Now" button or email for more information to

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