Director Operations Europe – Home base OR Brussels


Our Client

The Paper Division operates a European wide network of mills, sales offices and logistics depots and employ 2.000 people across Europe. Our client has 10 paper mills across Europe, strategically located near raw material sources and her customers. The annual production output of our client is around 3.4 million tonnes of corrugated case materials. The majority of their products are converted into board and boxes for packaging. The remaining produce is used for specialist papers. All products are made of recycled fibres and 100% recyclable. By continually investing in the latest papermaking technologies, they can produce the highest quality recycled paper


Director Operations
The directorOperations is member of the strategic leadership team and reports to theManaging Director of the Paper Division. The DirectorOperations is responsible for the development and the implementation of the services strategy.

He/she coordinatesthe staff of the European manufacturing services to drive excellence inoperations, manages the assigned budgets through his reports, coordinatesTechnologies and Technical Projects across the paper division, coordinates Leanprograms through specialists, coordinates QHES and sustainability throughspecialists and coordinates Procurement activities through specialists. He/shewill act as a business partner in his relation towards his/her peers andpropose actions to the MD about his/her areas of responsibilities. The directoroperations will lead a team of 6 managers / specialists that are responsible for the European implementation of the above mentioned fields.


Senior manager withhigh level of experience in manufacturing, technology and CAPEX projects withinthe paper industry. 


  • Masterdegree in a technology
  • Previousexperience in Directors / Operation manager roles
  • Experience of working in a multi-nationalenvironment
  • Experience of building strong relationships
  • Experience of working in a cross functionalleadership team
  • Fluent in the English language and good knowledge Germanor French language is a


Achallenging role within a fast growing blue chip company.  Very good conditions, bonus plan and a companycar. 


If you are interested, you can apply via our website. For questions you can contact Pim van Meeuwen via +31(0)43 326 08 00. Looking forward to your application!

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