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Plant Operations Manager

Division:  Yarns

Comines, BE

Date:  Nov 18, 2022

A new challenge?

Do you have a drive and a passion for production, operations and continuous improvement ? Then apply now for this Plant Operations position in our Yarns plant in Komen (Belgium) !


Main responsibilities and key tasks


  • You are responsible for production (Extrusion, Twist and Heatset), maintenance, HSE and QC. 160 people in total are reporting directly and indirectly to you.
  • You are responsible of Manufacturing operations and coordinate all activities related to production, Quality, efficiency, cost control, inventory management. You work collaboratively with other departments on Human resources, planning, logistics, product developments and  innovation etc
  • You take swift and correct decision based on thorough and critical analysis.
  • You develop procedures, parameters and signposts that create transparency for all stakeholders.
  • You deal with problems as they arrive and solve them in a sustainable way.
  • You are in charge of proposing investments and implementing them.


Competencies and skills


  • You hold a Master degree or equivalent by experience.
  • You have a proven track record as a production or operations manager in a complex structure.
  • You are an enthusiastic and dynamic leader for your team, including dotted line and indirect reports.
  • You are an analytical mind, hands-on with a critical eye on things.
  • You are flexible, open and always looking for improvement opportunities.
  • You are good at decision taking and can bring your point-of-view across to others.




You are fluent in Dutch, French and English


Our Offer


  • We offer an attractive remuneration package with fringe benefits.
  • You get a unique opportunity to become part of a challenging and ambitious company where people are important, where we feel passionate about our products and where sustainability are at the center of our activities. 



As a global family business, we develop and co-create – in an innovative, entrepreneurial and sustainable way - flooring and material solutions to enhance the quality of living and working for every generation.

Headquartered in Belgium, B.I.G. employs over 4,900 people worldwide in 19 countries throughout Eurasia, America and Oceania and serves customers in 140 countries. In 2021, B.I.G. reported sales of €2,5 billion.  At B.I.G., we work purposefully to build a sustainable future. Our sense of entrepreneurship and our ambition enable us to continue to grow together with our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and the society in which we operate.

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