Plant Manager


Kapelle-op-den-Bos, BE

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.

At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead? 


We are seeking a highly skilled individual to join our team as a Plant Manager in Belgium. Reporting directly to the Head of Manufacturing, you will play a crucial role in overseeing a large and complex plant platform ensuring operational safety, driving positive change initiatives while optimising efficiencies.


What you’ll do:

  • Lead a plant platform, focusing on continuous improvement and fostering a culture of excellence

  • Champion rigorous Health & Safety standards ensuring the plant complies with the group safety policies

  • Manage and develop the plan teams through inspiring leadership enhancing employee engagement and elevating team performance

  • Drive a culture of operational excellence and implement continuous improvement initiatives to improve processes

  • Manage diverse plant activities through subordinate department managers, including manufacturing, maintenance, quality, environmental, and logistics

  • Oversee local manufacturing and engineering projects


What you’ll bring:

The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, display excellent safety behaviors and a deep technical and process understanding of manufacturing that focuses on the quality of products.

  • Master’s degree in engineering

  • Significant experience in Operations/Manufacturing process environment

  • Strong background in driving change and continuous improvement

  • Extensive People management experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Effective communication skills and  commitment to fostering a culture of employee engagement

  • Fluency in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing

  • Excellent understanding of SAP manufacturing modules and other manufacturing digital solution tools and applications (Power BI, Power Apps, etc.)


Why join us?

  • We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023!

  • Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.

  • Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions

  • We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination