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Area Production Manager STV

Join the Magic


Our Mission

At Puratos, we create innovative food solutions for the health and well-being of people everywhere. As the global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients, we help our customers to be successful with their business, by turning technologies and experiences from food cultures around the world into new opportunities.


We are more than 10.000 employees in over 70 countries and a consolidated turnover of 2.8 billion euros (in 2022). Our passion for innovation, a pioneering spirit and the unique Puratos culture drive our solid growth and vision for the future This, along with our commitment to our local communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


To strengthen our team in Sankt Vith, we are looking for a:



Area Production Manager


Your Mission

We are currently looking for an Area Production Manager to lead and oversee our manufacturing operations. You will have the opportunity to manage all safety, quality, cost management, planning and continuous improvement initiatives, while playing a crucial role in ensuring seamless interaction with various departments such as maintenance, warehouse, quality, research and development, and business units. As Production Manager, you will not only support the Head of Production, but you will also be a key driver of change, leading the implementation of improvement strategies.


What you will do

  • You will implement cost-effective strategies to optimise production processes.
  • You will lead and develop a high-performance production team and provide guidance, coaching and support to team members.
  • You will work effectively with cross-functional departments to achieve common goals.
  • You will maintain close working relationships with maintenance, warehouse, quality, research and development and the business units.
  • You will implement a culture of continuous improvement throughout the department.
  • You will lead continuous improvement initiatives and drive positive change.
  • You will supervise and manage projects relating to production processes and improvements.
  • You will ensure strict compliance with safety protocols and quality standards.



Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Master's degree
  • You have proven experience in a production environment
  • You are fluent in English and French.
  • You are comfortable using Microsoft Excel (.xls), PowerPoint (.ppt) and ERP systems.
  • You are able to lead and inspire teams to achieve common goals.
  • You have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You are flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • You have an analytical mind and data-driven decision-making skills.
  • You are able to make decisive and informed decisions.


Why would you join Puratos?

You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative.


We at Puratos cultivate an inclusive global workplace, that fully embraces diversity and equal opportunities for all. We strive to reflect the richness of our customers, communities and society, accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver on our commitments.


You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are key. You will actively participate in the development of innovative products.


You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Group, dental and hospitalization insurance fully paid by Puratos
  • 13th and bonus
  • Company car
  • Minimum 5 training days per year
  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work


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Who are we?
Puratos is a growing, international, Belgian family business with a team of more than 10.000 employees worldwide. Since 1919, we have been developing, producing and distributing innovative ingredients for the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors and helping our customers to be successful. We are committed to the health and well-being of people and protecting the planet.


Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?


Choose Puratos, a Top Employer in Belgium!


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