Operations Manager Workshop


MAN Energy Solutions enables its customers to realize sustainable projects in the transition to a CO2-neutral future. Addressing tomorrow's challenges within the marine, energy and industrial sectors, we are improving efficiency and performance on a systematic level. Leading the way in advanced engineering for over 250 years, we offer a unique portfolio of technologies. Headquartered in Germany, it employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 120 locations worldwide. Our after-sales brand, MAN PrimeServ, offers an extensive network of service centers for our customers worldwide. We are currently looking for an Operations Manager Workshop for our workshop department in Schiedam.

What does this mean?
Responsible for the operations department workshop; meaning responsible for departments sales budget, customer relations, supplier relations, office sales- and operational team as well as workshop engineers and its staff, warehouse staff, buildings, equipment and member of the management team.

The work activities:

  • Develop and implement policies related to the workshops.
  • Prepare the budget for the workshop and monitor budgets adopted by the managing director.
  • Develop the workshop (such as policy, investment (within mandate) in machinery/production equipment and personnel expansions).
  • Stay abreast of market developments in the field of engines and compressors produced by and produced for MAN Energy Solutions and other players in the market.
  • Maintain a network of existing customers and expand as much as possible.
  • Set tariffs to be applied for work to be done, prepare the offers or request the workshop administration to prepare the offer for clients.
  • Plan and coordinate the work (often ad hoc) - in consultation with the Foreman WRS, Foreman FRS and  workshop administration – and hire temporary staff or outsource work as necessary. 
  • Monitor planning and intervene when necessary.
  • Responsible the procurement of parts needed for work to be done.
  • Develop and roll out of business/growth plan. 
  • Stimulate, motivate, instruct and provide assistance for employees.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, education and qualifications of employees in consultation with Human Resources Manager.  
  • Monitor health and safety, environmental, quality and safety compliance in consulation with Prevention Advisor

Who are you:

  • Understand and gain knowledge about MAN equipment, MAN infrastructure, customers and applicable processes.
  • Graduate from Senior High School or graduate from apprentice training or diploma in engineering.
  • Very good knowledge of engines and compressors.
  • Experience of working in a global organization organized in a matrix structure.
  • Strategic mindset with proven track record of implemented innovations in service business.
  • Excellent communicator with strong track record of service and management activities. 
  • Fluent in spoken and written Dutch and English.
  • Ability to interact on all organizational levels with many different stakeholders.

We offer: 
An exciting position within a dynamic company where every good initiative gets full attention. You work in a healthy and strongly internationally oriented organization. This position is a full-time position (there are no part-time opportunities available).

This is important to us:  
We strongly support diversity and equal opportunity and therefore look forward to receiving a wide range of online applications through 

Your first contact is the HR Department at +31 10 272 45 36 or by email 

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