Production Manager


Desotec's mission is to protect our planet. We provide end-to-end purification solutions for pollution in air, water and other gases and liquids. We do this by supplying mobile activated carbon filters to our B2B customers all over Europe. We recycle our own saturated filters by taking back the spent activated carbon for reactivation, making our filter solutions circular.


Do you like to run things in a production context? Do you like a challenge with many responsibilities? Would you like to fight with us for a clean future? Then our vacancy of Production Manager might be something for you!


As Production Manager you are responsible for the production of a Desotec site:  

  • You take charge of the production site, keep the overview and adjust where necessary
  • You develop and monitor the planning, timing and budget of the production
  • If necessary, you coordinate with other sites to guarantee the continuity of activities
  • You report directly to the plant manager of the site
  • You manage a team of approximately 15 operators and ensure the necessary monitoring, coaching and adjustment
  • You are responsible for the budgeted output and keep track of agreed returns, delivery times, qualities and costs
  • You strive to achieve the predefined KPIs both operationally and financially
  • You work on continuous improvement of existing methods, systems and procedures to ensure efficient and safe processes

Does our position of Production Manager appeal to you? Do you like a challenge with lots of responsibilities? Then see if you recognise yourself in the profile below!



  • You have a degree in industrial engineering (preferably chemistry)
  • You have at least 5 to 10 years of experience in a managerial position within a production context 
  • You have a helicopter view and can quickly respond to problems or challenges 
  • You integrate structure and clarity into daily operations 
  • You are a real people manager and are able to lead, manage and coach a team 
  • You have the courage to question and analyse things with a critical view in order to optimise them
  • You can communicate and implement changes in a fluent and open manner 
  • You are resilient & resistant to stress 
  • You are flexible and offer support when and where needed  
  • You are eager to learn and will not shy away from a single challenge 
  • Dutch & English are required. French is a plus
  • The fight for a better environment drives you

Our offer:

  • A position with a lot of responsibility and room to work independently within a growing and financially strong company

  • You can enjoy yourself within a dynamic, ambitious and innovative production context with a hands-on mentality

  • An extensive training programme will allow you to settle in optimally and you will be given continuous opportunities for further development and growth right from the start

  • A competitive and motivating salary package

Do you have any questions about this vacancy? Feel free to contact us at +32 (0)51 246 057 or mail to 

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