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Jordi Ernest


Manager Production Engineering - NPI

40 uur

Translate technology roadmap to a successful operational Production Engineering organization. Improve New Product Introduction (NPI) project management and deliverables. Improve setup of Product Creation Process matrix. Production Engineering defines and works out the production process. Review efficiencies and eliminate waste within the manufacturing process.

  • Lead all mechanical production engineering, encompassing capital and process development projects, providing superior technical knowledge. Responsible for providing leadership and management to a team of Production Engineers.
  • Lead the team in new product introductions; Motivate, coach and develop the team members to operational success;
  • Ensuring adequate staffing levels, managing holiday allowances, recruitment, training, development, appraisal, attendance, disciplinary issues and daily supervision to maximize efficient productivity;
  • Deliver high quality products/components to clearly defined standards.
  • Responsible for installation, maintenance and improvement of production lines, managing contractors and ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to. The role has full budgetary responsibility for the department. Implement and manage continuous improvement principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and processes. In this role you will usually manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, process improvement, machine availability through lean techniques and value engineering to enhance the capability of existing processes and remove waste;
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organization;
  • Contribute to an improved optimal NPI process within Frencken.

Bedrijf / Company

Our client is a full-service supplier with a strong reputation as a problem-solving high-tech partner for the manufacture and assembly of high-precision high-end assemblies for OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) around the world. The client is unique in its ability to provide a one-stop solution for the design, development and production of precision systems, as well as complex electromechanical assemblies and high-precision parts and components. With an established base in the Netherlands, with advanced design and development capabilities, supported by state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, the client has grown into an international network of companies in Singapore, Malaysia and China.

Thanks to specialized know-how combined with state-of-the-art production and test environments, such as high to ultra-high vacuum and ultra-clean rooms, the client has built up an excellent track record in designing and building products for specific segments. Examples are high vacuum, motion control, particle optics and accurate positioning systems. Excellent logistics, streamlined production and a global supply chain are the keys to meeting the demands of you, the customer.

Functie-eisen / Requirements

You are an experienced manager with highly developed interpersonal skills. With your experience you manage and oversee your projects and keep a helicopter view without missing important details. You are a teambuilder and able to inspire, motivate and convince people. Also you think in opportunities and have a “can do” mentality. Furthermore you have:

  • A technical Master degree; e.g. Mechanical Engineering;
  • Affinity with high-tech complex systems;
  • At least 10 years’ experience with leading teams;
  • At least 5 years of experience with technical project management;
  • Experience in translating the technical roadmap to operational plans;
  • In depth knowledge and experience of Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis; (DFMEA), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Product Creation Process (PCP) and Lean Manufacturing techniques / Six Sigma;
  • Experience of New Product Introduction, reworking design changes and upgrades through to production;
  • You are a pro-active, analytical and creative person;
  • Independent, structured and pleasant to deal with;
  • committed, goes for success, used to work hard and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent oral and written command of English and preferably Dutch.

Arbeidsvoorwaarden / Terms of employment

The client is characterized by an informal and collegial atmosphere where every individual is important. They ensure that you quickly feel at home with them. You will work within a team of colleagues who are just as passionate about purchasing as you are.

They reward that passion with a good salary, excellent employment conditions and plenty of opportunities for further development. For example, you get 25 vacation days and 13 ADV days!


  • If you are interested, send your resume and motivation letter to: jordi.ernest@trigongroup.nl, or call: +31(0)40-8200306.
  • If there is a match with your resume and the vacancy, you will be contacted for an introductory meeting.
  • In the event of a positive interview, you will be nominated as a candidate by the client.
  • This is followed by a meeting with representatives of the client.
  • After a positive interview, we will get to work to get you started full of energy!


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