Manager, Operations

Date: 08-Jul-2021

Location: Bladel, NB, NL

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID: 38015 

Department: Manuf. & Operations (DEPT_MFGOP) 


Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit www.doverfuelingsolutions.com. DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).


Position Summary

The Manager operations is responsible for the following departments: Goods Received, Warehousing, Production and Facility Management. As such ensuring an optimal and efficient operation of these teams in the spirit of operational excellence.



Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Director Operations DFS Netherlands
  • Lead – in a coaching way – Goods Received, Warehouse and Production teams; team of 20-25 fixed employees.
  • Ensuring that Pick-Pack-Ship and Production meet their planning and report daily results. Reassign resources where needed to balance capacity with planning.
  • Close interactions with other departments like Customer Service, Procurement, Expedition, Finance and Engineering.
  • Ensure that EHS and Quality procedures/instructions are properly followed and embrace an EHS and Quality culture
  • Organize/lead Facility Management (preventive, certifications, manage subcontractors, access to building, alarm follow-up)
  • Tracking relevant KPIs and continuously identify opportunities for improvements and value add to the customer/clients.
  • Request, select, develop and evaluate staff to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Warehouse management and cycle-counting


Profile - Knowledge

  • Direct people leadership experience of at least 3-5 years in a production environment
  • Inspiring, coaching, hands-on leader that can take guide the teams during change-processes
  • Experience in working with productivity and methodology tools (e.g. Lean, Visual Management) to increase departmental efficiency and effectiveness
  • Bachelor’s degree work/thinking-level
  • Thorough working knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics).
  • Excellent working knowledge and ability to use office software
  • Good knowledge of how Operations works and what their needs are to be able to meet and succeed our customer’s needs.  
  • English language required


Profile – Competencies

  • Superior inter-personal skills; must possess the power of influence.
  • Analytical and proactive mindset.
  • A sense of urgency and good ability to prioritize.
  • Dynamic and flexible attitude and willing to help out peers when needed.
  • Be result oriented and understand how different scenarios impact the business.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: EMEA : Netherlands : Bladel : Bladel

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