Job openings in the Netherlands

Operations Manager

Location: Woerden

Company: AMPCO METAL is a leading international manufacturer and integrated distributor of specialty copper alloys and engineered products.
Major industries served include chemical and petroleum, machine tool, primary metal producers, transportation, and a wide range of industrial and commercial machinery.
AMPCO METAL manufactures a wide range of alloys in a variety of grades and conditions and distributes them through its worldwide network of service centers.

Position: For its European Distribution Centre, located in Woerden, The Netherlands, we are looking for an Operations Manager. In the position of Operations Manager you are responsible for this location, the European distribution center for all the AMPCO products. You lead the team (25 FTE), inspire, determine the milestones and the budget. But above all, you have the overview, and strong focus on teambuilding and internal process improvement.
As Operations Manager you will focus on LEAN techniques, quality management and cost control to achieve business goals, also to achieve sustained growth of the company and to build strong customer satisfaction. In this role you maintain a safe working environment and promote positive team dynamics. You continuously strive for improvement and you develop employees through training and coaching.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the daily business and operations
  • Lead and develop the team
  • Improving the process using tools like 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Develop the personal skills and employability of the team members
  • Intensive communication with other AMPCO locations and staff
  • Traveling in Europe (max. 20%)
  • You are reporting to AMPCO’S VP Global Operations

Job requirements:

  • HBO education level in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Analytical level thinking or work experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years experience managing a production or operations team
  • Prior experience in the metal industry or significant academic or practical knowledge in material engineering
  • Good knowledge of material properties, ideally with nonferrous alloys
  • Working knowledge with 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Good digital and software skills in for example ERP and digitalization projects
  • You are resident of The Netherlands
  • Key Competencies:
    • Strong coach and team captain
    • Hands on practical work approach
    • Good communication skills – verbal and written.
    • Good knowledge of Dutch, English and German
    • Integer, teamwork, sincerely
    • Accurate

Job offer

AMPCO METAL offers you a dynamic and responsible management position with lots of freedom working close to the technical process.

  • Attractive salary
  • Laptop
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training opportunities
  • Working in an international company and a leading international manufacturer

To Apply: If you meet these requirements and are ready for the next step in your career, send you resume and a motivation letter.

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All information will be handled in confidentially.

Job openings in Germany

Inside Sales

Location: Geretsried, south of Munich

Company: AMPCO METAL is a leading integrated manufacturer and distributor of specialty bronzes, copper-based alloys and related products, serving a variety of sectors, including metal processing, aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, glass and plastics mold-making and a wide range of industrial engineering applications. The Company employs app. 220 people worldwide, with distribution centers and production facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and India.

Position: We are looking for an Inside Sales to handle the sales of our alloys in a defined part of Germany, to interact directly and actively with our customers or potential customers on a daily basis, ensuring and maintaining the best customer service, quality at all levels and profitability and enlarging customer portfolio.

Qualifications: You must have a good industrial sales/technical/mechanical background with possible metal distribution experience. Additional qualifications include:

  • Proven track record of industrial commercial processes and customer service
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Passion and sense of urgency
  • Prior experience working within the metal industry preferred
  • Excellent pro-active communication skills (written, verbal)
  • English language is a must and any third language would be an advantage.

Compensation: AMPCO METAL offers a competitive base compensation. In addition, we offer excellent benefits in line with the German system as well as development opportunities.

To Apply: If you meet these requirements and are ready for the next step in your career, send you resume and a motivation letter.

Click here to apply

All information will be handled in confidentially.