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Operational Excellence & MPS Lead


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Operational Excellence & MPS Lead


MPS | Global scope | Complex challenges | Improvement Projects

Our job

As our Operational Excellence & MPS Lead you will be in charge of leading the change to optimize the business processes, ensuring effective and value added workflows. You conduct research and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of our operations, finding opportunities for improvement. You will develop and execute improvement projects, setting goals and objectives, facilitating the transformation and leading the implementation of the 4DX method in the organization helping teams to execute improvements. Besides leading the operational excellence transformation you are in the lead of the MPS (Master Production Schedule) process and responsible of managing the logistical agreements of the total value chain. Although each business owner (Procurement, Machining, Assembly, NPI Projects) is responsible for its performance and realization of the MPS, you as an MPS lead will have the overall view and responsibility that the value chain is connected and agreements are aligned between the business owners. You being part of the Operations Organization will act as the counterpart of the S&OP lead within sales, ensuring an overall MPS in line with the agreed customer demand.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead the regional strategy to standardize policies and procedures to reflect new working methods as for example Lean, in close cooperation with our sites in Asia and US.
  • Manage the Master Production Scheduling process on capacity, machining and materials, together with the responsible departments.
  • Manage and optimize the sales & operations process and the Master Production Scheduling processes in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop standards for internal and customer facing metrics.
  • Design and implement production metrics and management reports
  • In this role you will usually manage multiple projects at the same time.

Your profile

You are an experienced Manager Operational Excellence with highly developed interpersonal skills. With your experience you are a teambuilder and able to inspire, motivate and convince people. Furthermore you have:

  • Master degree in Supply Chain Management, (Industrial) Engineering, Quality management, Program / project management or Business Administration.
  • About 10 years of experience in a comparable industry and role.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and networking skills.
  • Excellent ability to manage change with the ability to overcome resistance and persist in achieving the mission.
  • Conceptual thinker with strong analytical skills
  • Enthusiastic, motivates and empowers colleagues
  • Excellent oral and written command of English and Dutch.

Who are we?

Frencken Mechatronics is an integrated technology solution provider. We develop, manufacture and sustain key mechatronic systems, modules and components for customers in high tech equipment manufacturing markets.

Competences and technologies

Among a vast range of competencies and technological capabilities, we are highly skilled in precision engineering, accurate positioning and motion control, systems for use in high vacuum, value engineering, complex high-level assembly and test, electric motors and particle optics.

Our experienced engineers and world class manufacturing capabilities, including ultra-high precision machining, complex high-level assembly, compliance to the highest cleanliness standards, cleanrooms and test and qualification expertise, enable us to deliver a wide range of high precision products and mechatronic solutions in line with the highest industry standards.

Value proposition

We take pride in creating innovative sustainable solutions with our customers. We enable our customers to focus and excel in their core business, provide total product life cycle management and access to our global centers of excellence to accommodate a global market approach. In everything we do, we focus on delivering the highest value to our customers.


We serve leading OEMs worldwide in some of the most demanding high tech equipment markets, such as semiconductor, medical and analytical instrumentation.

Global Presence, Local Expertise

Frencken Mechatronics is part of Frencken Group Ltd. and operates globally with operating sites in Europe, North America and Asia.

What do we offer

At Frencken Mechatronics Europe we all share the passion for innovation. The atmosphere is informal and we have short communication lines. We reward your efforts with a good salary, bonus payment, great employment conditions and development opportunities.

For more information, please contact our corporate recruiter Stephan Sonnemans, +31 655 183 097.

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