Vacancy Operations Manager – Espergaerde


5 JAN ’22: For an organisation with outstanding scientific and technological expertise, we are looking for an Operations Manager. Helping to ensure the safety of millions of patients and healthcare practitioners around the world every year, this organisation is specialised in comprehensive sterilisation services for the medical device, pharmaceutical, food safety and advanced applications markets.

Their global network includes 48 facilities in 13 countries.


The Operations Manager will be responsible for supervision of the overall production, keep and improve the production system and employees motivated and driven to meet targets in quality, cost, efficiency and safety.

Furthermore, you will ensure maximum utilisation of equipment and resources.

Essential position duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operational performance, ensuring that company value and professionalism is well implemented
  • Recommend and implement solutions for continuous improvement
  • People Management, this includes leadership of employees and floor training activities on production execution, quality, housekeeping and GMP
  • Providing direction and support for the Shift Supervisors, routine feedback on performance issues and information pertaining to the operation
  • Safety and quality. Including enforcing quality and safety requirements and ensuring that all products run as scheduled
  • Managing and supporting the different improvement projects

This position will be for their facility in Northern Zealand in Denmark. You will report directly the General Manager.


The ideal candidate profile looks the following:

  • Relevant technical educational background or equivalent by experience
  • Experience in staff management (min. two years)
  • At least five years of experience in a production environment
  • Good knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing and Change Management
  • Fluent in English – written and orally
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to motivate others
  • Nice to have: Experience leading Supervisors and other Managers


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Amanda Vad
Associate Recruiter

+45 89 88 26 70