Technical Manager

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Hoek van Holland, Zuid-Holland
Vast contract
Uren per week:
40 - 40 uur
Aantal jaren werkervaring:
5-10 jaar

Located in the Netherlands but with an international scope


In this position you are responsible for the overall maintenance of production equipment and peripherals for the Preforma locations worldwide, with focus on technical development, planning and execution. You lead a team in the Netherlands (being 1 project manager and 3 maintenance mechanics) and supervise projects designed to improve safety and environmental, cost and product development. If necessary you take steps to adjust or correct in order to meet the targets. Maximal machine performance, the highest service level and a skilled and motivated team are your most important objectives. In this position you are in close contact with contractors, suppliers and the plant managers in the other countries. You report directly to the Manager Center of Excellence who is located in Spain.


Jiffy is looking for a technical manager with supervising maintenance experience in a production/industrial environment. You are a people manager who is focused on results and you combine longer term strategy with a hands-on mentality. You have excellent communication skills and demonstrate strong leadership. Your profile:

  • Bachelor Mechanical (or working- and thinking level gained by experience).
  • Experience in a similar position, managing or supervising technical departments.
  • Initiated and participated in (technical) projects.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of (maintenance) software for example Solid Edge.
  • Good level of English and preferably Dutch.
  • Readiness to travel incidentally, 1-2 times annually.
  • An inspiring and vigorous personality.


Jiffy offers
You will be working for one of the most innovative and leading international horticultural companies in the world. A position in a growing organization, where you can make a difference. A job based in the Netherlands but with international responsibilities. Jiffy offers an attractive remuneration package.

See also


Jiffy is one of the leading suppliers of growing media, media containers and other supporting products to professional horticultural businesses worldwide. Products are sold globally, manufacturing and raw material harvesting activities take place at many locations around the world. One of her activities is producing the Preforma bonded plugs in the Netherlands, USA, Spain & Japan. The Dutch Preforma production site is the largest in terms of size and capacity of the four Preforma locations. The Preforma technical center is situated in Hoek van Holland (NL), from there the other international locations are supported in the development/maintenance of production machines and equipment. To optimize the Preforma system worldwide Jiffy is looking for a Technical Manager.


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