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Production Manager

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Production Manager

If you are enthusiastic about driving positive change and eager to shape the future of technology in a dynamic, international environment, we invite you to join our Engineering team.

We are Prodrive Technologies

We are dedicated to creating meaningful technologies that make the world work. Through our innovative solutions, we contribute to building a future where everyone can thrive, resources are optimized, and connectivity brings people together.


About the role

Are you a strategic leader with a track record in managing large-scale production teams?

As a Production Manager in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, you will be at the forefront of overseeing four production teams and driving to success. You will collaborate closely with the Production Director to lead and organize the production team efficiently. Your role will be crucial in maintaining and improving the culture of work, planning, and overall production performance.

Key responsibilities:

- Team Leadership: Provide effective leadership to production teams, inspiring them to meet and exceed production goals.
- Production Oversight: Monitor and adjust production processes to ensure they align with quality standards and meet production targets.
- Daily Performance Management: Oversee day-to-day operations, reporting to the Production Director and Chief Operating Officer.
- Resource Management: Optimize the allocation of resources, including personnel, machines, and materials, to enhance production efficiency.
- Development of Teams: Provide training, coaching, and conduct performance reviews. Participate in the hiring process for new team members.
- Quality Assurance: Possess a deep understanding of quality control processes to enhance the quality of complex products.
- Leader in 5S and Continuous Improvement: Drive initiatives for workplace organization and continuous improvement on the production floor.


  • Thinking positively
  • Is honest
  • Delegates
  • Communicates
  • Inspires
  • Connect the team
  • Ensures a good work-life balance
  • Compliment
  • Encourages progress
  • Values employees
  • Is a mentor
  • Is fair above all else


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a managerial role within a manufacturing setting.

  • As a manager, you establish a safe working atmosphere where trust, mutual respect is fully in the working culture. That means working with people, bringing out the best and growing the team as a whole. In case of disagreements, you reach consensus.

  • You set the big picture but lean on the expertise of others. Being interested in your team and the work your team members do is therefore a must.

  • Analytical skills: Proficient in collecting, interpreting, and applying data to make informed decisions, solve problems, and optimize team performance.

  • Decision-making capability: Ability to make critical decisions confidently.

  • Excellent English communication skills.

  • Strong vision and know how to communicate it appropriately.

  • Ability to assess team strengths and optimize resource utilization.

  • Quality-consciousness: Understanding of quality processes in a manufacturing environment.

  • Project management skills: Experience in leading special projects and ensuring their successful execution.

Apply as Production Manager

The Prodrive Technologies Mindset


You don’t just go to work, you feel responsible for your project


You decide when, where and how much you want to work


You like to think about manufacturability when designing


You don’t sit and wait, you have a hands-on mentality

Have you got what it takes to become a Prodriver?

What we offer

  • Perfect environment for those eager to develop themselves and take full responsibility for a project.
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional development, along with the flexibility to explore diverse roles across various projects.
  • A young and dynamic culture which stimulates innovative thinking and taking initiatives.
  • Personal budget just for you to learn new things. Your growth is our priority.
  • Flexibility of a 24/7 work environment with provided lunch, dinner, and access to our company gym.
  • Personalized development plan to craft your future.
  • You will receive essential tools if these are necessary to perform your job (i.e. iPhone and laptop).
  • On-campus sports facilities enable you to incorporate exercise seamlessly into your work routine.
  • A performance-driven salary that grows with your accomplishments.
  • Unlock the opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur within the company.
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive Technologies.
  • Work-life balance with at least 33 vacation days per year.
  • Access a retirement plan.

Application steps

  1. Your journey with us starts with a swift review of your application by one of our recruiters.
  2. In some cases, if we see a potential fit, you will receive an exclusive link to our online aptitude test to assess if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will schedule a personal interview not only to determine if your skills match the job, but also to see if there is a spark between you and Prodrive Technologies.
  4. To complete the application journey we will send you a suitable offer and once you sign, we can welcome you to the Prodrive Technologies family.