Production Manager


Wevelgem, BE, 8560

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

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Wie zijn wij?


Perrigo Wevelgem, part of the global Perrigo Group, and operates in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and cosmetics industry. 
The site is located in Wevelgem and employs 140 people in the production of mainly pharmaceutical and cosmetic products in liquid and semi-solid forms (such as creams, ointments, syrups, shampoos, lotions, and liquid soaps).


Perrigo is looking for a Production Manager to oversee the operational activities at the production site. 
The Production Manager is responsible for coordinating all activities within the production, filling, and packaging departments.

Wie zoeken wij?

Job Purpose: Supervises activities of unit supervisors within a single production or service department on multiple shifts to ensure the effective, timely manufacture of quality products.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinates more complex production operations within a single department that uses common production equipment, methods, and standards over multiple shifts. • Directs unit supervisors in establishing and maintaining production schedules within established procedures and budgets. • Monitors established performance indicators, including variance reports, production reports, quality reports, and injury reports. • Ensures compliance with safety rules and regulations to minimize industrial injuries and meet regulatory requirements. • Guides unit supervisors on compliance with organization policies, and adherence to quality control standards. • Coordinates activities of five to eight unit supervisors representing a number of separate manufacturing departments or areas with up to 200 employees. (Capital intensive operations may have less staff members.)

Years of Experience: Typically a minimum of 6 years in the field and 2 years supervisory experience. University Degree or equivalent required

De functie


  • You are the ultimate responsible party for the smooth execution of all production activities and processes, ensuring that operational objectives are met.
  • You translate customer requests into an optimal production plan, aligning with priorities and agreed-upon deadlines. This involves continuous coordination with the supply chain & logistics and quality departments.
  • You oversee the day-to-day organization of production activities within the bulk production, filling, and packaging departments to achieve planned volumes, in line with set deadlines and quality standards. Working with planning & production officers, you determine priorities and necessary resources to meet these goals.
  • You lead and coach the team of supervisors (working in three shifts) in their leadership responsibilities, supporting their personal development through training and education.
  • You analyze and determine production flows for optimal capacity planning, focusing on line efficiency and process optimization. Together with the site management team, you aim for continuous improvement and optimization of all production and logistics processes.
  • You contribute to strategic thinking at a long-term level, with a focus on future site growth and innovation. Together with the Engineering Manager, you determine future developments in technology and advanced automation.
  • You are responsible for the budget and cost management of the bulk production, filling & packaging, and production support departments.
  • Alongside the EHS Manager, you are responsible for creating a quality-conscious work environment and ensuring compliance with safety, hygiene, and ecological procedures.
  • You ensure consistent application of GMP rules and SOPs and monitor CAPAs diligently. Based on periodic data analysis, you formulate initiatives to continuously optimize quality.
  • You report to the Site Director and play an active role within the site management team.

Wie zoeken wij?


  • Ideally you will hold a degree however this is not essential as experience in a similar role is the key priority for us
  • A GMP-regulated environment is familiar to you.
  • You have at least 4 years of experience in a leadership role and possess a natural ability to inspire teams and elevate employees.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and create an open, collaborative culture to achieve results as a team.
  • You excel in problem-solving and process-oriented thinking with pragmatism, maintaining a positive critical eye for innovation.
  • You prioritize quality, accuracy, and operational efficiency.
  • You can communicate fluently in Dutch and English. Knowledge of French is a plus.

What's in it for you?

Wij geloven dat een sterke onderneming het resultaat is van sterke medewerkers!  We verwelkomen dan ook graag collega’s die ons blijven uitdagen om vernieuwend te blijven in het consumer self-care segment.  Dit bieden wij onze collega’s graag aan: 

  • een motiverende en ondersteunende werkomgeving;
  • een werkplek waar je inzet en bijdrage oprecht gewaardeerd worden;
  • reële ontwikkelings- & doorgroeimogelijkheden;
  • glijtijdsysteem waarbij we werken in een 40-uren week met bijgevolg 12 ADV dagen op jaarbasis;
  • aantrekkelijk verloningspakket .

We zijn er trots op een werkgever te zijn die gelijke kansen biedt en vieren de verschillen van onze werknemers, ongeacht ras, kleur, religie, geslacht, seksuele geaardheid, geslachtsidentiteit, nationale afkomst, leeftijd, handicap of veteranenstatus. 

Anders maakt ons beter!

External applicants please note:  To apply to this position please click the APPLY button at the bottom of the application.  (The SAVE button will only save your profile information but not submit an application for this open position.)  Thank you.


We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better. #DIV