20 April 2021

REIN4CED| Production Manager

REIN4CED produces impact-resistant and lightweight bicycle frames for bicycle brands that want to offer their cyclists maximum performance with improved safety and durability.

Carbon fiber composites, known from Formula 1 and sports bicycles, are light and strong but can cause sudden, brittle and dramatic fracture behavior. As a solution, REIN4CED has developed and patented a new composite material and a new fully automated production process. In this way, REIN4CED wants to create impact-resistant and lightweight bicycle frames that offer riders maximum safety and durability. The focus is initially on the bicycle market, followed by the car industry and the aviation industry.


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What can you expect?

To strengthen our fast-growing team, REIN4CED is looking for a Production Manager to lead the production plant. You translate the strategy into a concrete objectives and action plans regarding production output, quality, planning, investments, improvement projects, people, ... You monitor the implementation in order to ensure efficient and effective operation of production.


  • You develop a high-performing production organization in order to achieve optimal results in a cost-efficient and high-quality method.

  • In parallel, you lead the production engineering team in order to scale up to production processes.

  • You translate the operational needs into a concrete plan in order to ensure a timely, qualitative and correct delivery of results.

  • You manage the operating resources and the operating budget within the plant in order to obtain an optimal allocation of the operating resources within the general budgetary vision.

  • You supervise compliance with the implemented policy in the plant in order to guarantee a safe, correct and high-quality plant.

  • You coach and develop employees in order to optimally use and develop the competencies, skills and know-how and to work as a well-functioning department.

  • You supervise the production planning, in order to optimally align production capacity with internal R&D planning and customer demand. Under your supervision, supply and demand are estimated in order to optimally align production planning with business and customer needs.

  • You bring the production schedules in line with the requested production capacity, the available resources, the stocks and the predetermined delivery times.

  • Based on the data and information from the production planning manager, you make decisions in order to better analyze production processes.

  • You supervise the production planning manager in the daily activities and assist on the factory floor in solving operational issues which may occur, in order to reach the objectives as set forward.

  • Your razor-sharp focus keeps the team on track and helps them to set priorities and say no if needed.

  • You supervise and follow up the activities in the production plant. You identify problems and come up with an appropriate solution in order to guarantee the correct functioning of the production plant.

What do we expect from you?

  • You have at least 15 years’ work experience in a production environment in a similar role. You have experience in setting-up a production plant in a scale-up environment.

  • Your helicopter view allows you to facilitate the decision-making process. Your strong analytical, problem-solving skills and decision-making skills allow you to take quick and multiple decisions throughout the day.

  • You have exceptional planning and organizational skills.

  • You operate well under stress, even faced with tight timelines for ambitious deliverable and you are able to handle uncertainty well and are able to simplify complexity.

  • A good dose of enthusiasm and passion for composite materials, technology and innovation gives you already an edge. Work experience with composite materials is a plus.

  • You are a proactive and entrepreneurial person, and you take ownership of your tasks. You are driven towards successful completion of your assignments.

  • You have a quality and safety mindset.

  • You are a clear communicator, and you are able to bring the business goals to all levels of the company and thus create a motivated, collaborative team.

  • You are willing to support the introduction of shifts (early shift 6-14h and late shift 14-22h) which means you will occasionally be present in the shifts.

  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken.

Wanted experience

More than ten years of experience

What do we offer?

Starting at REIN4CED offers you the opportunity to participate in an innovative and ambitious project. You are part of a young, dynamic and driven team. Our progressive and informal working environment offers you the opportunity to take initiatives and show responsibilities. There are no fixed ideas in our company, and you will have the opportunity to help shape the culture and growth of REIN4CED.

Your enthusiasm and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, plus a decent package of benefits and lots of nice extras that we like to spoil our staff with.

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