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Work Planner Team Lead

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About The Position

Job Title:

Work Planner Team Lead

General Description:

At Redefine Meat, we love meat. Really, really love meat.

We believe that the world deserves New-Meat™, plant-based meat, that’s not only good for the environment but is also kind to animals. Having studied animal meat’s unique components, and perfected cutting-edge technologies, Redefine Meat provides a wide range of high-quality products that are just as delicious as the meat you already know and love. New-Meat™ delivers an uncompromised and extraordinary culinary experience with its taste, texture, and aroma.

We also know that we will reach the unreachable with a great team of passionate, courageous, and curious people.

We’re as passionate about people as we are about food!

Your challenge

As a Work Planner Team Lead, you will be part of the Technical Service and report to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager. In this role, you will provide functional management to shift and maintenance technicians.

You will be responsible for efficient work preparation, deployment, and implementation planning of all maintenance work, and strive for maximum use of resources and production equipment, with the aim of achieving optimal production results.


  • Developing, implementing, securing, and continuously improving internal and external work preparation processes within safety and quality requirements.
  • Gatekeeping regarding work requests, preparing work, purchasing technical materials, and management of maintenance contracts.
  • Preparing cost calculations for work type modification and preventive maintenance.
  • Drawing up preventive implementation plans in collaboration with supply chain/planning.
  • Monitor the efficiency of the execution of planned work, report any work not carried out, and replan/improve.
  • Responsible for stock management of technical materials.
  • Enforce company regulations, policies, and agreements, and comply with absenteeism due to illness procedures.
  • Participation in on-call service for technical support

What you'll need

  • MBO (working and thinking level) Technical education in Mechanical Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering or obtained through at least 5 years of experience.
  • Extensive experience with work preparation and planning at production units.
  • Experience with maintenance programs.
  • Experience in food production is an advantage.
  • Strong communication skills at every level within the organization.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • Knowledge of BRC, HACCP, IFS, and Arbo.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement TPM, Lean.
  • Affinity with the world of “New Meat”

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