Team Leader Production

  • Operations
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Team Leader Production

Job description

Do you get thrilled by managing production related activities? Do you have a background in an operational leadership role in a (high) tech environment? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as Team Leader Production at Xsens

As our Team Leader Production you are responsible for efficiently coordinating all production related activities. Your main goal is to produce and ship our products according to the correct specifications and quantities, in a timely manner.

You will focus on planning and coordinating all production related tasks, with due regard to the available means and resources. It is very much a hands on role, you will also perform as back up for our Production Engineers and Planner/Buyer.

You will be part of the Operations Team which consists of the Production Team, Customer Service Team and Planner/Buyer. You will report to our Operations Director. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Day-to-day management of the production team; including coaching, training and performance management of the Production Engineers (6-8 team members)
  • Maintenance of production related procedures
  • Inventory Management
  • Manage and coordinate incoming and outgoing goods process
  • Quality assurance
  • RMA processing
  • Process implementation and improvement


Xsens is looking for an experienced Team Leader Production. Someone who thrives in an environment where your proactive approach to problem solving is highly appreciated. You have:

  • 3+ years relevant experience in an international (high) tech environment
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Experience with ERP systems, MRP and/or other planning methodologies
  • Experience with ISO methodologies
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong understanding of complex information and requirements
  • Good communication skills in both English and Dutch

Working at Xsens

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.