Planner Operations

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10025863
  • Locatie Rheden
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment with contracting
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

Howden Reciprocating and Centrifugal compressors (HCR), is a specialist supplier of tailor-made gas compression equipment to various industries. Their products have made a valuable difference for our clients for the past 100 years, and we are now looking for a Planner Operations who will join their Planning Operations team and will support in making a valuable difference in the century to come. As Planner Operations, you are involved in the entire project in the assembly process, from start to end. You support and work closely with various departments within Howden as well as with external suppliers, both technical and organizational. Process optimization is an important part of the daily activities. You will report to the Manager Shop.


  • Coordinate subcontract activities, e.g. painting, pickling and passivating and machining at external suppliers;
  • Prepare, plan and coordinate activities in preparation of building compressors from drawings, quality plans and specifications to establish efficient working practices an operating procedures for assembly, welding and external operations;
  • Reduce disturbances;
  • Have daily team meetings to discuss project progress and material planning;
  • Improve processes when necessary or possible in consultation with the Manager Shop and Process Engineer.


They enable their customers’ vital processes, which advance a more sustainable world. This is the Howden vision that drives them! Liaise with colleagues in 34 countries. They offer global and local opportunities, 6000 employees and world leading engineers, who create cutting edge developments.

You will be a part of over 160 years of innovation and development that continues today with their digital solutions. At Howden they have a strong corporate identity and purpose. You will be a member of their team, shaping the future of the world and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the planet. Their products and organization are Revolving Around You. Their culture promotes individual development to enhance their most important asset – the people.


You will get the chance to develop and realize new improvements and work on a challenging product in the hydrogen market. You will be part of a team with a good atmosphere and dedicated colleagues. As they consider talent management as key to the success of their organization, they offer opportunities for personal and professional development and of course, an attractive salary package that is fully in line with the level of the position.


  • Technical education or proven technical background on MBO+ or HBO level;
  • A few years of experience in manufacturing engineering;
  • Experience or affinity with process optimization (Lean);
  • Experience in working with an ERP system;
  • Fluency in English is required;
  • As a personality, you have a no-nonsense mentality, are able to handle the day-to-day dynamics and like to work with deadlines. You are pro-active, transparent and able to think in processes.