Deputy COO APAC/Americas - Antwerp

Function Group: Management / COO


For Boortmalt also called “the masters of malt”, we are looking for a permanent Deputy COO Worldwide except for the EMEA region. Boortmalt started 92 years ago as a local company, but is rapidly growing and at the moment they got 27 production facilities worldwide. The company is focused on producing an extensive range of high-quality malt types to meet exacting requirements of their brewing costumers all around the world. By using modern techniques and the reach of their logistics they can supply the world markets effectively and efficiently.


As Deputy COO APAC/Americas, you will be responsible for setting strategic goals and driving/implementing action plans per site over time and within business guidelines, to ensure that every site is always “audit ready” and Boortmalt’s business is recognised as “best in class”. You will ensure the production output is according to budget, on time, at reasonable cost and in line with operational standards and overall business objectives.


The person we are looking for has the following profile:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent, and ideally a post-graduate business studies/management degree
  • More than 10 years’ experience in management within a multinational, multicultural organisation
  • Fluent in Dutch/English, French is considered a plus
  • Exceptional leadership skills are required for this role
  • Experience in budget and team management on a EMEA level
  • Proven track record in fault finding & problem solving, process visualisation, total safety and operational excellence
  • Effective experience in people and project management and creating awareness of the full supply chain
  • Strong customer awareness on OHSAS18001, ISO14001 & ISO 9001, ISO 50001, ISO 22001, CRM (internal and external)


If you want to join this worldwide malting company they offer you:

  • A very wide range of national and international career opportunities
  • An attractive salary and benefits


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Kevin Prins
Associate | Food (Sciences)


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