Operations Manager

Door Eric Schout | 22 July 2024

Lead the technical company at Wagenaar Refrigeration

Do you want to make an immediate impact as part of a compact team in a sustainable business? Do you want to put your knowledge and skills into practice in an organisation with a hands-on mentality? At Wagenaar Refrigeration, you can! We are looking for an Operations Manager who can start work at short notice.


As Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the technical company. Under your leadership, you will work on project intake and quotations, manage ongoing projects, and establish a clear structure optimisation of internal processes. You are the point of contact for the company and you pay a lot of attention to communication. Under your leadership, everyone knows what the company stands for and what is expected of them. You are responsible for the daily planning of both your direct colleagues and subcontractors. In this way, you ensure peace and stability within the organisation.


At Wagenaar Refrigeration, you will join a young and fresh team with a strong focus in the refrigeration/heat pump technical field. The company is located at the WFO of Zwaagdijk-Oost. Wagenaar Refrigeration Refrigeration has made a name and impact in the tulip sector with the DRY+ Climate. The DRY+ Climate is an all-electric climate/dehumidification machine deployed in plant cultivation areas. The system brings the customer energy savings, direct CO2 reduction and quality improvement to the crop. In 1.5 years, 35 DRY+ installations have been installed and we are now achieving gas savings of 1 million cubic metres per year.

Wagenaar Refrigeration’s DRY+ Climate is the future of sustainability in cultivation. Due to the high efficiency and practical applicability of the DRY+ Climate, demand for our products is increasing worldwide. Growers from various sectors at home and abroad are looking for ways to make cultivation more sustainable and efficient, and are discovering the advantages of the DRY+ Climate. They turn to Wagenaar Refrigeration for a suitable sustainable solution. At Wagenaar Refrigeration, we are committed to a better future by contributing to making food supply and cultivation more sustainable. Isn’t that cool, now become part of this movement too!

Wagenaar Refrigeration is responsible for engineering the DRY+ installation. But also for developing, servicing the built-in heat pumps. At Wagenaar Refrigeration, you stand at the foot of a growing company and your contribution has a real addition in the developing company structure.

The organisation is an open structure where people interact with each other with a down-to-earth manner and no-nonsense atmosphere. The team currently consists of about 2 office employees. It collaborates with the installation company Wagenaarkoeltechniek with 1 office employee and 3 mechanics.


With your motivation and willingness to learn, you quickly adapt to the new organisation. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and are flexible. You can oversee processes and structure them. You bring calmness and clarity to what needs to be done.


You fit well in a small business. You bring humour and have a hands-on mentality. You are a team player and can communicate well. Furthermore, you have an affinity with (refrigeration) technology and its innovation. Your affinity with technology makes you a good point of contact for customers and you quickly get to grips with things. Do you recognise yourself in the profile? Then we would like to get in touch with you.




A full-time job for 40 hours a week. In a dynamic small entrepreneurial working environment with plenty of opportunities for further growth. You start with a monthly contract with the prospect of a permanent contract. You get the chance to develop yourself further and to build on yourself. Wagenaar Refrigeration is open to your ideas for the future of the company and yourself.


Salary depends on experience and skills. The fringe benefits are modern.




Did you get excited and want to know more or get acquainted? Then don’t hesitate and pick up the phone. Send a whatsapp message or call Sjors Wagenaar on +31 6 18079788.


Secondary benefits:


  • Company car is negotiable if needed
  • Work phone/laptop
  • Permanent workplace
  • Training/course opportunities
  • Flexible working hours


Worklocation: Zwaagdijk-Oost