We are seeking a highly skilled, quality minded, professional technical manager with leadership skills, who is excited about building a career in Sri Lanka.

In this position, you will oversee all technical matters and manage our technical and maintenance support team of 50 people to ensure the delivery of all products in an efficient and timely manner.
You are also willing to be involved in process engineering concerning the cigar making, in which you will grow to be a specialist in manufacturing techniques.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure technical equipment and machinery are operational and efficient.

  • Implement quality control procedures to resolve production problems or minimize costs.

  • Deliver products according to quality standards, on time and on budget.

  • Delegate technical responsibilities and monitor progress of projects.

  • You are a participant in our development team.

  • Oversee user testing and report results – adjust requirements as needed.

  • Responsible for collaboration and communication with various teams as needed.

  • Conduct regular meetings with all necessary stakeholders.

  • Conduct interviews, hire and train new technical support.


  • You have a Master or Bachelor in Industrial engineering or similar by experience.

  • Experience in a technical production environment.

  • You have management skills.

  • Passionate about cigars or having a strong interest in our products.

  • You have a desire to be pro-active within a family-orientated SME from Belgium.

  • Very hands-on and flexible, you are a problem solver.

  • You are able to coach teams to high performance.

  • You write and speak English fluently.

  • You have impact on the rate of change of safety performance to enable the achievement of an injury-free work environment.
  • You are a driver for continuous improvement in all fields.
  • You can manage selected (process) engineering- and technical projects.
    You are willing to live in Asia for many years. Why not the rest of your life?





  • An attractive and challenging environment in Sri Lanka, driven by a Belgian GM and with the soul of a vibrant Belgian mother-company.

  • The once in a lifetime chance for you to develop yourself in an international environment.

  • Training and coaching on the job by the current technical process manager.

  • An open company culture with short communication lines.

Third generation family owners.

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J.Cort├Ęs Cigars

“There are two things someone never forgets: their first love and their first cigar.”
At J.Cortès Cigars, www.jcortes.com  these feelings are at the heart of what we do. Even more so, our family company in Belgium has been combining both, 90 years of putting the love of cigars first. Counting a yearly production output of 500 million cigars and commercial activities in more than 80 countries, J.Cortès Cigars is the authority when it comes to Belgian cigar export and a global competitor in the field.
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