Manufacturers joins from PSV, the place he helped the Dutch membership win the 2017-18 Eredivisie title as their sporting director.
The 56-year-old Dutchman replaces Steve Walsh, who leaves the Toffees after two seasons.
Walsh follows Sam Allardyce out the door after Everton additionally introduced on Wednesday that the supervisor wouldn’t be persevering with with the membership in 2018-19.
The adjustments had been anticipated at Everton after a disappointing season that noticed the Toffees end in eighth place within the Premier League, failing to enhance following a summer season spend of practically £200 million ($270m).
Manufacturers, together with new chief government Denise Barrett-Baxendale, will choose the brand new Everton supervisor.
“It’s a privilege to be becoming a member of Everton as director of soccer and I’m extremely excited to tackle this problem,” Manufacturers stated in a membership assertion.
“It is just a problem resembling this which may have persuaded me to go away PSV the place I’m indebted to the many individuals whose collective effort led to some nice achievements.
“Now we’ll look to construct one thing actually sturdy and lasting right here at Everton.”