As the Production Supervisor you ensure a safe, efficient and effective operation of the crush and refinery located on the Antwerp site. You are responsible for the according budget and the agreed logistical planning in compliance with the safety, health, environment, food safety and quality related standards and regulations. You lead a team of 6 shift supervisors and 20 operators. As Production Supervisor you report to the Plant manager.
You develop operational plans and supervise day-to-day operations to achieve production throughout requirements including work, scheduling, shift coverage, etc.
You identify, align, and provide input to best in class operational practices, utilizing deep technical skills (i.e. production, engineering) and relevant experience to identify/solve problems and recommend/implement operating efficiencies.
You consolidate performance measurements and deploy leading common practices to promote operational efficiencies (i.e. yield optimization, energy/water usage reductions, etc).
You align and implement common reliability processes and ensure the reliability culture is foundational to operations.
You partner with local plant Reliability and Engineering management to develop approaches for meeting/tracking efficiency standards (scorecard and metrics control, etc).
You directly partner/support COEs to identify opportunities for continuous improvements applicable to the entire business.
You develop planning for future production workforce needs and participates in selection of employees.
You implement department operational/reliability/safety training programs and control/monitor employee performance records on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
You are accountable for production talent development and responsible for overall training and on boarding new/transferred employees as well as workforce engagement, recognition, development and coaching.
You partner/collaborate with Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) experts to implement the most effective approach for complying with corporate safety policies and procedures.
You apply disciplinary actions when needed.
University/master degree in Engineering/Science based discipline (or equivalent)
Minimum 5 years experience in plant operations, supervisor level and up
Production experience is a must
The ability to work effectively with cross-cultural and functional teams
Adaptability to work changes, unexpected events and shifting priorities
Strong communication skills and good interpersonal skills
Analytical and creative
Persuasive and persistent
Problem solving & decision making
Flexible and Stress resistant
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch, fluent in English
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.