Production Supervisor in Hoegaarden, Belgium at Pall

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: SUT000337

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent by experience
• Minimum 3 years of relevant first line leadership experience
• Dutch and English required
• You are proficient MS Office(Excel), experience with ERP-software is a plus (preferably SAP)
• You are able to work in shifts
• You have a healthy interest in technology (mechanics, electro-mechanics)
• You are able to get results under pressure, are punctual and are a good organizer and people coach.
• Utilizes critical thinking: Builds and coaches’ organizational capability and strength to support day to day business needs.   
• You ensure high expectations for results throughout the organization; leads by personal example.
• Build people, teams and organizations: Coaches and mentors providing direct, constructive, empathetic, and timely performance feedback. Leads, energizes, and engages individuals to achieve personal development and business goals retains talent.

Job Requirements


The Shift Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of the shift manufacturing operator tea:
• People management of shift production team:
•He/she has the final responsiblity of the operational manufacturing shift activities.
•He/she has ownership of department people development, review and goal setting - Follow-up on the job classification: evaluate and develop operator in collaboration with the internal trainer;
•He/she has ownership of daily shift prioritization and work balancing 
•He/she has the engagement ownership of the team supported by the use of HR tools available
•He/she is a promotor of ongoing drive for improvement of day to day team performance
• End result ownership of shift production team: 
•Optimize the workforce deployment taking work centers, operator qualifications, job rotation and production planning into account; 
•Ensure a smooth shift transition: coordinate startups, shutdowns, changeovers including the communication and paper work;
•Responsible for quality control: make adjustments as necessary during shift to produce products within specifications. Reject products outside of specifications 
•Responsible for efficiency (On Time Delivery), safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice: critical parameters, batch and behavior, visual management);
•He/she manages the shift performance continiously for key performance drivers (safety, quality, delivery, cost and inventory)
•Daily management is his/her's operating mechanism for day to day performance insurance.
• He/she will work in close collaboration with other departments (product management, supply chain, quality, sales project managers, manufacturing engineering, etc.) and with frequent global interactions,   
•Support new processes/products in work centers. Coordinate with the necessary departments for feedback, communication and training.
•He/she interfaces frequently, at local level, with peer’s departments in order to escalate in case production schedule is at risk.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.