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Production Supervisor in Sint-Niklaas at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Wynn’s Belgium is part of Additives International, an ITW Division that manufactures and supplies specialty and innovative chemicals for the automotive aftermarket.  Wynn's offers additives to restore, protect and enhance the three essential fluid systems in your car: fuel, oil and coolant. We manufacture products in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium and commercialize around the globe serving markets in Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa, Asia,…

We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our facility in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.


As Production Supervisor you have the responsibility for the production planning and for the complete coordination of the production. As a People Manager you supervise and coach the production team. You make proposals to optimize the existing production process and you are involved in quality, safety and maintenance.


      Guarantee an optimal production process in order to ensure production continuity and a cost efficient process;

      Prepare an optimal production schedule in the short term and a production plan in the longer term (MRD);

      Schedule an optimal production planning per department/production line based on the capacity, make-to-order, make-to-assemble and make-to-stock, available stock and agreed delivery times;

      Evaluate and adjust the MRD production plan per product on a regular basis;

      Anticipate to changes in production and in planning, to possible supply problems and exceptional sales orders;

      Follow-up stock of raw materials, packaging, semi-finished products and finished products;

      Daily monitoring of production process;

      Prepare and implement the production procedures and instructions;

      Together with the maintenance manager, innovative search for installation adjustments to ensure a cost efficient process;

      Report the daily activities and the KPI’s;

      Manage personnel planning (internal and external);

      Guard the respect of the personnel for the labor regulations, the quality, environmental & safety instructions, and order and cleanliness of the workplace;

      Conduct performance interviews;

      Supervise and coach production employees and detect training needs;

      Communicate and cooperate with other stakeholders;

      Supervise the correct maintenance of the installation;

      Implementation 5S and perform 5S audits;

      Be an expert at the ITW business process and apply the 80/20 concept in the business. 


      A technical oriented Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;

      Minimum 5+ years’ experience with operational leadership and production planning;

      Fluent in Dutch and English;

      Solid computer skills, including Excel and IFS.


      Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with all levels within the organization;

      Strong entrepreneurial mind, self-motivated, takes initiative;

      Must exhibit high energy, flexibility and results orientation;

      Works autonomous, but with the necessary team-spirit;

      Excellent communication skills and client focus;

      Ability to identify problems and drive appropriate and effective solutions;

      Works in a structured and goal-oriented way;

      Hands-on approach and strong work ethic;

      Sense of priorities;

      A real business-orientation;

      Ability to ensure optimum performance and continual improvement;

      Accuracy and deliberate work attitude

      Ability to influence and convince others;

      “Safety first” attitude;

      Drive for excellence.


We offer you a challenging and versatile job in a truly international environment. You will work in a financially strong, growing and dynamic company with possibilities for step-by-step career growth.

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