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Team Leader Production



The Team Leader leads a production team as part of an operational production process to achieve the objectives of safety / health / environment, quality, level of service and costs through continuous improvement. The Team Leader contributes to the execution of activities in the following five operational priorities: SHE, Quality, Service, Cost and People, in his department. He also participates in the continuous improvement program with a view to achieving operational excellence.

He also contributes to compliance with applicable international food safety laws and standards: safety, working conditions, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Prerequisite Programs (PRP), British Retail Consortium (BRC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), halal, kosher, allergens, etc.


Key Accountabilities


  • Development and adaptation of personal planning - machines - production - warehouse
  • Contact person in case of technical problems
  • Link between teams and departments
  • Responsible for encoding data relating to numbers, stops, equipment, etc.
  • Management and control of prescription procedures
  • Team leadership and development.
  • Support for team members
  • conducting evaluation interviews and monitoring of employees whose performance is insufficient
  • Planning and holding team meetings
  • Encourage problem solving


Who are we looking for?


  • You have a bachelor's degree in a technical or scientific field (or equivalent experience)
  • You have a first experience of team management in an industrial context
  • You have a very good knowledge of French and English. knowledge of Dutch is an asset.
  • You know how to work with MS Office
  • You are ready to work in three rotating shifts: 6 am to 2 pm; 2 pm-10pm; 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.


Why would you join Puratos?


You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our common vision and mission: using new technologies to improve the quality of food. A great work environment with lots of challenges is what you can expect:

  • A large variety of audit subjects to tackle on a variety of geographies (Belgium and worldwide)
  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work
  • Training and career opportunities to build your career within our company

You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits.


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Who are we?


The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values