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Production Coordinator


Oudsbergen, BE, 3660

Req ID:  75451
Facility:  OUDSBERGEN-6500
Department:  Production
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

A. Schulman Belgium BV, part of the American LyondellBasell group, is a leading international supplier of high-quality polymer compounds and masterbatches, which are used as raw materials to promote solutions for modern challenges. In 2021, LyondellBasell was included in Fortune Magazine's list of Leading Companies for the fourth year in a row.


To support our professional team in Oudsbergen, we are looking for a:


Production Coordinator



As Production Coordinator you are responsible for monitoring and controlling production, testing and upscaling. You supervise the production department and act as a technical expert in case of problems with (test) productions so that an efficient operation of the department can be assured. You follow the prescribed procedures and regulations regarding production, housekeeping, safety (GoalZERO) and quality. As Production Coordinator you support the Production Manager with future investments and projects and you are responsible for training on the shop floor.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of production files by reviewing the sequence of orders and machine conditions in a way planned productions can run smooth and efficiently and anticipate any problems.
  • Adjust production processes and formulations during difficult running runs and troubleshoot to minimize downtime, rework, waste and downtime.
  • Checking and optimizing production processes in consultation with the Production Manager.
  • Actively participate in the implementation and elaboration of new investments and projects.
  • Acting as a motivational coach and organizing training of the production employees and team leaders through a prescribed training program (matrix).
  • Promote good cooperation between the teams by guaranteeing a proper shift transfer.
  • Handling and prevention of customer complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Ensuring that the work is carried out in accordance with safety and legal instructions as well as taking measures to prevent risks based on knowledge of the applicable safety and performance procedures.



  • Min. A2 degree in a technical field such as electro-mechanics or equivalent through experience
  • Relevant experience as a Production Shift Supervisor is a plus
  • Knowledge of the machines and their operation
  • Knowledge of screw configurations and compounding
  • Knowledge of the production process, products and raw materials
  • Knowledge of company-specific software such as Cimag, SAP, ...
  • Knowledge of MS office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to act as a motivating coach strong in communication
  • Team player for which safety is a top priority
  • Result-oriented with a healthy dose of stress resistance
  • Well-developed problem-solving ability
  • Example of integrity, flexibility, commitment, motivation and commitment
  • Professional knowledge (spoken and written) of Dutch and English


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