Relief shift foreman

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Date: 30 Mar 2024

Location: Westerlo Oevel, BE, 2260

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.


Runs the production process following defined procedures and guidelines in a safe way, with demanded quality and correct use of raw materials

Supervises the production shift at the absence of the shift foreman   




Executes the plant core business process in his shift, converting raw materials into finished goods, in a competitive way (regarding quality, cost and customer service)

Contributes by providing technical leadership and people management in order to assure the high level standard of the shift


Communication / contacts:


Internal contacts with:

  • Production Department: exchange of information concerning the daily activities and issues
  • Maintenance Department: maintenance and reparation of equipment
  • Safety Department: information about safety issues on the plant
  • Production Planning: planning of maintenance jobs and exchange of information
  • Quality Department: exchange of information concerning the quality of the process and the product


External contacts with:

  • Contractors: exchange of information concerning the daily activities and issues
  • Lorry drivers: first contact for deliveries and sendings


Dimensions & context:


(cfr. general page Oevel Estane®)

Number of direct reports (in absence of the shift foreman): 9



  • Execute production tasks within the predefined procedures (safety, maintenance,…)
  • Housekeeping and correct use of the materials and the production equipment
  • Ensure the products are produced in a safe work place in accordance with the environmental guidelines
  • Ensure a continuous troubleshooting of installations and products
  • Back-up of the shift foreman at his absence
  • Leader of the intervention team
  • Execute accountabilities in accordance with plant safety, quality and environmental guidelines


Expertise / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Minimum A2 in a technical direction or equal by experience
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Basic computer skills


If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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