Lab Team Lead - Shift Rotation | English C2


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare for the production process.
  • Participate in continuous operational improvement.
  • Work with coworkers and manager to effectively troubleshoot equipment and process issues.
  • Understand the theory and concepts behind the technology and processes.
  • Anticipate potential problems and take preventative action.
  • Review documentation and check all calculations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading).
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process problems.
  • Comply with safety requirements, SOPs, and manufacturing documentation.
  • Use of automation to perform production operations.
  • Provide detailed documentation.
  • Provide regular communication (both verbal and/or written) within operations
  • Support formal and informal training programs including new hire training and advanced technician training.
  • Identify individual training needs and recommend staff for additional training.
  • Provide on the job coaching and training to address remedial technical gaps.
  • Assist with productions projects as assigned.
  • Regularly check equipment and report equipment not operating efficiently.
  • Monitor shift supplies and communicate inventory issues in a timely manner.
  • Serve as lean ambassador as well as change/health & safety and quality champion for the production floor.
  • Strive and develop new skills. Assume greater responsibility within the department and organization.
  • Promote a culture of health and safety by ensuring all employees follow the company’s bio-security policies.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace and encourage others to do the same.
  • Ensure production is running smoothly.
  • Delegate responsibilities and assign daily duties.
  • Escalate issues the technician is unable to resolve.
  • Follow up on problems to ensure tasks are managed to conclusion.
  • Lead shift meeting and present relevant updates.
  • Monitor quality and address quality issues within scope of ability. 



  • Proficiency in English C2 level.
  • You must have your own transport to the laboratory (maximum 1h from Harfsen) as public transport is not an option in this area
  • Residency within the Netherlands is a prerequisite, as well living within commutable range to Harfsen.
  • You'll need to be available for rotating 12-hour shifts, showcasing your flexibility and dedication.
  • Basic or secondary education level
  • Ability to be a positive leader.
  • Experience in a laboratory or an FMCG environment highly preferred
  • Computer experience
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well within team environment
  • Display solid performance standards, be reliable and dependable
  • Strong attention to detail and respect for quality assurance
  • Available to work in shifts (night / morning)

Shift Hours:1st - 8:00am - 8:00pm2nd - 8:00pm - 8:00am

Salary Benefits:

What do we offer:

  • 1st contract through Undutchables. Afterwards you will get a direct contract.
  • 1 week free training
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 Vacation days
  • Salary: 20€ hour
About the company:

Our client is a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange. With revenues of around £500 million, they have a presence in over 70 countries, with a global workforce of approximately 3,200 employees. Our client partners with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future.