Shift Supervisor Supply Chain

Job ID: 19326

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Shift Supervisor Supply Chain


Are you an inspiring Supervisor? Then you might just be the Shift Supervisor we are looking for and get ready the most dynamic job of your career!


Cimpress is the fast-growing company behind Vistaprint, Albelli, and many more. We are right in the middle of one of the greatest periods of change in our history and we’d love for you to be part of it. We are building a platform which will allow people worldwide to print customized products with the reliability, quality and low prices of mass production. We are revolutionizing the market for customized printed products with what we call the Mass Customization Platform (MCP). From business cards to billboards and photo books to promotional clothing.


Here at Cimpress, we’re boldly going where no one has gone before.”


The scale, complexity and focus of what we do means we have to innovate and solve problems never before encountered. We have many interesting challenges and projects for the new generation of Shift Supervisors and, as an Supervisor, you will play a key role in making the MCP a success.


What will you do as a Shift Supervisor?


The Shift Supervisor will be responsible for managing one of five 24hr/7day shift of one particular Value Stream Organisation (VSO) in the Manufacturing facility in Venlo. The Shift Supervisor will lead the production of one VSO and ensure with the team all KPI´s are met. Responsible for meeting KPI´s on: Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Cost, and Motivation of associates on shift. We have a strong focus on continuous improvement and one of the challenges for the Shift supervisor is to lead and inspire the team to consistently and continuously perform at peak level.

The Shift Supervisor reports to the Manager Operations. The Shift Supervisor will have a significant contribution to building a high performing team. The number of direct reports to manage varies between 10 - 35.


Your role will involve:

  • Manage & coordinates the daily operation in the VSO and responsible for shift scheduling including: work station assignment/shift rotations, team member training, breaks, overtime assignment, etc.
  • Responsible for team member training and supervises and develops staff within the team and responsible for the performs appraisal and assessment interviews with the members in the team.
  • Ensure, in collaboration with the Manager Operations, the implementation of the HR policy (conducts and/or participates in interviews and sick calls etc.).
  • Detects abnormalities in the process (disturbances, quality, planning) and ensures that they are resolved and will check, monitor and ensure observance of processes, flow and efficiency, procedures and working methods within his team.
  • Schedules and conduct shift meetings, facilitates the start-up meeting of the team and ensures that a standardized shift handover process is taking place. Incidentally has contact with suppliers in relation to machinery, equipment or supply issues and provides support in the implementation of projects and other improvement activities.
  • Assures a safe working environment and make sure that housekeeping in his VSO is according standards (5S+1). 

In return you will bring:


Good Leadership and Team Building skills. Inspirational qualities and someone who creates an atmosphere in which people work together enthusiastically and co-operatively to produce outstanding results.

  • MBO+ level, technical or business focused.
  • Experience in Operations Management and understanding of lean manufacturing.
  • People manager and leader who delivers results through people and no problem working in 5 shifts.
  • Results oriented and delivery focused and continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Initiative to grow and develop the teams and the production facility and superior organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication skills, Dutch and English in writing and verbally, German only verbally. 

What Cimpress will offer you as a Shift Supervisor? 

  • Work in a fast-growing company with all the inherent challenges and opportunities that that entails.
  • The ability to work as an Supervisor in a company that is driven by technology.
  • An international working environment/career opportunities.
  • The chance to work with complex problems that have never been encountered before.
  • An informal, enterprising and results-orientated culture.
  • Good working conditions, benefits/perks. 

Information about the company:


Cimpress N.V. (Nasdaq: CMPR) is the worldwide leader in the field of customized products. Over its 20 year lifespan, the company has focused on developing software and manufacturing capabilities to transform traditional markets and make affordable, customizable products available to everyone. Its brands include, among others, Vistaprint, Albelli, Drukwerkdeal, Pixartprinting,, Exaprint. The company produces more than 80 million unique products annually with its network of computer-operated production facilities.


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For more information, contact Marc Duteweerd, Recruiter, +31 (0)6-54328469.

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About Vistaprint

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers 16 million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional print and digital solutions by leading the way in marketing, innovative technologies, custom products and manufacturing excellence.

We strive to be a world-class customer-centric company by offering a broad range of products and services via 25 easy-to-access, localized websites globally and by shipping to more than 130 countries around the world. Our customers benefit from our unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities and direct marketing expertise.

Employees of Vistaprint are passionate about understanding the needs of our customers to help them make an impression both at work and in life. We look for customer-centric people who bring ideas, visions and dreams and a passion to deliver on them regardless of department, title or tenure. If you’re a self-starter looking to make an impact, we offer highly rewarding opportunities to grow with us both personally and professionally.

Join some of the finest talent to deliver on our promise as one of the best industry-transforming – and career-transforming – companies in the world. Go to About Us to learn more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status.
Vistaprint does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Only resumes received from contracted agencies/vendors will be considered. Vistaprint will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.