Shift Leader Packaging (m/w/d)

Shift Leader Packaging (m/w/d)

Are you passionate about leading and inspiring a production team in the food industry? Then working at Heinrich Brüning GmbH as Shift Leader Packaging might be the perfect fit for you!

Who we are:

Every day you come across our nuts and dried fruit in various supermarkets and yet you have probably never consciously noticed us.

We are Heinrich Brüning GmbH, a modern and dynamic trading company with a strong sense of family in the trading metropolis of Hamburg. As one of the largest traditional German importers and part of the Cefetra Group, we trade in dried fruits, nut kernels and seeds. For more than 60 years now, we have specialised in worldwide imports and Europe-wide exports of natural and healthy raw materials and end consumer products. With our dedicated team, we live an open communication culture with a flat hierarchy.

The Job:

In this position, you will take charge of overseeing the entire operational production packaging process. Your responsibilities extend to hands-on tasks involving the production facilities, including the setup and maintenance of packaging machines. Leading and inspiring our production team will be a key aspect of your role, requiring effective planning of weekly personnel deployment, including the coordination of vacation schedules.

Ensuring compliance with legal, in-house hygiene regulations, and quality assurance specifications will be central to your duties. Active participation in the development of innovative process techniques and ongoing optimization of production processes will also be part of your responsibilities. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in providing workplace-specific instruction to employees, monitoring adherence to work and operating instructions, and maintaining control of shop floor management.

You are

Most important is that you’re passionate about the above mentioned. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the tasks and responsibilities in the position. Ideally:

  • You’re open to work in three production shifts;
  • You have working experience in the food industry;
  • You have practical experience in leading and motivating colleagues;
  • You’re IT savvy and know your way around with Microsoft Office;
  • You have a strong quality awareness, ideally already experience in dealing with the “International Featured Standard Food” (IFS) and HACCP.

Our offer
We are a modern trading company. This challenging position is a fulltime job. You will work independently and on your own responsibility in a technically demanding and varied field of activity together with a competent, flexible and friendly team. We offer partial work at home, as well as a company supplementary health insurance, free drinks and fruit.

If this sounds like you

Interested in an interview? Please apply below and we will contact you a.s.a.p. Or contact Jur Lemmers via +31 6 2520 3984 or He will be happy to tell you more about this opportunity and the recruitment process.

We work with a selection of agencies and we are not looking to add more to our list, so please do not contact us or send us resumes. We will not accept terms or conditions that are sent with resumes without our approval.

Jur Lemmers
Talent acquisition Cefetra Group B.V.
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Our application process


Apply to one of our vacancies and our recruiter will contact you in case of a first match or if further info is required.

First conversation

Based on a telephone intake, we would love to get to know you further. For sure you have some questions for us too?

Second conversation

After the first conversations, we would like to introduce you to some other people in the team and/or company to ensure there is a good match on both sides. If this is the case....we will make you an offer!

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