Improvement in efficiency following in-depth analysis and set of recommendations
Janssen Pharmaceutica in Belgium is a Johnson & Johnson company with locations in Beerse, Geel, and Olen. The company generates knowledge on how to prevent, treat, and cure illnesses, and manufactures medicines for the ultimate purpose of creating a world in which sickness no longer exists. Founded in 1943, the company now employs more than a thousand members of staff.
In Geel, active pharmaceutical ingredients are manufactured for use in medications for pain relief, cancer, diabetes, and viral infections. There are five production plants where over 800 Janssen employees and an average of 250 contractors work each day. In the summer months, the site goes into shutdown mode for a couple of weeks. During this period, the company reaches peaks of a thousand contractors a day.