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English translation: two 7 hour shifts

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French term or phrase:organisé en 2 x 7
English translation:two 7 hour shifts
Entered by: Chris Galtress
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08:57 Feb 12, 2009
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Human Resources
French term or phrase: organisé en 2 x 7
"Le Superviseur prend en charge un secteur de fabrication organisé en 2 x 7, rassemblant une trentaine d'opérateurs et chefs d'équipes."
Does this mean 7 days a week in half day shifts or something else?
Thanks
Chris
Chris Galtress
Local time: 22:55
two 7 hour shifts
Explanation:
there are two 7 hour shifts per day (so the production line is running for 14 hours) as opposed to 3 x 8 (24 hour production)
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Amy Cheshire
Local time: 22:55
Grading comment
Thanks Amy and to all others
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +7two 7 hour shifts
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
two 7 hour shifts


Explanation:
there are two 7 hour shifts per day (so the production line is running for 14 hours) as opposed to 3 x 8 (24 hour production)

Amy Cheshire
Local time: 22:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks Amy and to all others

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Clair@Lexeme
3 mins

agree  Emma Paulay
15 mins

agree  Sheila Wilson: two 7-hour shifts (with the hyphen)
56 mins

agree  Michael J.H. Davies: sounds good to me
1 hr

agree  xxxBourth: 5x7 = the 35 hour week, hence the change.
5 hrs

agree  xxxCarruthers: agree with the rest of them
6 hrs

agree  Michel F. Morin
1 day3 hrs
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Changes made by editors
Feb 12, 2009 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
FieldOther » Bus/Financial
Field (specific)Other » Human Resources


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