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Production Supervisor - POSITION FILLED

Location: British Columbia
Date Posted: 04/01/2015

Our food and beverage client is currently seeking a Production Supervisor for its processing facility located in BC. The Production Supervisor is a leader who will promote a teamwork culture and successfully manage the daily production process to achieve targets in the most effective manner.


- Provide leadership where employees are engaged contributors to producing quality product and add to the success of the company.

- Plan and manage the day to day allocation of resources (equipment, people, materials and systems) in order to safely and cost efficiently achieve production targets as agreed with leadership team.

- Ensure that a high quality of products, services, housekeeping and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in the area. Practice and enforce HACCP requirements.

- Review daily achievement of targets and report variances during on-the-floor and review meetings.

- Coach, mentor and develop each team member to meet current and future business requirements.

- Complete regular performance evaluations.

- Prioritize, schedule, and ensure maintenance & repairs are completed to maximize efficiency.

- Review daily maintenance effectiveness with maintenance team to identify opportunities for improvement.

- Ensure the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes, eliminate waste and seeks opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives.

- Maintain a safe working environment and ensure continued compliance with established occupational health and safety standards and legislation.

-Comply with all safety policy, accident prevention and compliance programs. Review work areas for potential issues and participate in resolving identified concerns.

- Facilitate seamless handoffs and communicate key information to peers, team members and Production Management.

- Understand internal and external regulations, procedures & policies and apply them fairly and consistently.


- 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience

- Previous food manufacturing experience an asset

- Related post-secondary education

- Action oriented and proactive in coaching, empowering, and problem solving with others

- Demonstrated problem solving and leadership skills

- Ability to deal with front-line employee challenges in a proactive manner

- Knowledge of GMPs within a food manufacturing environment

- Self-starter with high standards for excellence who requires minimal direct supervision

- Proficient in MS Office Suite - including Excel & Access

- Lean Manufacturing, TPM, Six Sigma strongly desired



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 Email: careers@westernhr.com


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