Manufacturing Supervisor – Afternoon Shift

Our client, an established and successful growing Canadian company in the food manufacturing industry is looking to hire a Manufacturing Supervisor – Afternoon Shift. This firm has been in business for over 40 years with a legacy of excellence in innovation, quality and reliability, fostering a culture of values that make them a workplace of choice.


Directs and coordinates activities of production department in processing materials/processing products by performing the following duties; 



  • Reviews production orders and schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products
  • Completes daily production records and passes to Inventory Control Department
  • Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications
  • Reviews production and operating reports with department team
  • Resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure cost efficiency and attempts to minimize operational delays
  • Reviews machines and equipment with the maintenance department to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Studies productions schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments
  • Reviews and adjusts staffing requirements to meet production schedules.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of machines operators, roasters, packers and material handlers
  • Achieves department line efficiency targets
  • Responsible for the implementation and continued support of Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Health and Safety Standard Operating Procedures
  • Follows HACCP procedures
  • Promotes and complies with Health and Safety policies and procedures

Employee Relations:

  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces compliance
  • Resolves employee concerns or submits unsettled issues to Management and Human Resources for action.
  • Assesses work group functions and develops processes to improve on operational efficiencies.
  • Trains and orientates new staff on all Health and Safety Practices and procedures
  • Conducts regular re-fresher Safety training
  • Conducts probationary and annual Performance Reviews; Disciplinary performance discussions


  • College Diploma
  • 5 years’ experience in multifaceted production environment dealing with high speed machinery and a multicultural work staff environment
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Excellent arithmetic skills required
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience in JDE an asset
  • Experience in RF forklift mounted systems an asset

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