Production Manager
Canada Bread Company, Limited
Etobicoke, Ontario
2d ago

Bimbo Canada (formerly Canada Bread Company, Limited) is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®.

Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada.

The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.

It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Bimbo Canada seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-

being, and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

MARKETS :

Bimbo Canada serves major grocery chains, retail outlets and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream and super-

premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

The Production Manager will report into the Manufacturing Manager and will be responsible for providing direction and leadership to hourly associates, requires a hands-

on individual responsible for health & safety, productivity, yields, equipment operation, training, quality and continuous improvement through initiative and guidance of our Lean Manufacturing Program.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by maintaining product integrity; practicing highest levels of GMP’s and conforming to HACCP pre-
  • requisite program and all associated SOP’s

  • Support and develop production supervisors, lead hands, production teams, systems and controls
  • Work with other functions to enable an effective and continuously improving operations
  • Maintain work area to exceed expected levels of cleanliness and orderliness and implement GBLS culture
  • Perform work in a safe and healthy manner
  • Participate in ongoing H&S training, audits etc.
  • System and employee management, development and control
  • Qualifications

  • University degree or diploma preferred
  • 5-7 years of progressive supervisory / management leadership experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Strong computer skills MS Office essential Minitab, AS 400, Kronos, Oracle and other statistical software are assets
  • Excellent people management, coaching & team building and developing career pathing strategies
  • Ability to create strong and effective cross functional relationships
  • Ability to demonstrate value-based behavior and lead the cultural task of front-line employee empowerment
  • Committed to continuously improve personal, team and overall plant performance
  • Strong project / program management and deployment skills
  • Knowledge of procedural development and control
  • HACCP / ISO experience an asset
  • Behavior consistent with GB approach to Culture, Values and Health & Safety
  • Solid communicator - verbal, written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Financial & Accounting experience
  • Ability to read, understand, and utilize the information in the operating reports
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge & commitment to Health and Safety
  • Ability to travel occasionally as the business warrants
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