Production Supervisor
Sofina Foods
Edmonton, AB, CA
5d ago

Position Summary :

Reporting to the Plant Manager or Plant Superintendent, the Production Supervisor is responsible for managing production operations on assigned shift(s) that achieve / meet requirements for safety, regulatory compliance, environment, quality, customer service and cost.

As part of the Plant’s leadership team, contributes to building and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement of processes, efficiencies and productivity.

Key Accountabilities :

  • Deliver results for production lines on assigned shift(s) in accordance with approved production plans / schedules to meet business objectives.
  • This is achieved by :

  • Providing effective leadership and direction to hourly employees (coaching, cross-training, addressing and resolution of HR-related issues and concerns)
  • Appropriate resource allocation
  • Communication and an on-going reinforcement of production performance indicators / requirements (i.e. health and safety;
  • food safety and quality, customer service, cost, etc.)

  • Check weekly and daily production schedules and stock available against plans and advise the plant management of any discrepancies / issues to ensure uninterrupted production process and meeting required efficiency / productivity levels.
  • Contribute to reviews and analysis of the production performance indicators / requirements to maximize the value and quality of production outputs.
  • Monitor production environment (i.e. equipment, quality, cost, efficiencies, yield, etc.) through establishing a feedback mechanism to ensure proactive resolution of production issues and consistent quality of work and product.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Department Manager in their absence.
  • Requirements :

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma with emphasis on food processing, business management, with a minimum of 3-5 years of industry experience;
  • a combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Strong knowledge of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) and Lean manufacturing concepts
  • Proven experience in and ability to manage workforce within the guidelines provided through Collective Agreement / Terms and Conditions, and Human Resources policies and guidelines.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
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