Production Supervisor

Location: Belleville, Ontario

The Production Supervisor is directly responsible for the supervision, training, employee development, performance, succession management, retention and engagement of hourly operating staff.

The Production Supervisor is responsible for leading groups of hourly employees in the achievement of manufacturing objectives pertaining to yield performance, product quality, production efficiency, and both food and workplace safety.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise and train hourly staff within the Service Centre in the area of production requirements, quality, and the operation of production equipment
  • Facilitate the achievement of Company objectives in terms of our Brand Promise, efficiency targets, and customer service objectives
  • Accountable for achieving operational targets and budgets, including product yields, labour usage and related costs, and productivity with daily reporting on same
  • Ensure HACCP requirements are met in areas of responsibility and enforce HACCP procedures while demonstrating a strong commitment to food safety
  • Effectively address performance concerns and discipline
  • In conjunction with the Production Manager, establish weekly shift schedules to effectively manage the production operations workforce and ensure timely communicate with all employees in the Service Centre
  • Promote a team atmosphere and a healthy and safe work environment for all employees within the Service Centre, providing consistent and ongoing communication with employees
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with Workplace Safety & Occupational Health legislation and reinforce safe working requirements and practices
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies, all relevant legislative requirements, and the terms of the Collective Agreement
  • Provide the operating teams with committed leadership on Lean Manufacturing principles and continuous process improvement techniques
  • Work with the Service Centre management team to identify annual, semi-annual, quarterly, and monthly objectives in support of the Centre’s tactical and strategic plans
  • Set a positive example for all production and operating staff, providing leadership towards meeting Company production, financial, and strategic goals and objectives

Your Skills and Competencies

  • College diploma or University degree; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • 5-7 years of previous leadership experience, within a food processing environment (preferably meat)
  • Outstanding communication skills in order to lead, engage, and motivate individuals and/or teams
  • A thorough understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and leadership applications within a manufacturing environment
  • Computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada


Vantage offers:

  • A market competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefit package
  • A well-resourced path to future career growth and a stated preference to promote from within where feasible
  • Tangible rewards for demonstrated results

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Join a core values driven company where employee engagement is an integral part of our culture.

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