Senior Production Supervisor

Job description

Our client is a leading CPG manufacturing business that strives for excellence in quality, service and culture. They have been going through a great transformation whereby they are improving production and processing capabilities, launching new products and focusing more on leadership and people development within their culture which is fast paced, collaborative and team oriented.


  • 5-7 years of experience supervising in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in MS Suite - Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to prioritize in fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills: ability to communicate information clearly
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Fast learner and quick thinker
  • Results oriented with a problem-solving attitude

Job Type:

  • Permanent, Full-time
  • Salary: $60,000.00-$72,000.00 per year

Work conditions:


  • Follows overall production schedules to manage staffing and establish daily and shift production goals.
  • Monitors shift production metrics to identify and resolve issues and implement process improvements.
  • Coordinates maintenance, turnarounds, and downtime for efficiency and speed.
  • Ensures that staff training processes, equipment, gear, and tool requirements are fulfilled to comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Develop and supervise shift supervisors and employees
  • Provide performance management counseling and/or progressive discipline in a timely fashion
  • Take initiative and exercise timely and good judgment in day-to-day business decisions
  • Schedule employees and productions shifts with a multi-shift environment
  • Focus on production efficiency and minimizing plant waste. Maintain and improve product quality standards
  • Be flexible, capable, and willing to be “hands on” to perform any other technical or production-related task, as the circumstances require
  • Communicates clear expectations for work outcomes to team members
  • Schedules overtime or hiring temporary staff members to meet production goals or handle seasonal workloads
  • Manages employee performance to ensure that they are meeting standards and completing tasks in a timely manner
  • Escalates concerns about an employee’s performance to the plant manager if performance issues can
  • Responsible for supporting safe, respectful, and productive work environment
  • Must be knowledgeable and be able to follow GMPs, Food Safety and Health & Safety requirements
  • Assist in accident investigation and take an active role in WSIB case management and ensuring early and safe return of injured workers to modified and/or productive duties
  • Ensures that Safety, Production and Accuracy standards are met and provides attention to all production processes to ensure they are carried out in agreement with safety and policies
  • Provides JHSC recommendations or MOL work orders
  • Strong knowledge of Packaging Equipment, processing, and hands on experience with troubleshooting an asset

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