Plant Outbound Supervisor

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
At Canada Bread, we pride ourselves as the leading producer and distributor of fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Vachon®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®.   We are an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, operating 17 bakeries with over 4,000 Associates across Canada.

Our success is defined by the values that we live every day. People are central to our values. While these may just be words at other companies, at Canada Bread, they are core to our beliefs. Our values represent a common language which defines the way we work. These values are Passion, Teamwork, Trust, Quality, Effectiveness, Profitability and the Person. These are the principles that guide our behaviors and actions.

As a leader and a key contributor to Canada Bread’s success, you promote a positive values based culture by embracing and exemplifying our values daily in every aspect of your work and interactions with others. The DNA of a successful leader within our business are those who are driven by our values and lead by example in their daily work to achieve results. However, It’s not just about the results but more importantly how the results are achieved.
We aim to nourish, delight and serve Canada in extraordinary ways, which is why we create meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest.
We are currently looking to hire a Plant Outbound Supervisor to join our Edmonton team.

Position Summary:
  • Manage the Day to day activities on the Plant Outbound shift.
  • Manage lines and associates effectively and resolve immediate issues.
  • Develop Standard operating procedures & controls.
  • Improve performance and productivity of distribution.
  • Identify and drive objective and measurable cost saving initiative.
  • Provide support to Six Sigma initiatives.
  • Meet Customer Requirements by ensuring on time shipping.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of distribution data.
  • Ensure GMPs and HACCP expectations are met
  • Drive leadership coaching and development with hourly staff.
  • Motivate, train, develop, coach, and front line associates.
  • Manage collective agreement and labour relation issues.
  • Responsible for ensuring all associates are aware of operating / safety procedures.
  • Participating in the Recruitment, selection and on boarding of new associates.
  • Support the quality control function in distribution
  • Maintain the safety of the department to ensure the team works in a “safety culture” environment.
  • Conduct monthly safety crew meeting.
  • Conduct performance review min. yearly with hourly associates.
  • Create development action plans for associates.
  • Use analytical skills to define, justify and implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • Commitment to learn the sanitation functions in order to provide off hour management & support to department and it’s associates.
  • 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.
  • Follow Job Responsibilities as per BRC and other regulatory bodies.
This position will require the successful candidate to have the flexibility to work in a shift environment, this role will predominantly require availability for the afternoon shift.

If the above sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then we would love to hear from you! Apply today with your cover letter and resume.
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