Plant Supervisor

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
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, Canada Bread 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.
Canada Bread 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.

We are currently looking to hire a Plant Supervisor to join our team based out of our Winnipeg manufacturing facility.

  • 4 year college degree in Food Science, Management, Manufacturing or related field preferred.
  • 2-4 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment, bakery experience preferred.
  • Understanding of manufacturing regulations regarding safety, quality and GMP’s
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to define performance measures related to the business and hold associates accountable for the same.
  • Ability to analyze cost performance data to improve operations and reduce costs.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and team building skills.
  • Must possess the following traits: proactive, change agent and strong sense of courage.
  • Must be comfortable at giving and receiving open feedback.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to work evenings, night shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Oracle experienced preferred.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Supervise production and warehouse crews ,as well as, shipping and sanitation
  • Ability to coach and lead work teams to achieve performance, quality, cost and service goals.
  • Ensure adherence to Canada Bread policies, procedures and practices.
  • Administrative duties related to production, shipping and quality performance.
  • Design, monitor, and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service for retail and public customers.
  • Cultivate a positive and innovative work environment.
  • Strive for fast continuous systematic planned improvement.
  • Travel 5% or less.
Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.

Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.​

Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Canada Bread Accessibility at 
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