Plant Coordinator - 18 Month Contract

Location: Concord, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10-27-2017
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.
Position Summary:

The Plant Coordinator will be an active member of the operations team.  The ideal candidate will be working in close and direct collaboration with the production supervisors helping to ensure that the highest standards of safety, efficient productivity are achieved and will be responsible for the administration of the production data.  The Plant Coordinator will help maintain the level productivity, ensure accurate employees schedules and conduct administrative and clerical activities within the production department.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Help manage safe, cost effective and efficient production of our products, relying upon quality assurance, maintenance and sanitation resources to continue to improve against standards
  • Assist in the process of hiring of hourly employees
  • Ability to administer payroll functions as required
  • Ability to maintain production scheduling and meet all production deadlines
  • Support and participate in quality assurance
  • Contribute to the health and wellness of the plant by participating in safety initiative
  • Ensuring all production employees are aware of operating and safety procedures
  • Other administrative and clerical duties as required
Position Outcomes:
This position provides administrative support to the operations group, providing reports and information to support continuous improvements, initiatives and daily functions.  The position have been developed to aid in the involvement in Continuous Improvement Programs to achieve productivity improvements and to ensure a safe working environment evidenced by an exemplary safety record and compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
Required Experience and Education:
  • 1-2 years administrative experience, preferably in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Direct experience in analytical role or related area
  • Some college or post-secondary is preferred
Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Kronos)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads to meet all deadlines
  • Team player attitude
  • Show initiative and be able to exercise timely and good judgment in day-to-day business decisions

Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread 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 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.​
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