Production Supervisor

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11-22-2017
  • Develop and supervise employees and direct production and related activities on a shift. 
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure continued compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, JHSC recommendations or MOL work orders, Company Safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices. 
  • Provide performance management counseling and/or progressive discipline in a timely fashion when required. 
  • Take initiative and exercise timely and good judgment in day-to-day business decisions. 
  • Learn, develop and exhibit behaviours consistent with Canada Bread’s “Leadership Values”. 
  • Schedule employees and productions shifts with a multi-shift unionized environment. 
  • 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. 
  • Focus 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. 
  • Review and analyze product compliance according to the specifications 
  • The successful candidate will possess a relevant post secondary education 
  • Previous experience in a unionized food, dairy, beverage or packaged goods industry is a definite asset 
  • Superior communication skills in a multi-cultural environment and the ability to deal with a variety of front line industrial relations issues. 
  • Takes initiative, exercises good judgment in day-to-day business decisions. 
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Knowledge of good labour/management practices including progressive discipline and positive reinforcement techniques.  Knowledge of health and safety standards, regulations and best practices. 
  • The flexibility to adapt to a 24 hour, 7 day operation schedule
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