Production Administrator

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11-19-2018
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 17 bakeries and employs approximately 4,125 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 Responsibilities:
  • Data collection on the production floor and entry into Oracle
  • Support labour and production scheduling – may include calling associates in for OT, responding to associates regarding schedule changes, calling associates to verify absence etc.
  • Support supervisors in administrative tasks such as – entering manual forms into tracking systems, reporting trends from tracking systems, tracking progress of various projects etc.
  • Support tracking of critical production data – for example: daily waste numbers, weekly results, downtime tracking, shift report reconciliation etc.
  • Return to Work Program Management – support administrative tasks such as measuring and documenting injury site and tracking progress of recovery based on established plan.
  • Back up for Payroll Coordinator and support of weekly payroll admin – Ex: approving OT in Kronos system.
  • Potentially provide coverage for production supervisors when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • The successful candidate will possess a relevant post-secondary education
  • Ability to communicate and work with all stakeholders and resources in a frequently changing and challenging production environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is a definite asset
  • Takes initiative, exercises good judgment in day-to-day business decisions.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Must be knowledgeable and be able to follow GMPs, Food Safety and Health and Safety requirements
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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