Production Supervisor

Position Detail Summary

Position Details

Position Title: Production Supervisor
Company: Maple Leaf Foods
Department: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 2019-06-06 14:11:52
Location: Brampton - ON
Reference No.: 12417479
Emp. Type: Full Time

Position Description

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.
Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
 Production Supervisor – Brampton
The Opportunity:
The Brampton Poultry plant is a primary poultry processing facility at Maple Leaf Foods. Production Supervisors are responsible for all aspects of the operation for their assigned area(s) including production, food safety, health and safety and upholding Company policy and procedures. This position will be responsible for covering any/all production departments when necessary across all shifts.

A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
  • Provide leadership, direction and coaching to all employees within the department
  • Responsible for Supervisory coverage across various departments and shifts when necessary
  • Work closely with Maintenance and Sanitation teams to improve overall department performance
  • Responsible for department material yields, labour efficiency and waste with focus on continuous improvement
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare
  • Ensure employee safety and compliance to the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Ensure Quality Compliance with all HACCP procedures
  • Maintain positive labour relations
  • Administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Administration of company policies including time and attendance, vacation scheduling and leaves
  • Ensure open and effective communications with all employees and management team
  • Other duties as assigned
What we have to offer you:
  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
What you will bring:
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent industry experience
  • Proven initiative and leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven experience and commitment to good manufacturing practices
  • Must be able to exercise timely, good judgment in day-to-day business decisions
  • Knowledge of HACCP and Provincial Safety Regulations considered an asset
  • Ability to function in a fast paced production environment
  • Will be required to cover alternate shifts as needed
  • Experience in a unionized environment considered an asset

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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