Senior Production Supervisor

Full Time

Website Rossdown Natural Foods

The Senior production Supervisor is the key leader for primary processing poultry on the production floor, for all day-to-day activities and is responsible to lead and implement continuous improvements in yield and labour productivity, through the regular refinement of production processes and training. The Senior Supervisor will be responsible for a cross-functional team within the production departments. This role will be accountable for ensuring lines are always running effectively and optimally within their area with a trained team in place.Responsibilities:Leadership Develop employees through training and coaching, providing clear roles and consistent support and feedback for all employees with a focus on employee retention Works with the Human Resources department to leverage various performance management tools to improve performance Management of direct reports including – hiring, performance management (counselling conversations), and holding employees accountable for violating corporate policies Hold discipline meetings with staff members including people and culture Foster and maintain positive union and employee relations environment by treating all employees with respect, providing timely feedback and grievance resolution Collaborate with People and Culture to create training program for employees and supervisors Continuously seek ways to improve manufacturing operational results and efficiencies while meeting customer expectations and minimize wasteOperations Demonstrate full commitment to Food Safety and Quality standards, which facilitates continual improvement of food safety and quality management Ensure Animal Welfare standards are met at all times Hold employees accountable and drive performance through key metrics Execute optimum labor utilization by workforce planning and ensuring job rotation Ensure compliance with CFIA, OH&S and other legislative bodies that impact plant performance Execute on productivity and yielding, ensuring record keeping is being measured and recorded Analyze production and quality control to detect problems and perform root cause analysis Review and adjust the employees schedule as needed Have a significant presence on the production floor to provide immediate feedback, resolution and instruction to any issue impacting production’s ability to meet its goals Provide input on Live Bird planning process Ensure Cost Control & Efficiency in all areas, work with Continuous Improvement team on process improvement projectsRDKPIs Maintain, improve, and expand KPI- Red Zone reporting. Improve and maintain yieldsJob Requirements: Multiple years of supervisory experience in a unionized, manufacturing environment Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills Strong leadership skills, independent thinking, strong organizational and planning abilities, and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are essential Experience ensuring all safety expectations are met for all staff A clear understanding of manufacturing processes yields and labour costs Training in Microsoft Office Suite, and familiar with other software programs an asset Experience with Continuous Improvement an assetJob Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: $65,000.00-$75,000.00 per yearBenefits: Company events Dental care Discounted or free food Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance On-site parking Relocation assistance RRSP match Vision careFlexible Language Requirement: French not requiredSchedule: Day shift Evening shift Monday to Friday Morning shift Overtime Weekends as neededAbility to commute/relocate: Abbotsford, BC V4X 1E2: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)Work Location: In person


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