Production Supervisor (Night Shift) – Food Manufacturing

Production Supervisor (Night Shift) – Food Manufacturing

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Toronto, ON

Engineering & Technical




Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 6/7/2022

Job ID: 9M55873367

Category: Engineering & Technical

If you are a talented and experienced Production Supervisor, Gezamin Manuel, Recruitment Consultant at David Aplin Group has partnered with a food manufacturing company.  

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor functions as an integral member of the Operations Team and shares the responsibility for establishing and maintaining a professional working environment that is committed to customer service, quality, teamwork, and continuous improvement. He/ She is directly accountable for ensuring that products meet or exceed the standards set for safety, quality, cost, productivity, and customer service in this established food manufacturing facility.


Full-time position. Night Shift Work Schedule: 10 pm to 8 am


Perks & Benefits: 

This stable and reputable company offers competitive base pay plus bonus as well as:

  • Strong safety programs
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Generous company-paid health & dental benefits
  • Generous company pension match and vacation leave
  • Ongoing training and support



  • Maintain the flow of product as per production requirements, customer specifications, and productivity targets
  • Ensure product & packaging quality, product & packaging efficiencies, and shop floor logistics (production sequence, utilization of equipment, staffing levels, product costs, product run times, line efficiencies & operational capacity)
  • Ensure daily production schedules are met and the timely accurate communication of all issues
  • Monitor shift production activities against production plan and paperwork and communicate progress within the team on the shift
  • Oversee and assist team members in production activities on assigned shifts to ensure that:
    • QC protocols are in place with all required documentation (including daily records) completed accurately and on time
    • All raw materials/packaging required to meet the production plan are in stock and available 
    • Work is performed according to SOPs, GMPs, Food Safety Requirements, and Health and Safety standards
    • Quality products are produced, as ordered, on time by working together efficiently and efficiently
  • Deliver training to team members as required to ensure proper production SOPs, GMPs, equipment, and Health & Safety Standards are met
  • Monitor and maintenance of the required high standards of cleanliness and general housekeeping
  • Carry out timely and effective line handover to supervisors between shifts, including the completion of proper documentation and accurate briefing on progress/issues
  • Ensure proper maintenance, sanitation, and Health & Safety protocols are always followed by all team members
  • Checking and verification of timekeeping logs for assigned team members daily
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legislation and codes in all areas of the plant including WSIB, HACCP, WHMIS, & Workplace H&S
  • Report any Food Safety or Quality Problems
  • Assist and support the R&D, QC, Maintenance/Engineering, and Production Department Managers to troubleshoot and resolve problems in their area as required
  • Identify, schedule, and follow up on preventative equipment maintenance and comprehend general mechanical processes
  • Work with employees to adequately ensure HACCP, USDA OSHA, and other regulatory standards are met
  • Maintain or exceed goals on yields, productivity, and efficiencies
  • Understand and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Provide leadership and supervision to the production staff ensuring an excellent job performance
  • Work well with a diverse workforce
  • Solicit suggestions in the areas of safety, efficiency, and morale from all levels of employees including management, general laborers, supervisors, etc.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills



  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in Food Manufacturing facilities
  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • Hands-on and results-oriented supervisory experience
  • Ability to sustain excellent interpersonal and labor relations across cultural and ethnic diversity
  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proficient with basic standards office computer technology such as Microsoft Office (Word & Excel).
  • Proficiency to diagnose and coordinating activities in order to solve Mechanical Manufacturing issues


Job ID: 9M55873367


If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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