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Position: Production Supervisor
Organization: The Organic Box
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Family owned. Locally grown. Our food family starts with a network of local farmers.


Reporting to the Weekend Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising hourly employees on a shift at a food handling and order picking facility to achieve production workloads with due emphasis on quality, yields, efficiencies, and food and employee safety.



  • Plan staffing requirements for a department on a daily and weekly basis in order to achieve production volumes.
  • Plan, provide, and execute daily production schedules.
  • Ensure all scheduled production loads are prepared on time and in accordance with shipping and delivery schedules.
  • Receive, unpack, store, inventorize shipments with high degree of accuracy.
  • Prepare, sort, and execute outbound shipments.
  • Direct staff in operations to meet quality, efficiency/yield standards, and food safety/sanitation procedures.
  • Take ownership of product quality and standards as well as yield and efficiency targets.
  • Process order discrepancies accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with all other departments as needed, ensuring timely resolution of requests or issues.
  • Ensure production area is clean, sanitized, and free of hazards before, during, and after each shift.
  • Hold regular briefings with team to enhance improvements and facilitate change management.


  • Train employees on job specifics, provide orientation to new hires on basic safety and expectations.
  • Evaluate performance of employees, and provide direction and/or re-training as required.
  • Ensure machinery and equipment are safe, and employees are trained and qualified to use appropriate equipment.
  • Ensure health & safety of employees in accordance with safe work procedures, company policies, & regulations.
  • Provide leadership by communicating goals and objectives, and holding staff accountable.
  • Promote Continuous Improvement program to achieve productivity improvements and waste reduction.
  • Maximize attendance and maintain absenteeism at acceptable levels.
  • Fulfill HR responsibilities including recruiting, scheduling, and progressive discipline.

Required Experience:

  • 2 - 5 years of supervisory experience
  • 1 - 3 years of food production or distribution experience
  • 1 - 3 years of order picking and assembly line production experience
  • 1 - 3 years of shipping & receiving experience
  • Experience in HR processes: training, scheduling, development, and progressive discipline
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Warehouse Management Systems
  • Experience with Pick-to-Light systems considered an asset

Skills & Characteristics:

  • Results-oriented
  • Self-starter with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Entrepreneurial skills, able to improvise and make swift decisions
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly responsible & dependable
  • Very high attention to detail, and ability to identify discrepancies and quality issues
  • Great prioritizing skills
  • Ability to hold team members and co-workers accountable
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Flexible to work a variety of shifts


  • Food Handling Certificate as an asset
  • Forklift Certificate as an asset
  • First Aid training as an asset
  • Lean Processing training (5S priniciples) as an asset
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • OHS training as an asset
  • WHMIS training as an asset


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Health benefits
  • RRSP with limited matching
  • Staff Discount

Hours of Work:

  • Full time hours
  • Must be available to work Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday with potential to expand into one other day per week
  • Must be available to work long shifts
  • Must be available to work mornings (starting some shifts at 6am), and evenings (finishing other shifts at 10pm)

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Numéro : 42811       Date publiée sur Oct 10 2017