Production Supervisor - Mississauga

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 02-09-2018


Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.



Supervise the Production department, the people and systems, actively participate and be involved in a high performance cross-functional team environment including participation or leading Six Sigma initiatives.


  • Responsible for maintaining quality of product, scheduling and assigning employees, establishing priorities, revising schedules and resolving problems
  • Supervision of production employees, achievement of production objectives, verification and implementation of manufacturing procedures and overseeing shipping and receiving, all in accordance with applicable legislation (i.e. Consumer Packaging and Labeling Act, Weights and Measures Act)
  • Takes initiative and exercises timely and good judgment in day to day business decisions
  • Maintains a safe working environment by educating and directing employees on the use of equipment and resources while maintaining compliance with the OHSA, JHSC recommendations or MOL work orders, Company safety rules, GMP’s and HACCP including documentation
  • Reduction and elimination of workplace accidents. Assists in conducting accident investigations and takes an active role in WSIB case management ensuring early and safe return of injured workers to modified and /or productive duties
  • Develops, directs, manages, trains, and motivates employees by communicating job expectations, appraising job results, coaching, counseling and disciplining employees in a timely manner
  • Maintains a positive employee relations’ environment by communicating effectively with peers, employees and managers
  • Administration of the Collective Agreement and other company policies and procedures
  • Completion of payroll and attendance records for the department’s employees using KRONOS
  • Continuously improves the manufacturing process in Supporting Six Sigma methodologies by identifying opportunities and breakthrough thinking.
  • Recognize, support and commit to the Food Safety promise and facility Mission statement


The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with all employees. Candidates must have:
  • The successful candidate will posses a relevant post secondary education
  • Minimum of 3 years previous production supervisory experience
  • Strong consideration will be given to SLP graduates
  • Proven initiative and leadership skills
  • Continuous learner and willingness to embrace change
  • Experience and commitment to Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Knowledge of HACCP and Provincial Health and Safety Regulations
  • Embraces the Maple Leaf Leadership Values
  • Superior communication skills in a multi-cultural environment and the ability to deal with a variety of front line employee relations issues.
  • A good listener with excellent written communication skills
  • Self-directed, mature and professional approach to project work
  • Must posses strong interpersonal, leadership, presentation and analytical skills
  • Results oriented
  • Well established organizational skills to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to successfully use MS Office and other computer software application programs necessary for Maple Leaf Operations

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 at or 905-285-5862.  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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