Production Supervisor - Winnipeg - NIGHT SHIFT

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 03-23-2018


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.



The incumbent supervises hourly employees on a shift within a department in the achievement of manufacturing workloads with due emphasis on quality, yields, efficiencies, food and employee safety.


  • Plans manpower requirements for a department on a daily and weekly basis in order to achieve production volumes, takes ownership for product quality and standards, and yield and efficiency targets.
  • Directs employees in the operation of plant equipment to meet quality, efficiency and yield standards, HACCP and sanitation procedures.
  • Prepares production and progress reports and ensures regular maintenance of equipment.
  • Maximizes attendance and follow-up to reduce absenteeism by coaching, conducts accident investigations, and takes disciplinary statements and administers discipline in line with the Plant’s Discipline Policy.
  • Provides leadership by instilling team goals and objectives; fosters good staff relationships in order to gain commitment from hourly employees.
  • Ensures machinery and equipment are safe, hourly employees are trained and qualified on machinery prior to working on machinery and equipment.
  • Ensure employee safety and compliance to the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Ensure Quality Compliance with all HACCP procedures.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a unionized meat or food processing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent by having completed a recognized food processing, engineering technology, or business management program through continuing education
  • A strong communicator, both written and oral, who is confident, decisive, able to deal with conflict and achieve win-win results
  • Willing to relocate for promotional opportunities and career development


  • Spending some time working in cool or chilled rooms
  • Working in areas with automated, noisy and potentially dangerous machinery
  • Standing or walking for long periods
  • Sitting and looking at a computer screen for several hours at a time
  • Some shift work may be required

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  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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