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Process Supervisor

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Position Title: Process Supervisor

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time

Position Location: Coaldale

Requisition ID: 29540

The Process Supervisor is responsible to organize, monitor, and audit production line activities to ensure conformance to established requirements regarding quality, cost, productivity, safety (both personnel and product), sanitation, and employee competence. Provide information and follow-up on overall product conditions (meeting or not meeting specifications, problem areas with equipment, specifications, packaging supplies, raw product challenges, pack and line schedule, etc) to Supervisors and operators for optimum efficiency. Ensure uniform application and interpretation of established SOP’s, BOP’s, specifications, shift-to-shift congruency, and coordination of employee training.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Working in part through subordinate supervisors, foreman and leads, manages overall production of shift.
  • Works effectively with the Ag scheduler and shift supervisors to schedule/utilize raw product.
  • Works effectively with Quality Assurance Manager to ensure finished product meets quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Works effectively with Sanitation supervisor to ensure plant sanitation and GMPs are met.
  • Works effectively with Maintenance to ensure equipment efficiency and promotes teamwork being the two groups.
  • Proactively foster and promote the safe work habits of employees. Ensure proper safety policies and procedures are followed. Active participation in health & safety initiatives, taking a lead role in safety optimization in the drive towards zero incidents.
  • Administer supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Assist in preparation for, completion, review and follow up on audits.
  • Recommend methods of improving productivity of employees
  • Responsible for staffing and development of personnel on their respective shifts
  • Work closely with other Shift Supervisors and Production Manager to achieve production goals and KPI’s efficiently.
  • Win with customers and consumers by ensuring all product quality specifications are being followed and adhered to, with an emphasis on minimizing variance.
  • Ensure all HACCP guidelines, rules and regulations are followed throughout the food production process, including the proper completion of all required documentation.
  • Oversee performance management system for employees including performance appraisals, coaching and progressive discipline as required.
  • Develop the continuous improvement spirit through the support of Lean Sigma principles and MDI events.
  • Be an ambassador of RTM and MDI
  • Miscellaneous related duties that may be assigned from time to time, including conducting test runs on new or existing products, accident investigation, etc.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Competencies)

  • Minimum five years supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Degree/diploma in a related discipline (Agriculture, Engineering, Business, and Food Science) is preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of experience and educational qualifications.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written).
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently using effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership, reasoning and judgement will be required to facilitate proper planning and implementation.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, and controls; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

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Job Family: 
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing
Department: CDL Potato Production
Location(s): CA – Canada : Alberta : Coaldale || CA – Canada : Alberta : Calgary || CA – Canada : Alberta : Edmonton || CA – Canada : Alberta : Grand Prarie || CA – Canada : Alberta : Lethbridge || CA – Canada : Alberta : Red Deer || CA – Canada : Alberta : Rocky View

Company: McCain Foods (Canada)Report job