Production Supervisor - Danone Canada

Danone (Boucherville QC, Canada) 1 day ago

Production Supervisor

Your mission

You will be part of the supervising team and report directly to the Production Director. You will supervise a work team on 3x12h shifts. You will monitor your work team’s production in a fast‑paced, ever-changing environment, with a focus on workplace health and safety and continuous improvement.

More specifically:

  • Supervise all employees on your shift
  • Lead, coach and help develop a team of 35 to 45 people, including one team lead, who will support you in your routine tasks
  • Ensure the safety of all production activities and enforce our safety policy
  • Ensure production quality, enforce DANONE specifications, processes and standards, and guarantee quality in everyday operations
  • Lead team meetings and communicate goals in pre-shift briefings, team meetings and daily rounds
  • Understand the priorities for each work shift and interface with support departments to ensure team needs are met
  • Communicate with other shift supervisors to enforce the established processes and ensure management consistency across departments
  • Coordinate production line operations and interface with other departments (Process, Fruit, Flow, Janitorial Services) to ensure on-schedule production, output, quality, cost-effectiveness and safety for both employees and the work environment
  • Implement the company’s vision and engage your team members in maintaining and improving cell performance and efficiency
  • Lead your teams by sharing objectives and results, assessing their performance and developing their skills and self-reliance
  • Work with sector managers to coach and develop all talents
  • Engage and mobilize your teams in building healthy work relationships on your shifts
  • Lead key staff management efforts and enforce the provisions of the collective agreement in force

The ideal applicant has the following qualifications and skills:

  • DEC (college diploma) combined with 5 years of experience OR university undergraduate degree in a relevant field combined with 2 years of experience
  • Experience managing a team in a fast-paced environment with a focus on safety and results
  • Experience working in the food industry (an asset)
  • Experience managing unionized employees (an asset)
  • Transversal leadership skills
  • Excellent communication, mobilization and influencing skills
  • Ability to quickly identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Willingness to adjust your schedule to accommodate emergencies and priorities, in order to support the organization’s operations

Danone Group is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.


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Danone Canada is a business unit of Danone and operates from headquarter offices in Boucherville, Quebec, and Mississauga, Ontario. Danone Canada is the country’s largest consumer-facing B Corporation, demonstrating that the company meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Danone Canada’s ambition is to produce healthful dairy, plant-based products and coffee creamers and beverages; create economic and social value; and nurture natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. Its portfolio of brands includes Activia®, Oikos®, DanActive®, Danone®, Silk® plant-based foods and beverages, So Delicious®

Danone promotes the advancement and development of its staff, which is why we offer the opportunity for Danone employees to grow within the company, anywhere in the world. We believe that to grow our resources is a fundamental asset for achieving sustainable performance.

Production Supervisor - Danone Canada

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