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Production Shift Supervisor

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Position Name: Production Shift Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB
Job ID: 600
Closing Date: Mar 08, 2019
Language: English

Production Shift Supervisor

 Old Dutch Foods Ltd.

Candidate Profile:

The Shift Supervisor will be an accomplished leader with experience in a manufacturing and operations environment, with an optimal combination of the following qualifications:


  • Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Operations Management or equivalent professional training in management and production.


  • Experience:  Minimum of 5 - 7 years of plant or manufacturing experience where responsibilities include overseeing all or at least the production aspects of plant operations.  Experience in the food or beverage manufacturing industry.


  • Leadership:  Superior leadership skills.  Able to motivate people and convey the Old Dutch mission and vision to others in order to fully capitalize on the contribution of employees in the achievement of company objectives. Excellent coaching and mentorship skills.


  • Management: Has a team-focused management style with a proven track record of successfully developing employees.  Approachable, with an open-door management style.  Possesses excellent listening skills.  Understands employee concerns and welcomes their input. Working knowledge of the principles of HACCP and Food Quality systems.


  • Strategy and Innovation:  A strategic thinker.  Has a very solid knowledge of process but is innovative.  Eager to accept new challenges and leadership roles in order to establish new approaches to operation of the plant.


  • Manufacturing Expertise:  Exposure to inventory control, production, scheduling, quality control and manufacturing techniques and practices.  Strong planning, organizational and administrative skills.  Has demonstrated an ability to handle difficult production scheduling problems. Technically oriented with a good mechanical background and has worked closely with maintenance groups to reduce downtime. Has worked with and used JD Edwards or similar ERP programs.


  • Character:  Driven and motivated.  Positive and enthusiastic attitude.  Displays a high level of personal integrity at all times.



This position is subject to rotating shift work.

Typically Monday – Friday, days, afternoons or nights.

However, an Alternative Work Week Schedule may be required on occasion.


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