Shift Manager | Forum

Admin Nov 11 '18

Shift Manager

Offering a fast paced, career elevating opportunity at our new facility in Kitchener, Ontario area. 


The Shift Manager position has been created, due to the addition of a second production shift, the successful candidate must be prepared to work flexible shifts.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, coaching and technical support to a group of 10 – 15 production, maintenance and sanitation employees
  • Actively participate in JHSC meetings including daily/weekly and monthly safety audits
  • Lead daily Production Meetings and coordinate shift to shift communication sessions
  • Drive Continuous Improvement in health & safety, quality and cost
  • Develop and engage team members, through training and growth opportunities
  • Report daily activities through clear, concise production reports to both Plant Lead and Maintenance Lead
  • Responsible for material inventory control, allocating material and meeting production deadlines
  • Participate in Quality Audits and coordinate the completion of outstanding action items
  • Issue and reconcile maintenance work orders, ensuring tasks are completed safely and efficiently


Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education, preference in Food Science Technology or Engineering
  • 3 – 5 years relevant working experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably food manufacturing or consumer packaged goods
  • Broad range of experience with Operational Systems
  • Strong technical writing skills, with experience developing Quality and Health & Safety Systems/Programs
  • Knowledge of the principles of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing would be considered an asset
  • A history of meeting and exceeding challenging performance goals; a desire to “win”
  • Ability to perform tasks effectively both individually and as a member of a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in developing a “team first” culture


Offers progressive career opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package.

To apply:  After you have created your candidate profile,  click this link and send a message directly referencing the opportunity you are applying for. 

The Forum post is edited by Admin Nov 11 '18

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