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Shift Supervisor in Delta at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


BC Delta Tea (82nd St)

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Shift Supervisor

Job Description:


SHIFT: 2:00 PM TO 10:30PM


Associated Brands


Delta, Vancouver


Manufacturing and Distribution

Job Type

Full Time Employee

Career Level


Shift Production Supervisor- Delta, Vancouver

Do you look forward to taking on new challenges and contributing your expertise to a constantly growing company?

Associated Brands is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of private label and brand grocery products. As Canada’s leading supplier, we package teas, dry mixes and an extensive range of over 3,000 different grocery products. With locations across Canada and over 300 employees, we are constantly expanding and growing business operations.

Due to our rapid growth, we are immediately looking for an experienced shift production supervisor to contribute to our continuous success. The shift production supervisor will work with our diverse team to ensure high levels of accuracy and efficiency.

Job Functions:

This position will be responsible for everyday supervision of production operations, personnel and safety procedures. The individual will be required to enforce policies and procedures to maintain safe and healthy work environment. As well, communicate and coordinate activities with other shift supervisors and Production Manager to ensure smooth production and targets are met.

Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, lead & coach employees through effective training & recognition.
  • Promote and lead the plant health and safety initiatives to achieve world class Safety, Health and Environmental status.


  • Work in partnership with Maintenance and Quality Assurance to assist in prevention and resolution of any equipment breakdowns and quality issues.
  • Ensure adherence to all quality requirements including GMP, HACCP, SOP, Specs…etc
  • Drive KPI improvements for areas of responsibility ( OEE, product yield, line efficiency, labour and material cost, schedule compliance etc.)
  • Provide clear direction to employees on all areas (Safety, food safety and general duties)
  • Make proactive recommendations and offer solutions to improve output and efficiencies.
  • Motivate his/her team, provide clear expectations and hold people accountable.
  • Acquire a sophisticated knowledge of the manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 3-5 years of food processing or manufacturing leadership experience Post Secondary education, preferably in a operations management.
  • Proven principled leadership or high level supervision including labour capacity planning.
  • Excellent communication, performance management and motivational skills.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the production plan.
  • Ability to plan, problem solve and exercise good judgment.
  • Experience and/or knowledge in Lean Manufacturing is an asset.
  • Technical knowledge of process equipment and controls.
  • Knowledge of current continuous improvement methodologies would be an asset.
  • Proficient in computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word) and SAP ERP system would be an asset.
  • Ability to communicate in Punjabi or Hindi is a definite asset.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Must be highly analytical, detail oriented and organized.
  • Possess excellent verbal skills and active listening skills.
  • Ability to lead, direct and motivate staff.
  • Able to achieve company targets in a timely manner, while working under pressure.
  • Ability to apply good judgment and in a fast and efficient manner.
  • Self-motivated individual with exceptional problem solving and technical skills.
  • Works well in a diverse team environment and has the ability to demonstrate empathy and understanding.

If you are looking to work in an environment that fosters learning, involvement and personal involvement, then this is the place for you. Competitive pay and excellent benefits are standard.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted will be contacted. Preference will be given to those candidates from a food or food related manufacturing environment.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.