Grain Plant Supervisor

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for a Grain Plant Supervisor in Saskatoon, SK


Position Summary:

The Plant Shift Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the plant, during their shift, while maintaining efficient production in desired quality and quantity. The position leads the shift teams as well as the supporting departments (admin, maintenance, deliver) in achieving key performance indicators for safety, environment, quality, customer service and cost control.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Plant Operations & Maintenance:

  • Conduct safety pre-shift safety meetings

  • Understand, direct, prioritize and oversee daily operations

  • Coordinate with the team to optimize operating results

  • Provide feedback to Plant Manager on opportunities to improve efficiency, safety, or quality of product

  • Monitor work volume and personnel capacity

  • Arrange and adjust shifts accordingly

  • Keep plant clean and organize

  • Communicate challenges, concerns, learnings with next shift.


Regulation & Quality Control:

  • Ensure production is in accordance with regulatory requirements

  • Ensure employees operate within standards that meet safety, regulatory compliance, environment, quality, customer service and cost controls.

  • Always follow good manufacturing processes, meeting industry regulations and equipment protocols

  • Practice quality control protocol upon acquiring, production and delivery

  • Report issues and opportunities for improving quality control.


Safety:

  • Communicate, document and control hazards, as instructed

  • Report all incidents to Plant Manager

  • Document all incidents

  • Ensure employees only conduct tasks they have been trained to do

  • Supervise staff; ensure all employees show competency before working independently



Team Work & HR:

  • Motivate staff, assess performance, identify barriers that impede them from completing job duties, and recommend solutions

  • Develop team work to ensure effective functioning of the plant and connectivity between shifts

  • Train and/or share knowledge with the Agrocorp Canada teams

  • Foster a team culture

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement;


Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with food processing plant operations an asset

  • Grain commodity experience and understanding

  • Multi-tasker who is a solution-focused and a problem solver

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Strong time management skills

  • Interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to motivate employees

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to handle confidential materials


Please email your resume recruit@lakesearchgroup.com