Production Department Shift Supervisor/Shift Opener

Islands West Produce - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description


Islands West is a locally owned and operated wholesale produce company who is currently the leader in produce distribution in the Vancouver Island Region. Islands West is based in Victoria B.C. and supplies fresh and pre-cut fruits and vegetables to many of Vancouver Island’s finest restaurants, grocery stores, institutions, schools, hospitals, and many other food service facilities. We also deliver to a number of customers on the mainland as well. Islands West has been in operation for over 25 years and we pride ourselves in both customer service and quality with satisfaction guaranteed. If you are looking to join a dynamic and growing team, Islands West has the right job for you!


  • Motivated to be a product knowledge expert
  • Ready for a challenge and to be successful
  • Able to perform a wide variety of duties to direct, control, and coordinate production
  • This position involves controlling raw materials and finished goods inventories and ensuring quality control; and planning, assigning, and leading the work of others.
  • Keen to work in a fun and dynamic work environment


  • Help manage all functions of production, this includes 30-40 staff
  • Help manage all functions of quality control, sanitation and stock rotation
  • Maintain good employee relations
  • Perform daily checklists
  • Work under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Operates or performs other duties as directed by the Production Manager


  • Opportunity for career advancement in a rapidly growing company
  • Work in a team oriented environment
  • Competitive salary including employee benefits and employee discounts on products


* Must be available for opening shift with a 4:00am start time.

  • Food Safe Level 1 (Islands West will provide)
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination (Islands West will provide)
  • Knowledge of produce an asset
  • Kitchen and management experience and asset
  • Sound physical condition a must as this job requires repetitive lifting

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.50 to $18.00 /hour


  • Supervising: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Victoria, BC (Required)