Production Team Leader

Maple Leaf Foods - Edmonton, AB (5 months ago)

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An exciting opportunity has opened up for a Production Team Leader who is energetic, results oriented for our Maple Leaf Foods, Edmonton Poultry plant.

We are currently recruiting for an afternoon shift; Monday - Friday 4:00pm – 12:30am.

The successful incumbent will demonstrate the ability and flexibly to support both shifts.

Job Summary:
Oversee the department, the people and systems, actively participate and be involved in a high performing cross-functional team environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Responsible for maintaining quality of product, scheduling and assigning employees, establishing priorities, revising schedules and resolving problems
Overseeing of production employees, achievement of production objectives, verification and implementation of manufacturing procedures
Takes initiative and exercises timely and good judgment in day to day business decisions
Maintains a safe working environment by educating and directing employees on the use of equipment and resources while maintaining compliance with the OHSA, JHSC recommendations or MOL work orders, Company safety rules, GMP’s and HACCP including documentation
Supports in food safety issues relating to processing, act as a role model in following food safety protocols
Reduction and elimination of workplace accidents
Develops, directs, manages, trains, and motivates employees by communicating job expectations, appraising job results, coaching, counseling and disciplining employees in a timely manner
Maintains a positive employee relations’ environment by communicating effectively with peers, employees and managers
Administration of the Collective Agreement and other company policies and procedures
Recognize, support and commit to the Food Safety promise and facility Mission statement. Ensure our product production is wholesome and to offer suggestions to improve food safety on the production floor

Preferred Hiring Criteria:
The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with all employees. Candidates must have:

Proven initiative and leadership skills
Continuous learner and willingness to embrace change
Experience and commitment to Good Manufacturing Practices
Knowledge of HACCP and Provincial Health and Safety Regulations
Embraces the Maple Leaf Leadership Values
Superior communication skills in a multi-cultural environment and the ability to deal with a variety of front line employee relations issues
A good listener with excellent written communication skills
Self-directed, mature and professional approach to project work
Must possess strong interpersonal, leadership, presentation and analytical skills
Results oriented
Well established organizational skills to manage multiple tasks

Working Conditions:
Must be physically fit and able to multitask, quickly adjusting from one task to another
Presence will be required on the production floor for long periods of time
Independent and collaborative work environment

Maple Leaf Foods offers the successful candidate a competitive compensation, benefit and pension package. We offer an employee development plan including; regular performance feedback, and specific developmental activities to ensure continued learning and development.

The incumbent is comfortable motivating and inspiring others, who has a confident and professional attitude, especially when faced with difficult situations and/or people. This individual is someone who thrives in a challenging, productive environment built on respectful collaboration and will strive to complete tasks promptly and adhere to deadlines.

To Apply:
Employees who are interested and who possess the desired qualifications should forward a resume to Patricia Bossio in Human Resources.

Please add Production Team Leader Edmonton in the subject line.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

No in person drop offs are allowed currently at the plant due to Covid-19