Warehouse Supervisor

NatureFresh Farms - Leamington, ON (4 months ago)

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NatureFresh™ Farms is a Leamington-based greenhouse company with facilities in Leamington, ON and Delta, OH. Our company and its innovative, dynamic teams are expanding every day, growing new plant varieties and introducing cutting-edge ideas and practices to the fresh produce industry. However, at NatureFresh™, we don’t just grow plants – we also grow people. Our team is passionate about bringing the highest quality products to consumers, but it is also committed to creating an inspiring, diverse, and team-oriented workplace environment that everyone can enjoy. NatureFresh™ Farms is a recognized leader within the greenhouse farming industry – join our team and help us continue to grow!

Nature Fresh Farms is currently seeking fulltime Warehouse Supervisors at our greenhouse operations in Leamington, ON.

Job Details

A Warehouse Supervisor works in a dynamic team environment alongside General Laborers, Forklift Drivers, Quality Control, Machine Operators, and the Human Resources team to ensure production and other processes within the warehouse operation are running smoothly. If production quotas are met while maintaining quality and safety standards, employee performance, and a positive team atmosphere the Warehouse Supervisor has done their job well.

Job responsibilities include; but are not limited to:

  • Coaching and training employees on proper packing/warehouse procedures
  • Planning, delegating, motivating and leading the team daily to improve performance, while ensuring work is done efficiently, correctly and up to quality standards
  • Collaborating with the Warehouse Manager and Warehouse Supervisors to ensure proper allocation of staff and work
  • Ensuring production lines are organized, prepared, cleaned and maintained to Health and Safety standards and ensuring only quality products are packaged
  • Ensuring all production requirements are met daily
  • Ensuring quality standards are met at all times and compliance of all Health and Safety and Food Safety policies and procedures are maintained
  • Providing feedback, conducting performance reviews and if necessary; applying progressive discipline processes for non-compliances, in a respectful manner
  • Monitoring and reporting maintenance needs to the Maintenance Department or performing minor repairs as needed.
  • Maintaining and completing pre-operational and post cleaning procedure checklists for production lines
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all proprietary information, Company data, and personnel information
  • Completing required paperwork according to policies set out by NatureFresh

Job Requirements

  • Supervisory experience is an asset but not a requirement
  • Previous experience in a warehouse facility is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Must be a team player and able to effectively lead and direct the work of others
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • English is required
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a definite asset
  • Available to work Monday through Saturday; flexibility is required to meet the changes in production levels and greenhouse seasons

Workplace Conditions

  • Winter temperatures are comfortable however summer temperatures can be very warm and humid
  • Hours will fluctuate according to the ongoing needs of the business, approximately 44-60 hours per week
  • Working with minimal supervision during the day but also communicating with the Warehouse Manager and HR as necessary

Physical Requirements

  • Walking, sitting, standing and some heavy lifting throughout the day

Compensation

  • $18 - $24 will be based on experience. Statutory holiday pay applicable.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and want to join our dynamic team, we encourage you to apply in person at 634 Mersea Rd 7, by fax at 519-326-6356, or through www.naturefresh.ca.

Location: 634 Mersea Rd 7 RR#5 Leamington ON

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • English (Required)