Production Supervisor (Temp. 15 months) Various Schedule
Region :   Canada > Quebec
Location :   Granby
Activity sector :   Production (managers, supervisors, etc.)
Position number :   2014-020
Status :   Temporary
Duration :   15 months
Founded in 1938, Agropur cooperative is a Canadian dairy industry leader, with sales of 3.8 billion dollars. With some 3,400 shareholders, it has over 6,000 employees at 29 plants, numerous distribution centers and offices across Canada and the U.S. Agropur processes more than 3.3 billion liters of milk annually and offers an impressive array of products, including such popular brands as Québon, OKA, Sealtest, Natrel, Island Farms, IÖGO and Schroeder.

Job Description
Under the supervision of the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor manages work teams, monitors manufacturing procedures and ensures the smooth running of operations. More specifically, the incumbent:
  • Monitors manufacturing procedures and ensures compliance with production plans;
  • Manages, mobilizes, develops staff, encourages staff members to be accountable and to take part in the decision-making process;
  • Ensures compliance with health and safety, environmental and hygiene programs as well as the application and updating of the quality master plan (ISO, training);
  • Oversees the application of the collective agreement;
  • Ensures equipment's sanitation;
  • Uses a participative management style;
  • Participates in plant committees.


  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science or a College Diploma in dairy processing;
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience, preferably in the food industry;
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience could also be considered;
  • Experience managing unionized employees;
  • Preferred skills: communication, autonomy and initiative.
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