Production Supervisor

Under the supervision of the Plant Manager and/or the Operation Coordinator, the production supervisor will be responsible to supervise and manage the bakery operations to ensure highest level of efficiency and quality, participate to the production activities and be able to cover all positions of the department. Also, this person will manage daily unforeseen challenges related to the operations, as well as take care of the production planning with his/her Superior with the production planner.



  • Maintain the product quality standards and ensure that all employees respect the sanitation procedures
  • Complete and sign off the quality and production forms on a daily basis and ensure their accuracy (CCP forms, SO docs, etc.)
  • Hold daily shift meeting prior to relieve the previous shift
  • Hold a monthly shift meeting and complete the report for the plant manager
  • Be able to work all positions if required by the operations
  • Manager unforseen challenges related to the operations
  • Participate in the production meetings and any other required plant meeting
  • Use Internal computer system to submit the work orders to the maintenance team
  • Respect the company policies and rules, and ensure that all employees are following the same policies and rules
  • Fill out Shop orders properly and ensure accuracy
  • Participate in plant testing; ensure required personnel and the raw material required for the completion of these tests, and report results
  • Participate in the elaboration of the quality control program related to production.


  • Analyze different requests and propose any changes when needed
  • Explain all circumstances related to customer complaints received and work on follow-up
  • Analyze the personnel needs and allocate them according to operational needs
  • Ensure thaht work is completed in the required delays and with accuracy
  • Seek continuous improvement of work methods to improve efficiency


  • Supervise the work done by employees, team leaders and operators
  • Verify the work Schedule for his/her shift and manage the time for all employees on that shift
  • Approve pay periods
  • Follow-up on employee absences and lateness
  • Make all request for agency personnel
  • Meet with employees of his/her work shift to resolve different problems
  • Take disciplinary measures with employees in collaboration with Human Resources
  • Participate in welcoming and integrating new employees and train them
  • Evaluate the employees on their workshift
  • Make sure that work and safety rules are respected and report any incidents/accidents to the Human Resources and Plant Manager.


  • Food science ( College or University) or equivalent
  • 5 to 10 years of experience as a bakery supervisor or in a related field of work
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP software, an asset
  • Computer skills: Word, Excel,data entry
  • Be able to work Under pressure to respect all set deadlines and late orders
  • Must be able to mobilize his/her personnel
  • Be able to be part of a team to ensure motivation and collaboration of the personnel
  • Be able to write in English

Position located in Vineland, USA.