Production Supervisor

by Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Oct 16, 2021
Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd.

Job Description


Production Supervisor


We are looking for a Production Supervisor with at least 3 years of supervisory experience to oversee our production operations. You’ll guarantee that production remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organizing workflows.


In a fast paced environment like production, the supervisor is an integral part of the process. You must meet performance and safety standards, comprehend complex operations and provide a safe work environment for employees. 



Reporting to the Production Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Meet performance standards related to Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) and will provide a safe work environment for employees within the department while working with the H&S team to develop identify hazards and prevent incidents.
  • Accountable to the company’s KPI’s; Health and Safety, Food Safety, Quality, Waste Rate and Run Rates.
  • Ensure food safety is communicated throughout the production process
  • Ensure quality output is achieved via adherence to recipes and specifications, reducing the number of customer complaints.
  • Build and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Help gather information to continuously improve preventative maintenance schedules on industrial equipment.
  • Work to reduce the amount of production disposal costs due to preventable production errors to meet and exceed waste reduction targets.
  • Manage the department’s optimal use of materials, machinery and labour efficiently to meet run rate targets.
  • Actively seek opportunities to improve processes and create sustainable success and longevity.
  • Key member of the leadership team who will contribute to the success of Dr. Oetker.
  • Support the Production Manager as needed.
  • Management may at its discretion reassign you to a different department based on operational need. 




  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Mechanical Engineer diploma would be consider an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience in a unionized and/or food manufacturing environment would be consider an asset.
  • Experience supervising a team
  • Experience working with SAP or similar systems


Attributes and Competencies

  • Strong knowledge on KPI’s, Health and Safety, Food Safety, Quality, HACCP, Waste Rate and Run Rates.
  • Intimate knowledge in Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR)
  • Excellent leadership, change management, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Sound judgement, independent and critical thinking and ability to make difficult and time sensitive decisions.
  • Excellent conflict resolutions skills, diplomacy and tact.
  • Ability to work according to tight schedules and timelines, managing process flow and function well independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work any shift.
  • Strong written verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and the leadership team.


Location: London, ON

Want to shape the future with quality? Then we look forward to your application!


Dr. Oetker Ltd.

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