• Production Line Leader - All Plants

    Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 1:50 PM)
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Hours of Work
    Shift Work
  • Job Description

    Reporting to the Shift Leader and Operations Leader, the Line Leader - Production will provide hands-on leadership on a production shift within the plant to ensure production schedules are met safely and on time all within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Leads by example and fosters an environment of mutual respect and team work among Team Members
    • Conduct pre-shift huddles and provides feedback for Team Leaders
    • Responsible for leading Team Leaders in addition to production crew on one or more production lines
    • Leads, coaches, mentors and trains Leaders and Team Members
    • Ensures production schedules are met and deals with problems that may occur
    • Co-ordinates the various department schedules, products and manpower to ensure that the production in the plant runs smoothly
    • Checks throughout shift to ensure that proper methods and procedures are being used and that quality, safety, environment standards are being met
    • Leads, coaches, mentors and trains Team Leaders, and other Team Members as needed
    • Ensures that a safe working environment is maintained at all times by enforcing Company standards and following up on regular inspections
    • Assists in all testing of new equipment, methods and or products, as well as trouble shoot processes and equipment
    • Utilizes the OMS system to help achieve production targets
    • Assists Shift Leader in ensuring KPIs are met daily
    • Follows and enforce all GMP’s and Safety Procedures as outlined by fgf brands
    • Acts as a backup to Shift Leader when necessary
    • Additional responsibilities may be added to better satisfy needs of the business

    Required Experience

    • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment (food/bakery experience is desirable)
    • Must be a demonstrated leader who easily interacts with others and is adept at leading and motivating a team to meet demands established by the schedule
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication skills, along with simple mathematical abilities
    • Ability to manage difficult people
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Flexible to work days, afternoons, nights & weekends if needed
    • Working knowledge of GMP's, HACCP & O.H.S.A is required
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • Post-secondary education is an asset

    Core Competencies

    • Customer and Product Centricity - Responds to the needs of both internal and external customers in a timely and courteous manner, showing a sense of urgency; always keeping our products front and centre.
    • Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability - Adapts to changes; changes strategy in response to new information; responds appropriately and quickly without having all parameters defined; demonstrate tolerance for speed and uncertainty.
    • Team Work and Collaboration - Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of communication to gain agreement or acceptance of a plan or activity. Is effective in building constructive relationships; uses tact; interacts with others in an open, friendly manner, encourages collaboration.
    • Passion for Excellence – Always looks for ways to improve effectiveness or efficiency, making recommendation to increase productivity in quality of work; develops innovative solutions, challenges the status quo. To be the best, never compromising.
    • Drives Execution - Takes risks, learn from their mistakes, builds trust and is a role model to others. Has a “hands-on” style; is aggressive in achieving desired results.

    Leadership Competencies


    Energizes and Mobilizes Team Members

    • Team Member Selection – Takes ownership for selecting the right talent for the right role.
    • Team Member Development – Continually develops and upgrades team members; coaching and sharing knowledge and experience, uses appropriate style and methods in enabling team to be successful.
    • Team Member Engagement – Creates an environment where people enjoy working hard towards achieving mission, including creating an environment of fun and celebration while delivering results.

    Creates Winning Relationships

    • Performance and Development Feedback – Communicates clear performance expectations, providing feedback in a straight forward and timely manner.
    • Empowerment – Delegates effectively, providing support and opportunities for growth through empowering others.
    • Change Management – Communicates change positively and seeks to enable change. Generates excitement to inspire others. Always communicating in an open manner.
    • Consensus Building – Is effective at consensus building, always doing what is right for the business. Adheres to our mindset of no politics. 



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