Shift Packaging Supervisor - Simplot Canada

Posted on February 21, 2019. Region: Westman Region, MB

Simplot Canada’s Portage la Prairie facility is one of five plants within the processed potatoes sector of the Food Group Division and they are growing, literally! Simplot is undergoing a major expansion of its Portage Processing Plant and are seeking a Shift Packaging Supervisor to add to their team.

Reporting directly to the Shift Manager, the Shift Packing Supervisor coordinates the activities in the packaging area on each shift to produce finished products at target specifications in a food safe environment, to maximize operational efficiencies and to ensure the safety of all employees.

What your responsibilities will be:

-Ensuring compliance to company policy, procedures, and Union Agreement.
-Ensuring that all employees are following safe practices and participating in the CARE process by being proactive in their approach to safety inside and outside of work.
-Supervising the packaging area employees by directing the activities of the team to provide the best support during each shift.
-Ensuring that the packaging area is operating as efficient as possible at all times in conjunction with changes in the process throughout each shift.
-Ensuring that all packaging area employees are properly trained to operate equipment, keep records, make timely communications, and to complete any other activity occurring in their area to maximize overall operational effectiveness.
-Ensuring that finished product quality, food safety, and overall sanitation procedures and practices are meeting specification or standards.

In order to be considered, you’ll need:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Food Science or a related field.
-Equivalent education and proven experience in a related position will be considered.
-Food processing experience with experience with plant floor supervision, quality assurance, and safety.
-Good leadership, organizational, and decision making abilities.
-Ability to develop and maintain respectful working relationships with all levels within the organization.
-Experience in continuous improvement in operational processes.

The J.R. Simplot Company is one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the nation, though at heart they’re as small as a single farmer. They pioneer innovations in plant nutrition and food processing, research new ways to feed animals and sustain ecosystems, and strive to feed a growing global population. At Simplot, they’re in the business of Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.

How to Apply :

Please apply online at or by emailing your resume in confidence to Alyx Livingstone at [email protected]. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted.


Simplot Rd
Portage la Prairie, MB

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Phone: (204) 938-4089
Email: [email protected]

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