Production Supervisor - Simplot Canada

Posted on March 25, 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 Production Supervisor (PS) to add to their team.

The Production Supervisor ensures that all product produced meets quality standards by continuous monitoring of the finished product on all lines and executing the appropriate processing standards to achieve those quality standards. The PS position supervises and coordinates, on an assigned shift, the activities of the facility to meet operational goals, specifically, but not limited to product quality, sanitation, food safety, employee safety along with any other customer or facility requirements. The incumbent must closely monitor internal information gathering and communications systems to evaluate performance of the facility and team members.

What your responsibilities will be:

-Leading various departmental teams to participate in cross functional teams for problem solving in a manner that promotes collaboration.
-Supporting, managing, or implementing food safety & product quality
-Assisting in auditing facility for Quality and Production processes.
-Serving as an ongoing resource for all facilities to drive continuous food safety improvement initiatives as well as processing efficiency standards.
-Working with management team in monitoring control room activities for the facility.
-Ensuring that the processing, packaging and analytical equipment is calibrated and functioning properly.
-Supervising staff activities engaged in the duties of the sanitation processes.

In order to be considered, you’ll need:

-Bachelor’s Degree from 4 year college or university.
-Equivalent education and proven experience in a related position will be considered.
-Equivalent education and proven experience in a related position will be considered.
-Ability to use the Six Sigma approach and methodology for eliminating defects in the manufacturing process.
-Strong organizational and time management skills.
-The PS supports a 24/7 operation and will be required to work shifts.

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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