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Team Leader - Production/Plant


Fort Erie, ON, CA, L2A 1W3

Req ID:  24364

Are you a manufacturing professional with drive and determination to grow and advance in your career?  Do you thrive on being in the midst of the action? If this is you, Rich Products is a stable family owned company with sales in 110 countries, a workplace with a great culture, and the potential for advancement.   We are looking for someone who has the potential and ability to rapidly advance in our food manufacturing organization.


As a leader, innovator and someone willing to help their team get the job done, this position could be right for you.  Have you asked yourself, what’s my next career move?  Keep reading.  This position in Fort Erie, Ontario is in a unionized food manufacturing plant with 275 associates. Fort Erie is a border town with Buffalo New York and offers a rare combination of small-town values and easy access to big city amenities and culture. 


We are in search of an experienced Team Leader/Supervisor who will be responsible for applying their manufacturing knowledge and expertise on the plant floor. The successful candidate will play a key role in the success of our organization by overseeing our production lines and associates and implementing industry best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and senior management.


To ensure production at the Fort Erie Plant is carried in the most efficient, safe, and high quality manner possible.  This position is responsible for assisting in the direction, development, and administration of the Bakery and Parbake Operation.



  • Supervise Parbake Operation and/or Frozen Dough Plant as needed for a 6 day week production.
  • Responsible Management Representative on site while in charge of operation and support groups
  • Ensure all work is completed on schedule, within spec., and safely
  • Ensure all Company Policies and Procedures, Provincial Laws are adhered to
  • All decisions made within confines of Collective Agreement
  • Ensure that sufficient training is provided to all associates
  • Production Throughputs, Food Safety Program, Quality and Safety
  • Responsible for supervision of Line Coordinators as well as all Bakery Associates to ensure production and quality products meets scheduling needs.


  • Parbake, Bakery (Frozen Dough) knowledge
  • 5 years supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Community College diploma or Food Science degree
  • Knowledge of OHSA, ESA, etc.
  • Knowledge of computers and MS Office
  • Knowledge of GMPs, Food Safety, and HACCP
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment considered an asset
  • Motivator, conciliator, firm but fair
  • Superior communication skills
  • Spends considerable periods of time on their feet walking the plant, climbing stairs, ladders, etc.
  • Must be able to lift up to 22kg.


Rich Products provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, Rich Products complies with applicable provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  Please contact our HR department if you will require assistance with our recruiting process due to a disability.

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