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SHIFT MANAGER

 

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

 

Key responsibilities:

·         Realizes the production schedule in accordance with the standards regarding quality, efficiency and recovery. Collects and checks the recorded production data (checklists, reports etc.), observes deviations during realization and, if necessary, takes corrective action(s). Informs employees and Production manager about the corrective actions. and discusses possibilities to improve. 

·         Decides whether to stop the production process in case of abnormalities. Puts together the shift crew, based on the production schedule.  Monitors the activities that need to be carried out in case a product change occurs.  Sets the priorities with regard to maintenance activities and communicates this with Maintenance.

·         Takes care of an effective and efficient work organization. Puts together work schedules for the shift’s crew every two weeks, reckoning with scheduled vacation days, PTO and absence through illness.

·         Is involved in personnel matters in the shift, such the need for hiring and dismissals of current employees. Carries out evaluations. Advises with regard to pay rates and other benefits, promotion, demotion and establishes proposals for training. Takes care of the training of new employees.

·         Based on the sample results of the raw, adjusts the production schedule and/or processing parameters in agreement with Operators. The scheduler and Production manager are informed accordingly. Cooperates with QA Supervisor on hold product. Organizes shift meetings and takes part in shift managers’ progress meetings.

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma/or equivalent required

·         Associate degree preferred

·         4-6 years managerial experience

·         All employees are required to complete food safety training and comply with all SQF standards

·         Employees are expected to complete monthly, annual, and job training as necessary

·         Individuals will be trained according to the training matrix

What We Offer:

  • We take pride in our people and support them.  We have an industry-leading employee incentive program, 401K with a company match up to 5%, and continually review and adjust our rates of pay to ensure we remain competitive.  We provide unrivaled benefit plans for our employees and their families, most of which start the first of the month after hire, including medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage, flex spending accounts, life and supplemental insurance, long term disability insurance, and paid time off with carryover.  Our other industry leading benefits include internal growth opportunities, paid breaks, uniform and shoe allowance, referral bonuses, and relocation assistance.  Plus now offering a $500 sign on bonus!

 

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 

Please apply online.  Position will be posted until filled.  

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

  

 

Cavendish Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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