FGF Brands Line Leader- Production Full Time in Greater Toronto Area, ON

FGF Brands

Branch Greater Toronto Area ON CA

Line Leader- Production
Greater Toronto Area, ON

Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment (food/bakery experience is desirable) Must be a demonstrated leader who easily interacts…

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. We have two positions, afternoons and night shift .

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 manpower to ensure that the production in the plant runs smoothly Is responsible for product quality and efficiency on assigned production line 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
Co re 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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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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