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Production Supervisor


Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Job Type:  Bakery Operations
N3S 7X6

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 13 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

What we can offer you!

· Competitive wages

· Comprehensive company paid health and dental benefits

· Company RPP – enrollment upon hire

· Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

· Employee programs including tuition reimbursement and paid parental leave

· Fun social events throughout the year, including BBQs, ice cream days, employee baseball games, and Christmas parties


Job Title

  • Production Supervisor



  • Production


Reporting to

  • Senior Supervisor, Bakery - Production


Position Purpose

To supervise all aspects of line performance including day-to-day operations, safety, quality, efficiencies, employee performance, and training and development.  Coordination of line technical activities and assignment of line tasks to team members.


Key Accountabilities

Effectively manage production employees and ensure smooth operation of the production line.



  • Monitor staff performance including the timely completion of individual performance reviews and ensure developmental goals are in place for staff to maximize their potential.
  • Inspire your team to achieve excellent results on each shift, ensuring motivational levels remain high and encourage your team to participate in the success of the business.  Part of this is to ensure that the roles and responsibilities of each team member are clear.
  • Promote a customer-first attitude through coaching and setting a great example while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Provide technical input into the creation of technical documents (i.e. SWI’s, PPS’s, and troubleshooting manuals).
  • Work in conjunction with the Manager, Senior Supervisor, and technical lead to develop and implement improvements to achieve departmental results and objectives.
  • Provide excellent leadership by example from the floor to everyone on your shift, acting with honesty and integrity and ensuring that the cultural values of Aspire Bakeries are being promoted at all times.
  • Ensure all employees are aware of their responsibilities specific to food safety, legality and quality
  • Maintain the required hygiene, safety and quality standards on the production floor
  • Ensure a clean and safe work area.
  • Complete necessary paperwork.
  • Provide back-up to Senior Supervisor during vacation periods or other periods of absence.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities and mechanical aptitude.
  • The willingness to adapt to multiple priorities.
  • Practical experience in operating most production lines within the facility.
  • Hands-on, willing attitude
  • Abillity to work with minimal supervision
  • Taking initiative to achieve results
  • Interpersonal skills to maintain positive employee relations
  • Ability to lead and motivate a  team.
  • Dedicated and energetic.


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level


  • High school diploma or equivelant
  • Good oral and written English skills


  • A minimum of 2-3 years related experience within the food manufacturing sector would be preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess post secondary education in business, food science or technical trades or equivalent experience.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Physical demands may also include reaching, bending, lifting (up to a maximum of 50 lbs) and performing repetitive actions
  • Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 15% of total work time.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.
  • This is a 24 hour / 7 day manufacturing operation.  Ability to work different shifts and weekends is required.
  • The production areas are often loud due to the machinery that is running; earplugs are required to be worn while in the bakery at all times.


We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.