Processing Supervisor (Portage la Prairie, MB)

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This individual is responsible for planning and coordinating the Raw Product or Packaging activities on a shift in coordination with Shift Manager direction to maximize operational efficiencies and to ensure the safety of all employees. In the raw area, this job plans and recommends changes in raw product blends on shift to ensure that the best possible utilization of the raw to meet or exceed customer expectations. In the packaging area, this job coordinates the activities in the packaging area on shift to produce finished products at target specifications in a food safe environment. They will advise the Shift Manager of current conditions and support the Shift Managers accountability in their areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans and coordinates the raw or packaging activities with Shift Management and other support personnel. 
  • Supervises the raw or packaging area employees by directing the activities of the team to provide the best support during each shift.
  • Is responsible for supporting, managing, or implementing People Safety, Food Safety, Sanitation, and Product Quality standards.
  • Assists in the training of employees in the raw or packaging area in the proper methods of equipment operation, record keeping, interdepartmental communication and all other necessary operational procedures.
  • In the raw area, ensures that the area is following specifications and monitoring raw coming into the plant for attributes and properly communicating to team. This includes unloading, sizing/elimination, bin designation, line designation and execution of the raw plan in conjunction with raw procurement. 
  • In the packaging area, ensures that the area is operating as efficient as possible at all times in conjunction with changes in the process throughout each shift.  This includes the development and implementation of process/productivity improvements and managing all tote/rework activities to minimize the overall impact to plant operations.
  • Leads, attends, and participates in training activities appropriate to the position and to incorporate acquired skills and knowledge.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years related experience and/or training

Job Requisition ID: 18432 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): FG Plant - Portage la Prairie 

Country: Canada 


** Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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