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  • Packaging Supervisor

  • Thunder Creek Pork - Moose Jaw
  • October 13, 2020

Department: Production

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Position title: Production

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description
Title Packaging Supervisor
Department Operations
Location  Moose Jaw, SK- Thunder Creek Pork
Reports to Plant Superintendent

Company Background

Donald’s Fine Foods is a family owned business that has operated for over 20 years.  We are a specialty meat manufacturer spanning four plants in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.



Company Values


·         Customer Focus – Exceptional customer service is the measure of our success

·         Integrity – Fairness, honesty, responsibility and trust mark every relationship inside and outside of the company

·         People – We treat our employees, customers, suppliers and the community with respect

·         Quality – Uncompromising standards in everything we do

·         Safety – We care about our people and emphasize a culture of safety throughout our Company


Brief Job Description

The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for accomplishing manufacturing results by leading and coordinating daily operational aspects of the production facility.  The incumbent evaluates day-to-day operations within these departments to optimize safety, productivity, efficiency and quality to meet the organizational goals and customer needs.

This position will allow the candidate to build valuable industry/product knowledge. By achieving a set of pre-defined objectives within a 12-month period, the successful candidate would be awarded the position of Cut Floor Supervisor.



Ensure all employees are using personal safety equipment & following safety procedures.

Accomplishes human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching for support and providing constructive discipline; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; adhering to policies and procedures.

Direct responsibility for the following sub-production areas: end of production lines, palletizing, sundry room, cryovac and box room.

Regularly coordinates with Cut-Floor Supervisor to maintain accuracy in dynamic Production demands.

Maintain and improve quality by establishing and enforcing organizational GMP standards as well as CFIA regulations.

Coordinates with Quality Assurance to ensure all scales and labels are checked for quality and accuracy.

Maintain and suggest improvements to work flow processes by monitoring processes, providing analysis and implementing cost reduction strategies while fostering a spirit of cooperation between departments.

Provide continuous improvement feedback to applicable departments to ensure customer satisfaction.

Consistently meet customer requirements regarding quality and packaging specifications.

Responsible to ensure optimal efficiencies and targets are being met.

Communicates regularly with all departments to ensure facility, machines and lines are running at optimum levels and maximum quality

Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Familiar with WorkSafe Saskatchewan regulations.

Assists in all safety related issues (investigations, return to work plan management.



3-5 years’ experience in a meat processing facility or manufacturing environment.

Progressive knowledge of business and management principles (production operations, budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources).

Working knowledge of WorkSafe Saskatchewan regulations.

Ability to self-direct, set goals, motivate employees and create accountability.

Organized and ability to adhere to deadlines.

Analytical based Problem-Solving Skills

Critical-Thinking Skills

Excellent communication skills – written/spoken.

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