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Production/Plant Supervisor

Full Time + Cambridge, ON

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our Corporate office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

We are offering a fast paced, career elevating opportunity for a Production/Plant Supervisor at our new highly automated state-of-the-art baking facility in Cambridge, Ontario. The expectation for every employee of this unique and flexible facility is to work cooperatively as part of the team to produce safe, high quality food products, efficiently and effectively.

This is a salary position, reporting directly to the Plant Lead.  This role is a rotating days/afternoons position with the following key responsibilities:

Production/Plant Supervisor

This is a salary position, reporting directly to the Plant Lead.  This role is a rotating days/afternoons position with the following key responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership, coaching and technical support to a group of 10 – 15 Technical Operators, Maintenance Personnel and Sanitation Crew Members
  • Lead daily Production Meetings and coordinate shift to shift communication sessions
  • Drive Continuous Improvement in Cost, Quality and Health & Safety
  • Develop and engage team members, through training and growth opportunities
  • Report daily activities through clear, concise production reports to both Plant Lead and Maintenance Lead
  • Responsible for the control of inventory of materials, allocating material and meeting production deadlines
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma, preference in the Food Science Technology/Engineering or related field
  • Broad range of experience with Operational Systems
  • Strong technical writing skills, with experience developing Quality and Health & Safety Systems/Programs
  • A history of meeting and exceeding challenging performance goals; a desire to “win”
  • Ability to perform tasks effectively both individually and as a member of a team
  • 3 - 5 years relevant working experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of the principles of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing would be considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in developing a “team first” culture


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by July 15, 2022 quoting the appropriate position title and your name in the subject line to hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats)

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

 Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.