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Production Supervisor (Afternoon Shift) – Richmond, BC

Full time, Permanent + Vancouver, BC

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, Raincoast Crisps and Whippet (to name just a few). Our head office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

Production Supervisor (Afternoon Shift) – Richmond, BC

The Production Supervisor position directly supervises 20+ employees at the Food manufacturing facility and is responsible for meeting all safety expectations, production schedules and product quality requirements. Candidates must have excellent communication skills to instruct employees on manufacturing processes, motivate performance, implement continuous improvement activities and work with teams throughout the organization.


  • Ensures quality production standards are followed at all times.
  • Directly supervises and follows up on scheduled work with all associates in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Review production schedule for needs and accuracy
  • Responsible for understanding, communicating, and following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).
  • Responsible for the training of all new associates in proper methods and procedures to perform their job safely and efficiently.
  • Continues to develop and lead associates with on-going training.
  • Initiates and follows up on all suggested safety improvements, follows up training of all safety procedures as well as monitoring associates.
  • Ensures equipment availability and proper operation throughout the shift.


Qualifications include:

  • 3 years’ experience in a supervisor or team leader role
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Allow for and be a participant of ongoing innovations and process improvements.
  • Utilize leadership and teambuilding skills for associate growth and retention.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize projects on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Ability to make decisions regarding production needs and requirements
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and general computer skills
  • Must be flexible to work extended hours, day and night shifts, and scheduled weekends.


We offer career elevating opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by May 12, 2023 quoting the appropriate position title to: vancouverresumes@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

Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. 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.