About Us

New-Life Mills, a division of Parrish & Heimbecker is an exciting place to develop and grow a career in agriculture and agricultural processing that supports Canadian producers of poultry and livestock as well as producers who grow and sell their crops to global markets.  A family-owned Canadian company with deep roots in grain trading, flour milling, animal feed production and live animal management, New-Life Mills has been serving the needs of livestock and poultry producers for more than 50 years.  P&H has invested and matured in the agricultural landscape over 100 years.  With more than 40 locations coast to coast, P&H offers you a unique opportunity to make your mark in a growth-oriented company with a variety of business segments.

Our success comes from a well-established network of assets, ongoing infrastructure development and the strong business relationships we nurture with farmers and suppliers.  Learn more about us at www.parrishandheimbecker.com or www.newlifemills.com.

 

The Opportunity – Production Supervisor (Denfield, ON)

 

 

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the leadership and administration of plant operations.  He or she will oversee staffing, production scheduling, monitoring of raw ingredient inventory, quality of goods produced in the facility and is responsible for coordination with dispatch to ensure timely delivery of finished product.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with production employees, maintenance staff and is a key member of the plant management team.  The Production Supervisor, in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Lead is also responsible for ensuring the implementation of the Feed Assure™ and quality assurance programs, planned and preventative maintenance programs, and all Health & Safety initiatives within the facility.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate production staffing levels to meet requirements of facility (3 shifts, 7 days per week)
  • Assist with recruitment, hiring, orienting, scheduling, and performance management of production employees in cooperation with the Plant Manager
  • Scheduling production , sequencing, dealing with issues (corrective action report)
  • Track production deviations and verify by QA/QC policy
  • Maintain safe workplace for all employees including training of all production employees in Feed Assure, Regulatory, Health & Safety, production processes
  • Plant monitoring – overall responsibility for operations, safety, cleanliness, etc.
  • Work with other members of the management team to foster a Team Approach with a focus on customer service and quality product.
  • Coordinate with Dispatch to maximize efficiencies for both production and deliveries
  • Coordinate with Order Desk / Customer Service Lead for production forecasting (like feeds/longer runs)
  • Communicate with Plant Manager to keep updated on issues/challenges
  • Work with Feed Division Maintenance Supervisor and facility maintenance personnel to determine and prioritize necessary repair items
  • Ensuring Feed Assure regulations are followed
  • Implement and maintain Feed Assure accreditation (working with Quality Assurance Coordinator)
  • Implement and maintain corporate Quality Assurance / Quality Control Program in cooperation with the Nutrition & Technical Integration Department
  • Act as the management representative on the Health and Safety Committee.  Ensure scheduling of monthly meetings, plant inspections, coordination of staff training and compliance levels.

 

 

Qualifications

  • College diploma in engineering, industrial technology, agriculture or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Agriculture background with knowledge of feed ingredients, medications, good manufacturing practices, and mechanical aptitude.
  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on plant and business processes.
  • Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal challenges or obstacles.
  • A clear and solid understanding of personnel policies, practices, procedures and other operational issues faced by the organization.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly MS Office.
  • On call for after-hours production related and customer service emergencies.

 

To Apply

To apply, please visit our career website:  http://parrishandheimbecker.com/career_all providing cover letter and resume.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

New-Life Mills, a division of Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society.  As a result, New-Life Mills is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act.  We welcome applications from men, women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

 

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