At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability, we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day.
Who We Are
We are one of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking.
We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience.
We are seeking a Cellar Supervisor to join our Operation Team on a six-month contract!
Reporting into the Cellar Manager, The Cellar Supervisor will be responsible for direct shift supervision in the Cellars at the Grimsby Winery. Responsible for ensuring work is carried out in an efficient and productive manner, while adhering to standard operating procedures, policies and strict adherence to safe work practices.
We are looking for a teammate with:
College diploma or university degree in a related field of study
Minimum 2 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
Food and beverage manufacturing experience an asset
Strong Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Act
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing systems and continuous improvement methodologies an asset
Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills required
Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access)
This teammate will be accountable for:
Together with the Cellar Manager, supervise and direct the daily activities of Cellar & Harvest employees at the Grimsby winery, ensuring accurate and timely completion of winemaking and sanitation work tickets.
Ensure a safe and healthy work environment through effective execution of Health & Safety programs: adhere to, promote, and improve upon Health and Safety, Food Safety/Quality, and Environmental standards & procedures.
Ensure the safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of production equipment
Hold product quality in the highest regard: promote and ensure adherence to food safety and product quality programs including GMPs, HACCP, and best practices for winemaking procedures
Participate in the development of winemaking & equipment SOPs, lock-out and safe work procedures.
Support troubleshooting and problem-solving to resolve equipment and process issues in a timely manner and to improve operational efficiencies
Participate in, and facilitate team meetings to deliver training, and discuss departmental issues and improvement opportunities
Lead and/or support the execution of continuous improvement studies and projects as assigned to deliver against annual savings targets, working collaboratively with production employees and management staff across all departments
Assist in the recruitment, hiring, orientation and training of new operations employees
Support personal development of team members through open communication, team building and skill upgrading. Manage employee performance and support annual employee performance reviews
Promote a positive department and company culture, encouraging cross functional collaboration, employee accountability, empowerment and engagement
Tracking and reporting of key performance indicators such as budget adherence, wine quality metrics, product losses, labour efficiency and deliver on daily, weekly, monthly and annual KPI and operating targets
Provide site support for continuous improvement activities and initiatives; promote and support principals of lean manufacturing, root cause analysis, value stream optimization and promote a culture of continuous improvement
Create and maintain employee schedules and complete timesheet/payroll functions
Manage material and ingredient inventories and order consumables and equipment parts as needed
We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates should be in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.
Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs in a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment.