Supervise production workforce in Packaging through the Group Managers.
Involved in the planning, directing and managing of packaging activities in pursuit of KPI achievement in accordance with VPO and Brewery Support standards.
Coach workforce & Group Managers through troubleshooting and monitoring of packaging and operating processes and equipment. Lead process improvement and initiate change.
Responsible for entire departmental operating budget.
Assist in achieving maintenance budget
Ensure daily production efficiencies, quality expectations and schedule attainment is met.
Monitor safety regulations to assure employee compliance. Assure legal compliance by employees.
Assure compliance with labor contracts. Manage the relationship with the union where appropriate including discipline & grievances where necessary or applicable.
Manages the development of the department resources through training, informal feedback and individual performance appraisals. Ensures effective interactions between packaging department and internal/external customers.
Coach salaried employees on their roles and responsibilities as well as developing employees through the normal performance evaluation process and cycle.
Bachelor of Science (Engineering/Food Science Preferred) or equivalent
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the packaging process and maintenance related processes
3-5 years experience in an industrial setting preferred
Good working knowledge of Environment, Health and Safety regulations. Industrial relations in a unionized environment.
Ability to cross functionally move between departments and divisions. Willingness to work as needed and as required outside of normal business hours. Ability to relocate within the brewery system.
Strong computer skills. Basic mechanical and electrical knowledge. Technical and problem-solving skills.
Leadership skills, comfort level with change, and the ability to lead change.
Knowledge of basic budgeting
Solid interpersonal skills and team orientation. Coach salaried employees on their roles and responsibilities as well as developing employees through the normal performance evaluation process and cycle.
Bilingual (French and English) both oral and written.