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Supervisor, Manufacturing

Date: 24-Oct-2021

Location: Toronto (GTA), CA, M9L 1L8

Company: CONA Services

Facility Location- Weston  

Work Location -   

Posting Locations - Toronto (GTA)

Department - Weston Warehouse Team 1

Job Function - Manufacturing/Production Operations

Employee Type -  Regular Employee FT  Salaried

Shift/Hours –  

About Us

Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada Bottling!


Coke Canada Bottling is Canada's premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centres, and five production facilities nationwide.


We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.


We pride ourselves on building diverse and sustainable relationships with our customers, consumers, stakeholders, and communities through our shared values: lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, collaboration, integrity, accountability, quality and safety.


Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq's®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, and A&W®.

About This Opportunity

The Manufacturing/Production Supervisor is responsible for ensuring efficient and safe practices by each member of the production team. Adheres to the plant schedule and ensures that quality standards are properly acknowledged and effectively executed by every member of production. 


Shift: Ability to work dayshift, evening shift, night shift or weekend shift. Ability to be on an on-call basis as required for graveyards and weekends.


  • Supervises each member of the production team, ensuring they practice proper quality and safety standards every day.
  • Manage labor and operations within the OPEX budget.
  • Ensures the equipment being used for production is operating safely and in appropriate working order.
  • Analyzes data to determine appropriate corrective action response for MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures), Minor Stops, and establish the root-cause analysis.  
  • Staffs, trains, evaluates and develops production team members. 
  • Manages line efficiencies, key performance indicators, and production downtime. 
  • Monitors the production process, making periodic checks and adjustments to the equipment or practices according to standard operating procedures. 
  • Verifies the readiness of the production line at start-up; oversees shift and/or product line changeovers. Adjusts product schedules to accommodate business needs.
  • Manages overall packaging and product quality to ensure required standards and specifications are achieved. 
  • Maintains a regular presence on the production floor; oversees the production line and its employees.
  • Partners with maintenance, quality, warehouse, and logistics departments to achieve KBI goals.
  • Leads the improvement effort in production to achieve set goals for increased engagement with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Maintains daily production reports with SAP, including downtime.
  • Work on Autonomous Maintenance (TPM)
  • Works with Production Manager to identify and implement efficiency and yield improvements.
  • Completes the Defective Material Returns (DMR) for supervisors to ensure customer credits are processed appropriately.


  • Minimum 4 years work experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical Certification preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experiences in manufacturing industry required. Beverage or consumer goods preferred.  
  • Prior experience supervising or managing employees in an operations environment.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Strong leadership, coaching and development skills. Demonstrated ability to work well team members.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of LEAN principles, including Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Improvement Process, Kaizen, TPM, Six-Sigma and Communication Tools preferred.
  • Working knowledge of LEAN tools and methodologies such as 5S, RCA (Root Cause Analysis), the 5-Why’s, Fish-Bone Diagram, and Kaizen preferred.
  • Maintains strong knowledge of TPM (Total Productive Manufacturing), and AM (Autonomous Maintenance) Pillar Tools, including CIL (Clean, Inspect, Lubricate), SOC (Source of Contamination), RCO (Rapid Changeover), CL (Centerlines) and HTR (Hard to Reach) preferred.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer application skills, including knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP. Capable of creating, maintaining, and analyzing data in spreadsheets, reports, and charts.
  • Forklift certification is a plus.


All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada Bottling”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third-party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and drivers abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.


Coke Canada Bottling is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with several programs, policies and resources in place to support our people. For individuals requiring accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email

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