Production Supervisor , Groundfish: Line, Freezing and storage.

Job description

Location: Surrey BC                               Job Type: Full Time Permanent                            Wage Offered: Start at $27.00 CAD/hour

Become a part of our Production team, we are looking for a Supervisor to our FISH FREEZING/STORAGE and GROUNDFISH FILLETING LINE.

The production supervisor for groundfish will work with our staff to efficiently operate the groundfish line and to build a great culture on the floor.


Type of Employment: Full time Permanent       Hours of work: 32-40 per week     Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible (Based in Canada is an asset)

Benefits: Dental care, Extended health care, Vision care


Job duties:

  • Recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Supervise, co-ordinate, schedule and review activities of workers.
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other work units, Identify, evaluate, control and prevent hazards at all stages of the food production process.
  • Monitoring of production materials and supplies.
  • Establish methods to organize and plan production accordingly for multiple orders and customers.
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures for continuous improvement in productivity and product quality.
  • Provide training and coaching to production staff regarding different job duties, use of equipment or tools, safety procedures and company policy.
  • Provide recommendation on personnel actions such as hiring’s and promotions.
  • Prepare production reports to ensure recoveries meet standards. Reviewing daily production reports to ensure production meets quality and production targets as defined by the Company.
  • Identify, evaluate, control and prevent hazards at all stages of the production process. Ensuring that HACCP, GMP and QA standards for food regulations are met.

Job requirements


  1. 5 years as a Supervisor in Fish/Meat industry (International factories/plants/companies preferably)
  2. Knowledge of specialized machinery: -deboners, knife sharpeners, fish skinners-
  3. Knowledge of Groundfish process

Education: Highschool degree is a must, University/College Education will be an asset.

Language: Excellent English Skills

Candidate must prove/ be ok with:

  • Ability to supervise 40-50 people – Labourers in fish processing, Fish plant workers, Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers.
  • Strong leadership, Interpersonal and Communication skills both verbal and written with a proven ability to communicate in an ESL work environment.
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods.
  • Working in cooler temperature, wet and moist.
  • Requires flexibility on work time to meet tight deadlines.

If you are based already in Canada/USA and available to relocate immediately would be an asset.


1 Openings

  • Waged Offered: $Starting $27 CAD/hour
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Years of Experience Required: 5
  • Education Required: Specialized Training
  • LMIA Status: LMIA approved

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