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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Manufacturing, Restaurant - Food Service, Warehouse


Rywick Recruitment is looking for a Lead Hand!

Our client, a major food manufacturing company in the west end of the GTA  is looking to add a Lead Hand to their team. Multiple shifts are available. The Lead oversee production lines in conjunction with and directions from Production  Supervisor and/or Production Manager, while contributing to a healthy work environment.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a back up to the Production Supervisor when required.
  • Ensures all equipment is operating efficiently and effectively communicate with Maintenance, Production Supervisor and/or Manager on any issues that may affect performance and production output.
  • Responsible for setting up production lines, equipment and conducting changeovers.
  • Ensures that all staff throughout the plant follow GMPs and SOPs to maintain company’s high quality and food safety standards.
  • Ensures all QA checks are properly followed and adhered to.
  • Responsible for ensuring all production documentation and checks are completed accurately, including packaging, labeling and all QA and production records.
  • Must consistently monitor and motivate production team to increase efficiencies and ensure. production targets are met daily. This includes but not limited to documenting downtime, safety and any quality issues. 


Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English in order to follow written performance and safety instructions.
  • Ability to work weekends if required.
  • Ability to lift up to 20kg.
  • Must work well in a team environment. 
  • Ability to act with discretion, patience and diplomacy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Positive and professional demeanor.
  • Good prioritization skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with people at all levels.

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