Group Leader

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :2
Classification :Manufacturing Industry:Manufacturing

Design Group Staffing is currently assisting our client in the search of a Group Leader for their Concord location. The Group Leader is responsible for facilitating the daily operation of the line in order to reach the planned objectives, in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP, Health and Safety.



  • Responsible for set-up lines and equipment for daily operations as per production schedule.
  • Complete changeovers between products to minimize downtime.
  • Troubleshoot production, equipment and quality problems as quickly as possible to reduce lost production time and product waste and update the Supervisor accordingly.
  • Complete daily attendance records for all full-time employees and temporary workers.
  • Ensure PDC’s Health and Safety policies are followed and report any violations or unsafe acts to the Production Supervisor. As well, identify and participate in the corrective action of any unsafe equipment and or workplace hazards
  • Ensure daily adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). Must be enforced throughout the daily production.
  • Follow all production Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Product Standards, and instructions for the product being produced.
  • Engage full time employees and temporary workers within the workplace by providing effective training and communication regarding GMPs, H&S and necessary technical skills relevant to the production line.
  • Identify line performance improvement opportunities, participates in the elaboration and implementation of production processes on the line.
  • Responsible for monitoring the daily production reports i.e., production yields and material usages to ensure accurate data is recorded and given to the Production Supervisor at the end of every shift.
  • Responsible for daily RedZone activities including entering information with regards to start- ups, downtime, and Quality Assurance checks. As well, attend daily huddle meetings.

  • Work every Saturday to Wednesday, or Wednesday to Sunday.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), HACCP, and Health and Safety is preferred.
  • Good planning, organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a team-oriented mindset
  • Results oriented, sense of responsibility and good judgment
  • Demonstrates a high degree of autonomy, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Good communicator, motivator with a positive attitude
  • Proficient with computer applications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Company incentives

  • Group employee insurance program
  • Group RRSP program with employer matching
  • Reimbursement of certain fitness and sports activities expenses
  • Reimbursement for a professional degree
  • Program of Study Scholarship for children of employees
  • Continuous training and professional development

If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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