Production Supervisor (Vancouver/Lower Mainland)

Post Date: 24/01/2022

Type of Placement: Full-Time, Permanent


K-Bro Linen Systems Inc. is the Canadian Leader of Laundry and Linen Services to the Healthcare and Hospitality Industries. With 9 plants across Canada, K-Bro employs over 1,600 people and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are dedicated to providing our customers with quality and excellence.

With our continuing growth, our state-of-the art South Burnaby location has an opening for a Production Supervisor.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the co-ordination of production flow to ensure maximum productivity
  • Supervise, coach, manage and mentor new and existing production workers
  • Support senior management in achieving production goals
  • Learn, implement and adapt to new production methods and procedures
  • Review, manage and adjust production to meet customers’ varying needs
  • Coordinate the proper loading/unloading of incoming/outgoing trucks to ensure optimal on-time performance
  • Maintain daily production records and produce regular production reports
  • Operate highly automated PLC driven equipment
  • Communicate with customers via telephone and e-mail
  • Adhere to and enforce all OH&S guidelines and policies
  • Report to and assist Production Managers with other production-related duties

Job Skills Required

  • At least 1-2 years of supervisory experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Experience in an industrial laundry facility a definite asset
  • Strong work ethic and leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced production environment
  • Ability to train, coach and supervise a large number of staff
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and possess a high degree of initiative and sense of urgency
  • Willingness and a genuine desire to learn
  • Flexible to work throughout the week including weekends
  • Good understanding of computer systems
  • Physically fit able to lift and move heavy objects
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Flexible and adaptable in reacting to customer requests
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications including: Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Strong organizational skills

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