Production Supervisor - NEW FACILITY

Production Supervisor - NEW FACILITY – Full-Time

Since 1956, Sunrise Soya Foods has been trusted by generations to produce healthy and delicious soy products. As Canada’s leading tofu manufacturer, we are dedicated in our commitment to putting Goodness First® behind everything that we do. From our products to our workplace, we adhere to our values of: Customer Focus, Honesty and Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Corporate Citizenship.

Our new Delta location is currently seeking Production Supervisor to join our growing Western team.


The Production Supervisor is responsible for ensuring production efficiency maximization through the effective utilization of labor, improvement of production methods and cost control. Achieve results through a team approach, directing the work of production staff as well as working with other departments in the Company. 


  • We have two primary questions ahead of all our actions: Will this impact safety; will this impact our Tofu?
  • Team first: Production & maintenance teams are driven by the same objective; we will work collaboratively to resolve any challenges in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • We recognize the opportunity our new plant has presented us and we continually strive to be the best
  • We will further develop your flexibility and agility: training and development programs will be offered to enhance performance.
  • We live by data, standard practices and routines, and measure to prioritize our actions
  • We take full responsibility for our actions and value transparency.
  • We are going to be a lean structure and a busy organization: Team work and communication will be key for the overall success of the organization 


  • Develop and implement continuous improvement within the production staff through regular feedback, coaching and training.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship to ensure that day-to-day production outputs are met through her subordinates.
  • Assists with the preparation of the weekly manpower schedule based on master production plan. 
  • Ensures that company policies and mission are communicated to all production staff; Motivates staff to work towards achieving company standards.
  • Conducts weekly production staff meeting to address and discuss any production related issues and concerns
  • Collaborates with Quality Assurance Manager, Plant Manager and operators in trouble shooting production related problems; cultivating a continuous quality improvement mentality on the production floor to resolve long term quality issues. Provides safe food production to ensure; SQF, GMP and Kosher procedures are met.
  • Develops and enforces work safe policies and procedures to meet OHS requirements; working closely with H&S Coordinator in investigating WCB claims and to establish a continuous safety mentality in the work environment.
  • Liaising with maintenance department to ensure that all production equipment problems are identified and resolved in a timely manner. 
  • Attends/holds regular meetings with other departments to review and resolve production, equipment, health/safety, and quality-related issues, etc. 
  • Reviews daily production tracking reports (i.e. yield, wastage, labor utilization, downtime, etc.) from the previous day and investigate any discrepancy, finds root causes to develop and implements long term solutions. 
  • Conducts probationary and annual performance reviews with subordinates.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned by Production Manager.


  • 70% in the production floor and 30% in an office setting
  • Full-Time position (40 hours per week).
  • Be available to work any day of the week to meet production requirements.
  • Answer internal enquiries after work as required.


  • College, University or Technical degree, preferably in food production.
  • Minimum 5 years production supervisory experience, preferably in food industry.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good written and verbal English.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong teamwork/team building/motivation skills.
  • Computer skills:  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.


Please email, mail, or fax your resume/CV to: 

Sunrise Soya Foods
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
729 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1H5
Fax: 604-254 2828

We thank all applicants for applying however only those selected for an interview will be contacted