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Plant Supervisor

Cavendish Agri Services - 5 Jobs
Salisbury, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Posted 18 days ago

Plant Supervisor

Cavendish Agri Services supports farmers in growing healthy and productive crops. We have 9 manufacturing/retail locations serving Atlantic Canada. Our primary products include fertilizers, crop protectants and technical expertise.

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Plant Supervisor will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.


  • Education Required: High School Diploma
  • Lead hand or supervisory experience is required
  • People management skills is an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude considered an asset
  • Loader experience considered an asset
  • Class 3 driver's license or willingness to acquire
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Clear understanding and dedication to meeting deadlines
  • Understanding of mechanical concepts
  • Ability to work variable hours and days during peak season
  • Previous exposure to an agricultural environment is an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Word and Excel

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate the daily operations of the plant in the most efficient, cost effective & safe manner
  • Work collaboratively with the sales team to ensure we provide superior customer service
  • Ensure the efficient and safe operation of the Truro facility
  • Identify and implement Continuous Improvement projects to support objectives
  • Inventory control
  • Ensure adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and complete the appropriate documentation
  • Oversee preventative and planned maintenance of plant equipment
  • Ensure safety compliance and operational training is up to date
  • Oversee and provide input on the seasonal hiring needs and recruitment process
  • Helping with preparing the budget and working within the budget.

Cavendish Agri Services is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • A flexible health, drug, dental, and vision plan
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs
  • Health & wellness reimbursements, includes gym memberships, fitness classes or online workout programs
  • Maternity leave top-up program (if applicable)
  • RRSP matching program
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development as well as 24/7 access to online curated learning
  • Growth and progression opportunities within Cavendish Agri Services and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies

For further details, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online.

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here .

Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees. #LI-KR1

Competition Number: 23005529
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