Line Supervisor

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.


This position is responsible to operate production equipment, and ensure that line operations are running safely, efficiently and meet Company quality and food safety standards. The Line Supervisor will direct the labour of Machine Operators and Production Associates. They must report daily operation challenges, issues, and activity to management.


  • Proactively ensure production schedule is reviewed and planned out, to determine what products are being produced on assigned production line and ensure line is set-up properly for start-up.
  • Line Supervisor is part of line set up, should have complete knowledge of setting up your line after Sanitation or any maintenance intervention.
  • Manage and lead production; ensuring on time start, correct products set-up on line, enough labor assigned, proper materials set-up and equipment inspected for a smooth production run.
  • Perform Daily Pre-Operational Safety Checks of the production equipment and production environment, and monitor and correct any unsafe condition, missing or defective safety equipment and unsafe worker behaviors.
  • Reports any raw materials shortage to the Production Supervisor, inclusive of but not limited to, soybeans, ingredients, packaging trays, films, cases, etc.
  • Working together with QC Techs ensure that start up checks (Safety, Machinery) and routine inspections are being performed correctly to minimize machinery downtime and product wastage.
  • Have to conduct prep talks with production associates on shift basis (Updating them with new implementations, GMP, Safety, issues if any and corrective actions).
  • Monitors and performs equipment adjustments as needed to ensure safe usage, efficient operations and product quality standards are being met.
  • Daily production reports, raw materials usage records and operational control records are filled out clearly and completely. Clearly logs all problems encountered and production delays in the report.
  • Monitors Production Associates performance to ensure that Company policies (GMP, Health & safety, Food Safety) are complied with and production standards met.
  • Provides training, guidance, and instructions to Production Associates to ensure that they understand their daily assignments.
  • Aids and supports maintenance techs during emergency repairs as required and needed.
  • Make sure line clearance is done completely after the second shift, complete the post operational check sheet, it is Line Supervisors responsibility to work with production associate and make his line ready for sanitation.
  • Key goals are reaching and exceeding KPI of the line, minimizing the waste to as low as 0% to 5%, efficiently managing manpower on the line, Champion of Health & Safety and GMP.
  • Complies and adheres to HACCP, SQF and GMP standards, requirements, and practices
  • Works within the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario
  • Adheres to and enforces Company Health and Safety Policies


  • Minimum 1-2 years as a Supervisor, Lead Hand, or comparable position
  • High school graduate or equivalent qualification
  • Food manufacturing experience


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Thank you for your interest in Sunrise! We appreciate your application, however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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