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Manufacturing Supervisor (Personal Care)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: August 08, 2019
Job Location:

Barrie, ON
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Job Description

Our client, a leading Personal Care - Consumer Goods Company, is looking to hire a Manufacturing (Compounding) Supervisor for their manufacturing site located in Barrie, Ontario.

Reporting into the Plant Controller, the Manufacturing (Compounding) Supervisor will oversee the manufacturing department including batching/compounding and filing processes, training and supervising department staff; and developing and initiatiating policies and procedures in compliance with G.M.P., WHMIS, Safety and Environmental requirements as well as labour standards and other government regulations.


Areas of Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Batching/Filling Processes
  • Compounding & Sanitizing Group
  • Cream Department Pre-Weigh Process


  • Prepares daily and weekly schedules for Compounding Dept. employees
  • Monitors the manufacturing process to ensure that job specifications are met.
  • Troubleshoot; problem-solve and implement corrective actions as required
  • Responsible to ensure jobs meet standard costs, measuring efficiency and taking corrective action to ensure standard costs are met.
  • Direct the inspection and control of all manufacturing equipment in the department.
  • Maintains control of work in process bulk and raw material storage of chemicals, including inventories of these areas.
  • Trains all employees in the proper method of operating equipment or performing critical tasks; particular attention must be given to new hires or transferred employees from other departments.
  • Trains and records all Standard Operating Procedures directly related to manufacturing.
  • Attends and reports to daily production meetings.
  • Other duties as required


  • Ensures compliance with G.M.P., OHSA, WHMIS, Environmental requirements
  • Actively participates in all accident investigations and ensure follow-up and corrective actions are completed
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the potential hazards of all operations in the work area including potential environmental discharges.
  • Ensure all physical and mechanical hazards are corrected or managed appropriately


  • Supports scheduler with coordination of daily/ weekly, long range capacity and resource planning schedule
  • Maintains open communication with other departments regarding operation related issues.
  • Tracking and reporting on NCR’s (bulk rejections, inaccuracies, cost of rejections) and corrective actions.


  • Education: Relevant Post-Secondary Education (University degree preferred)
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years’ leadership experience in similar CPG manufacturing industry


  • Strong knowledge of Compounding in CPG industry (Cosmetics, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical - OTC, or Food)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Exemplary leadership skills
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot; problem solve and prioritize.
  • Able to work well under pressure and
  • Project self-confidence and professionalism
  • Relate effectively to other stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment
  • Open availability to work when required
  • WHMIS; health and safety knowledge

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