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Production Supervisor Job in Canada
BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. , Canada

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
High School or equivalent
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 17, 2021
Last Date
Jul 17, 2021

Job Description

Since 1912, BURNCO has been supplying aggregate construction materials as a successful, family-run business based in Calgary. Over the last 108 years we have embraced innovative technology and new marketplaces while always maintaining the vision and values that were first introduced by our founder, James F. Burns. Today we continue our unwavering commitment to safety, our renewed focus on family leadership and our steady, dependable growth into the future.

The BURNCOReady-Mix team in British Columbia has an immediate opening for a highly experienced and driven Production Supervisor. Based out of our Burnaby, BC facility, you will be working and responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient operations of our Ready-Mix production plants within the Great Vancouver region. Skilled at supervising and motivating teams both union and non-union, you have the experience and take pride in getting your concrete products produced on time and at the highest quality levels for delivery to your customers. You will lead a dynamic team of plant and yard workers staff using state of the art concrete batch plant software with advanced monitoring and measuring control systems. Join the BURNCO team today and earn yourself excellent wages, significant OT hours during the high season, bonuses and comprehensive benefits (including health amp; dental/vision care, company-sponsored retirement program, and more).

At BURNCO you will enjoy:

  • A very strong culture of safety
  • Excellent customer relations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Working within a financially stable and a expanding growing company
  • Building legacy infrastructure that will be around for generations to come (you can say 'I built that!')

What You Will Be Doing

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

  • Promoting BURNCO’s safety program culture and , ensuring a safe and clean working environment
  • Managing/optimizing concrete batch plant production, maintenance and raw materials silo storage utilization
  • Completing production plans by scheduling, assigning personnel and accomplishing work results
  • Maintains quality of production by enforcing organizational quality control standards
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process and looking for improvement opportunities
  • Management of the production team including hiring, appraising, training and disciplining when necessary
  • Supervising production and yard staff in both union and non-union environments
  • Ensuring quality of all products
  • Supervising and motivating staff to ensure high levels of production
  • Maximizing asset utilization incorporating lean and continuous improvement practices as well as completion of all associated paperwork
  • Managing utilization of returned concrete
  • Identify, analyze and solve problems to minimize production issues, bottlenecks amp; costs overruns and/or to maximize profitability, improve efficiencies
  • Evaluating new technologies and equipment to improve production and reduce operating costs


What We Would Like You To Have

  • Minimum 5 years or more related work experience, preferably in the Ready-Mix industry
  • Residential or Commercial construction experience
  • Valid Class 5 or equivalent Drivers License and clean Drivers Abstract
  • High school diploma having a technical trade certification will be an asset
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision in a very busy environment
  • Proven ability to identify, analyze and solve problems to minimize production issues, bottlenecks amp; costs and/or to maximize profitability
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to maintain a preventative maintenance program
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, at ease with both internal amp; external customers
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Advanced computer skills including all MS Office products, Command Alkon, etc.
  • Ability to schedule, supervise and ensure smooth production operations are maintained throughout the week, weekends and irregular hours at times

It Would Be Nice If You Had But We Will Still Like You If You Don't

  • 2+ year concrete experience
  • Residential or Commercial construction experience
  • Plant Maintenance experience
  • Experience with concrete batching software and/or concrete plant management software
  • Post-secondary education in project management or construction would be considered an asset

Important:As a safety sensitive position, it is a condition of employment that candidates successfully pass pre-employment testing that may include a Criminal Background check, Drug and Alcohol screening, and a Fit-To-Work test. (Please note: Drug amp; Alcohol screening is based on zero tolerance for any Cannabis derived products regardless of use frequency or purpose).



Competitive Compensation

At BURNCO, we believe in paying people what they’re worth. To ensure our pay levels are competitive, we participate in comparative salary surveys and analysis.

Keeping You And Your Family HealthyBURNCOHas Great Health Benefits

BURNCO offers an extensive employee benefits package including: Health and Dental Care, Vision, Life Insurance and a Retirement Savings Plan.


BURNCO wants to assist employees in preparing for life after working. Through our group retirement plan, RRSP Plan employee’s may contribute up to 6% of their base salaries and BURNCO provides a matching contribution.

Job Specification

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

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