Plant manager

Agropur Cooperative based in Victoria, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Plant manager. Agropur Cooperative is a prominent dairy cooperative, offering a diverse range of dairy products. It specializes in cheese, milk, yogurt, and butter, prioritizing quality and sustainability. Functioning as a key player in the market, it emphasizes collaboration with farmers and innovation to meet consumer demands and maintain its competitive edge. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Agropur Cooperative
Position: Plant manager
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $45.00-$50.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Full time/Regular
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Job ID: JR23548


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have Bachelor’s Degree in food science (dairy), engineering, or other relevant fields
Experience: Candidates should have minimum of 10 years as a Production Manager/Production Director in a similar/size plant in the food industry

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a solid track record of successful transformation projects in areas such as Health & Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Productivity
  • The candidates should possess expertise in continuous improvement and have knowledge of systematic problem-solving processes such as Six Sigma, and Lean
  • The candidates should have a proven track record in improving cost base and plant performance
  • The candidates should demonstrate aptitude/experience in the financial measurement of plant performance


  • The candidates should be able to oversee and be accountable for the productivity/efficiency of the Victoria plant, quality control, maintenance, shipping, engineering, employee and union relations, health and safety, capital equipment planning, cost reduction initiatives, and continuous improvements
  • The candidates should be able to oversee the day-to-day operations of the plant to meet key performance indicators (metrics) including quality, food safety, health and safety, customer satisfaction, and financial objectives. They should also be responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly KPI results, as well as communication and educating employees
  • The candidates should be able to develop and implement operational and capital budgets and able to develop and foster plans for the efficient use of materials, machines, and employees
  • The candidates should be able to direct, develop, and implement key projects at the location including new products and/or equipment implementation
  • The candidates should be able to reinforce and promote an ongoing “change culture” and manage relationships in a progressive employee relations environment
  • The candidates should be able to ensure the direct training and development of salaried and hourly personnel to enhance plant performance
  • The candidates should be able to liaise with government and regulatory agencies and able to look after the security and safety at the plant’s premises
  • The candidates should be able to maintain good communication and relationships between management, employees, and union representatives


  • The candidates will get Flexible group insurance plan including telemedicine service and Employee assistance program
  • The candidates will get Pension plan including employer contributions

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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