Apply to this job

Back to search

Posted August 4th

Supervisor, Production

Windsor, Ontario

Pernod Ricard USA logo


Pernod Ricard USA



View Full Profile

Posted August 4th

Supervisor, Production

Windsor, Ontario






Full Time

Company Name: Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.

Location: Windsor, ON

Hiram Walker & Sons Limited , a Pernod Ricard Company, is the place where ambition thrives. As part of a global enterprise, we are proud to be delivering the market such exciting brands as Wiser's Whisky, Polar Ice Vodka, Malibu Rum, and Lamb's rum. Let your ambition lead you toward outstanding opportunities with progressive rewards. For insight on our heritage please click

Position Summary

The scope of this position is to lead the hourly workgroup to execute the finished goods production schedule. The workgroup is made up of equipment technicians, trades people, whisky operators, material handling, and general help. Regular tracking of KPI's related to safety, quality, production, energy consumption, and schedule execution is required. Participate and lead problem solving sessions, and working to improve our Lean manufacturing mindset.

This position will also have regular contact with our internal Quality technicians, Blending personnel, Packaging Materials personnel, Central Maintenance, and Industrial Relations as required. This position does require some shift work, as well as weekday and weekend overtime as production demands require.

Key Responsibilities

  • OHSA - Ensure compliance of Occupational Health & Safety Act (section 25, 26, 27, and 28) per Hiram Walker & Son's Ltd Policy- Management-Supervision-Worker Safety Responsibilities.
  • Customer Service: Efficient manpower assignments for production and maintenance, to meet schedule requirements.
  • Quality: completion of daily process checks.
  • Financial targets: track KPI's and monitor variances.
  • Communication: Ensure employees understanding and focus of goals.
  • Process and productivity improvement: control cost and promote lean concepts.
  • Manpower: timely payroll reporting, control absenteeism, vacation planning.
  • ISO program: actively use CA/PA process.
  • Direct supervision of: Technicians, General Help, Stock, Whisky, Mechanics, Electricians.
  • External, regular, work related contact with Equipment Suppliers and Contractors.

  • Required Skills & Abilities

  • Software: JD Edwards (ERP system), Kronos (Payroll), Microsoft, LDS
  • Collective Agreement understanding
  • Problem Solving, root cause analysis
  • Accident/Incident investigation
  • Equivalent Experience : 1-2 years related industry work experience, 2+ years related industry work experience preferred

  • Education

  • Required : Undergraduate Degree
  • Preferred : Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business Administration, Quality or related fields or equivalent work experience

  • We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.

    Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at

    Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, CorbySpirit and Wine Limitedand Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed byourrecruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.

    Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

    Target End Date :