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Position Title: Training Supervisor 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Coaldale 

Requisition ID: 20398 



About McCain:  

We know the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families, and communities together. Our purpose is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food, in a way which reflects our values. 


McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries. 


Why You Should Join Our Team: 

McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits including:  

  • BlueCross Benefits starting on Day 1 

  • Pension Match 5% 

  • Career Development & Education Reimbursement Assistance  

  • Apprenticeship, Internship, & Coop support and opportunities 


Sustainability and Planet Friendly Practices are at the heart of McCain:  

We’ve embarked upon a journey to create planet-friendly food. We are committed to investing in resource-efficient operations in factories and farms. 

  • We are moving to 100% renewable energy by 2030.  

  • Donating 200 million meals to food banks and NGO worldwide by 2025.  

  • Implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100% of our potato acreage by 2030.  


The Role: 

Reporting to the Process Optimization Manager, this position is responsible for the oversite of all aspects of factory-related employee training including: qualification processes, trainer development, budgeting, planning, coordination, and record keeping. The Training Supervisor serves as a coach and mentor to the Training Department which will be a new addition to the Coaldale location. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Performs skills assessments, analyzes learning needs, and develops training materials/ programs designed to meet those needs 

  • Develop and implement training standards and measures (key performance indicators) that support the vision of self-sufficient teams in support of site strategy 

  • Ensures training materials are current and updated 

  • Tracks the success of training materials and programs, and makes improvements 

  • Documents employee attendance or performance at mandatory training sessions 

  • Delivers training programs to target audience within the local manufacturing plant 

  • Foster the development of internal subject matter experts through Train-the-Trainer program to leverage internal training resources and promote knowledge transfer within the organization 

  • Provide primary support for new technologies as they become available, coordinating and preparing training schedules to accommodate facility needs 

  • Control training expenses and manage expenditures to meet the training needs 

  • Provide guidance and indirect supervision to site or department training leaders 

  • Supervise & direct Training Facilitator activities 

  • Coach and develop Training Facilitators and others responsible for the delivery of training within the operation 

  • Administrative functions of a supervisory role, such as time keeping, vacation planning, taking call-ins 

  • Development, training and ensuring associate completion of required trainings (e-learnings and other core and additional trainings) 

  • Ensure the implementation and effectiveness of an onboarding and early development program for new employees 




  • Post-Secondary Education in Adult Education, Business Admin, or related field 

  • Knowledge of training and development practices and methods, continues curriculum development including the design, revisions, and implementation of instructional materials for the variety of technical and ownership skills 

  • Skills and ability to facilitate learning through a combination of online, classroom, hands-on, virtual and on-the-job training 

  • Strong presentation, group facilitation and public speaking skills, confidence in influencing, consulting and partnering with various audiences 

  • Ability to communicate with individuals across various organizational levels, including written and verbal communications 

  • Ability to earn the respect, acceptance and trust of peers, subordinates and superiors 

  • Proficient in MS Office - Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word 

  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours to support the needs of 24-hour operation. 



Previous experiences that might be an asset in this role include the following titles: Learning and Development, HR Generalist, HR Specialist, Organizational Development,  


Want to learn more? Ask our recruiter on LinkedIn! #LI-SW1. 


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Human Resources      
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing 
Department: ​CDL Potato Senior Production ​
Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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