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Position Title: Bi-Lingual Production Supervisor

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Rice Lake On-Site

Grade: 00 

Requisition ID: 17318 

About McCain:

McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.


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 Rice Lake Team:

McCain Food’s facility in Rice Lake, WI is a state-of-the-art food processing plant, employing approximately 275 employees. This site specializes in the production of onion rings. Fun Fact: The Red Robin tower of rings is made right here in Rice Lake, WI.


McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance

In addition, we offer other benefits including:

  • 20 Paid time off days
  • 401k – up to 6% matching
  • Health Spending Account/ HRA & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption & Infertility Assistance, Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • 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:

As the Production Supervisor, you will provide guidance and leadership to production personnel to promote achievement of plant objectives.   Manage labor, material, and overhead costs within budgeted standards.  Ensure finished product meets customer requirements.  Develop teams that are self-managing, motivated, and innovative.  Through coaching, training, and recognition, create an environment of continuous improvement.  Provide development opportunities for team members.  Attend required plant training programs per the training schedule.  Deliver selected training programs as required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise up to 70 employees in accordance with company policies and applicable law, including Equal Employment Opportunity requirements. 
    • Interview and select job candidates
    • Train, develop, motivate, and coach employees
    • Plan, assign, and direct work
    • Appraise performance
    • Use the corrective action process to address performance issues
    • Address complaints and resolve problems
  • Support development of teams and team members
    • Create an open, problem-solving environment
    • Work to reduce variation in work processes
    • Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data
    • Move decision-making to the lowest possible level
    • Build trust and maximize collaboration among individuals and teams
    • Create a learning environment leading to the most efficient work processes
    • Inspire commitment in others to achieve plant and team goals
    • Improve team ability to cope with change
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of settings:  one-on-one; small or large group; with peers, direct reports, and bosses
  • Meet McCain's Leading Growth Expectations:  inspire results, develop people, be a role model, and create the future



  • 2 years working in a manufacturing environment, Food industry considered an asset
  • Leadership experience
  • Champion of Change
  • Conflict management
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions both written and oral as well as read and interpret schedules related to production
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required

 Previous experiences that might be an asset in this role include the following titles: production team lead, manufacturing team lead, assistant supervisor, production management trainee, operations supervisor, manufacturing supervisor, supervisor in training


Physical Demand:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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


The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by science, and in line with our culture and values, we believe that being vaccinated is the most effective way to protect each other, our families, our customers, and our communities.  It is therefore a requirement that the successful candidate for this role be fully vaccinated and have completed the mandatory incubation period prior to the candidate’s start date with McCain, subject to reasonable accommodations if you are unable to be vaccinated for protected grounds under applicable human rights legislation (e.g. medical or religious reasons).

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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