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Production Supervisor

The Valens Company, 230 Carion Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Req #259
February 16, 2023

The Company:

At Valens, we believe in creating products for those who need them. We do things the right way without ever cutting corners. Whether it’s medical or recreational, local or international, we’re pursuing meaningful extraction, formulation, product development and testing to bring purposeful cannabis to the people.

We each have our unique story, but we have a common goal of creating exceptional products with the end user in mind. We celebrate team wins, big and small, by recognizing the role that everyone has played in it. It is about growing together, learning together and making a positive difference.


The Location:

  • Don’t miss this opportunity to help build and shape the growing cannabis industry!
  • Live, work and play in the sunny Okanagan where nature is at your doorstep.
  • Immerse yourself in an environment where championing the individual is not just a motto, it is a daily practice and how we succeed as a team.


The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Supervisor position is an exciting opportunity in a creative and fast-moving industry based out of our Kelowna facility. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to lead a Production team and be capable of learning all areas of responsibility and perform duties in a highly regulated industry utilizing the appropriate policies and guidelines.


As a Production Supervisor you will:

  • Provide hands on leadership to production teams while overseeing the daily manufacturing operations across multiple production areas.
  • Adhere to the work schedule and ensure appropriate allocation of labor to meet deadlines while motivating the team and closely monitoring quality output.
  • Continuously improve production processes with the goal of meeting daily KPI’s.
  • Lead standardized work procedures and ensure adherence to safe work practices.
  • Remain up to date on all SOPs and maintain documentation required for compliance.
  • Work with the Plant Manager and Human Resources to address staff performance issues and training requirements.
  • Provide daily performance feedback to team members and conduct employee evaluations.
  • Support new employees with on job training and provide mentorship.
  • Active participant in the safety protocols for all production floor operations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.


As a Production Supervisor you bring:

  • 3+ years of Leadership experience in a Supervisory position within a manufacturing setting.
  • 1+ year experience with LEAN or Sigma training/management.
  • 1+ year experience with hands on ERP usage.
  • 1+ year experience leading Health and Safety Program in a production facility.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent leadership qualities, with the ability to train employees, set and achieve goals and expectations working with up to 30 staff.
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain critical thinking under pressure.
  • High school education.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • All successful candidates are required to pass background checks.

As a valued member of the Valens team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive total compensation and incentives
  • A top-notch extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental
  • An entrepreneurial and innovative environment that fosters growth and continuous learning

We are grateful for the interest in this role from all candidates, however, we will be contacting only those that are selected for next steps in the hiring process.  

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

The Valens Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a welcoming, inclusive, diverse and safe workplace where all of our team members have equal opportunity to succeed. We know this begins with recruitment. To honor our commitment, Valens encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, ages and abilities.


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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $72,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $77,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • The Valens Company, 230 Carion Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada