Team Lead - Depositing

Foley's Candies
Posted On
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 09:03

Foley’s Candies Limited Partnership has been manufacturing fine quality chocolate for over 40 years. Located in Richmond, BC, we are the largest chocolate manufacturer in Western Canada and one of the largest in all of Canada; producing a wide range of industrial chocolate ingredients, panned chocolate products, and private label goods.

We source our raw chocolate ingredients from environmentally responsible suppliers that support the World Cocoa Foundation and Rainforest Alliance. Foley’s is Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program Level 3-certified, with an in-house lab staffed by highly experienced food technologists. All of our products are Kosher-certified; some are designated Pareve dairy-free; some verified GMO-free.

Foley’s is GROWING and presently welcoming applications and interest in a wide variety of permanent/regular full time and seasonal full-time positions.


Under general supervision, the primary function of the Team Lead – depositing, is to coordinate and guide the depositing operators in the performance of their duties and to exercise skill and experience in the operation of depositing machines and equipment, ensuring that quality production is achieved on time and on schedule while following all Health & Safety and Quality Standards. the position is responsible for working with raw materials, work in progress (WIP), and finished product, operating equipment in the depositing area; providing guidance and direction to depositing operators and GPWs; accurately administering and processing required documentation related to finished product; ensuring the effective set up/start up/change over of production runs. All plant staff are required to operate within a flexible work hour environment.

Qualified candidates are those who demonstrate ability to/possess:

  • Solid command of English; ability to comprehend and communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to direct others; work well in a team environment; lead and interact with professionalism and respect
  • Accuracy and attention to detail; able to administer and work with moderately complex documents and information.
  • Able to perform physically repetitive tasks while standing, walking or sitting (8-10-hour shift); lifts >25kgs. regularly
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand eye coordination
  • Knowledgeable on all equipment and processes within depositing department; clear understanding of facilitating a production run.
  • Intermediate problem solving and time management skill; able to organize and accomplish tasks within set timeframes
  • Able to work in a variety of environments including wet, humid, particulate (dusty), cold, hot, and indoor/outdoor
  • Strong can-do/ service attitude; capable of dealing with uncertainty


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • 2+ years Operator experience in a manufacturing or food processing environment
  • 2+ years Supervisory or Team Lead experience

Our production facility runs on a three-shift schedule and all employees are expected to operate within a flexible scheduling / rotation environment. Centrally located in South Richmond, we are close to transit, the Tunnel, and a short walk from the beautiful Fraser River.

We are a long established and growing company and proud to offer training, growth and development opportunities to our employees, along with competitive compensation including Group Benefits (health & dental) participation, FREE parking. and the newest addition to our health & wellness efforts – bicycles! Many of our team members have made a career working with us – learning and moving around the organization and helping to train the next generation.

And what could be sweeter - than a job surrounded by chocolate?!

We welcome applications from all eligible to work in Canada. Successful candidates may be required to submit to Reference Checks and or a Medical Fitness Assessment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $23.24 to $25.82 /hour

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