Job description Food And Beverage Processing Supervisor in the Cariboo Region

Find out what work is like for a food and beverage processing supervisor in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, food and beverage processing (NOC 92012).

Supervisors, food and beverage processing


Supervisors in food and beverage processing supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who operate processing and packaging machines, and workers who grade food and beverage products. They are employed in fruit and vegetable processing plants, dairies, flour mills, bakeries, sugar refineries, fish plants, meat plants, breweries and other food and beverage processing establishments.

Work week duration

Supervisors, food and beverage processing usually work between 35 to 40 hours per week.
Between 35 to 40 hours

Job duties

Here are some of the main activities and tasks that Supervisors, food and beverage processing have to perform, and some of the physical demands they involve:

  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who process, package, test and grade food and beverage products
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports.

Physical demands Help - Physical Demands

  • Standing

Workplaces and employers

Here are the typical workplaces where Supervisors, food and beverage processing are employed and some of their main characteristics:

  • Fish plants
  • Dairies
  • Bakeries
  • Fruit and vegetable processing plants
  • Flour mills
  • Meat plants
  • Sugar refineries
  • Brewing companies
  • Food, beverage and tobacco processing establishments

Work environment Help - Physical Work Environment

  • Indoors, environmentally controlled
  • Sound and noise

Physical proximity from others Help - Physical proximity from others

  • Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Related job titles

Here are some other related job titles that are found in the same occupational category (NOC 92012), and a list of similar occupations:

  • bottling supervisor - food and beverage processing
  • brewer supervisor
  • fish processing supervisor
  • flour milling team supervisor
  • food product testers supervisor
  • hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) coordinator
  • meat packing supervisor
  • packaging supervisor - food and beverage processing
  • poultry graders foreman/woman
  • production supervisor - food and beverage processing
  • tobacco processing supervisor
  • vegetable packing supervisor

Similar occupations Help - Similar occupations

Sources Occupational and Skills Information System & National Occupational Classification

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