Supervisors, food and beverage processing (NOC 9213)

About this job

Supervisors in this group:

  • supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who operate processing machines, and package or grade food, beverage and associated products
  • work in fruit and vegetable processing plants, dairies, flour mills, bakeries, sugar refineries, fish plants, meat plants, breweries and other food, beverage and associated products processing establishments
Common job titles
  • co-ordinator, HACCP
  • foreperson, abattoir
  • foreperson, bakery and confectionery
  • foreperson, boiling house
  • foreperson, bottling / cannery
  • foreperson, brewery / distilling


Supervisors in this group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who process, package, test and grade food, beverage and associated products
  • set up methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other units
  • solve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • order materials and supplies
  • train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • recommend staffing actions such as hiring and promotions
  • prepare production and other reports
  • HACCP co-ordinators identify, evaluate, control and prevent hazards at all stages of the food production process.

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a controlled indoor setting.
  • The workplace may contain strong odours.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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