Coordinator, Continuous Improvement in 7550 40th Avenue, Red Deer AB at Olymel

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Leader in the agrifood industry, proud of the impeccable quality of our products and our 13,000 employees, Olymel L.P. operates in Canada and in over 65 countries under the brand names Olymel, Lafleur and Flamingo.


POSITION TITLE: Coordinator, Continuous Improvement

SHIFT: Day/Night

JOB STATUS: Full-time


Overview of the position


Reporting to the Director, Continuous Improvement (poultry sector), the successful candidate will fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Review processes and methods in the different departments (production, maintenance, quality control, etc.) with the aim of identifying opportunities for improvement;
  • Manage or facilitate continuous improvement projects (Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, IG)
  • Assist in prioritizing actions to be taken and integrate best practices into daily operations
  • Create and monitor departmental performance indicators;
  • Analyze the communications structure: internal (between services/departments/shifts) and external;
  • Analyze management tools and follow-up done by supervisors;
  • Develop and take part in implementing tools for improving supervisors’ management procedures;
  • Assist in developing action plans and supporting supervisors with the changes to be implemented;
  • Provide training and coaching to managers regarding the management system, based on needs and established priorities;
  • Participate in developing and conducting internal audits to evaluate compliance with procedures and methods;
  • Support the management team in ensuring the existing management system is maintained;
  • As needed, participate in continuous improvement activities at other facilities in the poultry sector.



  • University degree in a relevant area;
  • Three to five years’ experience in a similar or related position;
  • Ability to analyze and summarize information; demonstrated good judgment;
  • Skilled communicator and attentive listener;
  • Participatory leadership to help influence and have an impact;
  • Ongoing initiative in carrying out tasks and responsibilities;
  • Effective agent of change, focused on results;
  • Demonstrated courtesy and tact in relations with staff and suppliers;
  • Aptitude for teamwork;
  • Flexibility with scheduling;
  • Green Belt certification an asset;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) an asset.

Thank you for your consideration.

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