Production Team Lead- Assembly & Packaging

July 8 2024
Industries Retail
Categories Production, Operations, Quality, Safety,
Montreal, QC • Full time

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DAVIDsTEA is a leading branded retailer and growing wholesaler of specialty loose leaf tea, offering a selection of signature blends, single-origin teas, and tea-related gifts and accessories through our e-commerce platform and 18 Canadian retail stores. Based in Montreal, we focus on innovative flavours, wellness-driven ingredients, and organic tea. We’re making tea fashionable and fun, and we pride ourselves on offering both the best possible service to our customers and a positive work environment for our employees!

About the role

We are looking for a Production Team Lead- Assembly & Packaging to join our Warehouse team!

The Production Team Lead- Assembly & Packaging is responsible for ensuring the on-time production and assembly of kits, ensuring our kits are produced rapidly and accurately. This role is responsible for providing guidance and instruction to the Assembly & Packaging team. As well as monitoring the performance of the staff on the team based on the established KPIs, the quality of the kits produced and the accuracy of the work method employed in regard with the HACCP and SQF standards.

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  • Oversee the Assembly & Packaging department’s day-to-day workflow and assigns tasks;
  • Ensure the on-time production and assembly of kits on their assigned line to the established quality standards;
  • Follow project instructions to closely ensure correct components are used;
  • Perform tasks in a timely manner to meet and exceed department standards;
  • Verify the quality of finished products;
  • Ensure HACCP and SQF programs are implemented, maintained, and updated;
  • Ensure compliance to all CFIA/ HACCP/ Organic standards for the assigned project/ line;
  • Although this role does not directly manage employees, it is accountable for processes, quality, and productivity of their assigned projects and assembly lines;
  • Coach, support, train and provide instruction to team members, ensuring that they have a clear understanding of requirements and expectations;
  • Measure and report team performance based on established KPIs, update team with metrics, and drive productivity improvements;
  • Promptly raise concerns and/or issues to manager in a timely manner;
  • Identify and communicate ways to improve productivity and efficiency;
  • Work proactively to prevent any potential line shutdown;
  • Champion a Health & Safety mindset within their project team;
  • Complete other duties or responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor.

So are YOU our next Production Team Lead- Assembly & Packaging?


  • 1-2 years of experience in a project lead role;
  • High school education completed;
  • Experience working in a warehouse in assembly and packaging;
  • Team player that promotes a positive work environment;
  • Communicate in a professional, effective and respectful manner;
  • Knowledge of standards: HACCP, SQF, GFSI;
  • Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • Proactive and problem solving skills;
  • Great attention to detail and methodic;
  • Strong work ethic and dependable;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with minimal supervision.

Sound good? Then join us in our mission of making the world smile— one cup at a time.      

DAVIDsTEA is passionate about Diversity and Inclusion and committed to building an inclusive positive work culture that fosters diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

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