Site Director - Central Kitchens

Requisition ID:  178398 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Management 

Job Category:  Central Production 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Calgary

Location: 80370 Commissary Safeway 

Postal Code: T2C 2C3 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Ready to Make an impact?


Alberta Central Kitchens, located in Rocky View County (106 High Plains Bay, T4A 3N4), has an opening for a Site Director. The successful candidate will be able to regularly demonstrate exceptional People Leadership with the ability to motivate and drive change. In addition, they will be dedicated to achieving flawless execution for a new site.



  • Overall responsibility for all aspects of the manufacturing facility;
  • Accountable for P&L and ongoing cost cutting measure to improve ROI.  Capital Project Development, cost estimation and management;
  • Cultivate and promote a positive and innovative work environment while holding employees accountable;
  • Maintain a high level of customer service to both Sobeys and wholesale customers;
  • Ensure Sobeys policies, procedures and practices are strictly adhered to, including appropriate audit, controls;
  • Ensure production of a quality product in compliance with Sobeys, Federal and Provincial regulations;
  • Thorough understanding of GMPs;
  • Interface with Regulatory Agencies;
  •  Manage/support all quality and food safety related issues and liaise with the Food Safety team on strategy and problem solving;
  • Work with Category Managers, Procurement and Retail specialists to satisfy production requirements, for supply strategy and seasonal initiatives;
  • Support business development, Own Brands and Product Development initiatives for future growth and production launches.

What you have to offer:


  • 4-year college degree in Food Science, Engineering, and/or Business Management preferred;
  • 7+ years’ supervision experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Proven ability with financial analysis, review and analyze existing cost data, in depth knowledge of P&L;
  • Ability to empower the workforce and build strong teams through hiring, developing, evaluating, training, coaching and succession planning;
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a diverse workforce;
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility;
  • Experience in holding employees accountable for working safely and providing a safe work environment;
  • Proven experience in developing and managing annual operating plans (P&L);
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft 365, and SAP;
  • Must be comfortable at giving and receiving open feedback;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;


We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.