Production Supervisor

by GKN Sinter Metals - St. Thomas

Position Type: Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2020

Job Description

GKN Powder Metallurgy is your full metal shapes solutions provider, shaping powder metal into high performance and high precision components. We provide leading powder metal expertise and process experience to transform ideas into production. The company consists of GKN Hoeganaes, GKN Sinter Metals, and GKN Additive to provide powder materials, conventional components, and Additive Manufacturing production. We combine three focused businesses under one brand. Together we are over 7,400 problem solvers over 30 locations, setting our global engineering network at the highest standards.

Currently the GKN - St. Thomas facility is recruiting for a Production Supervisor for a rotating day and afternoon shift.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervise a team of approximately 20 to 30 employees which may include personnel from support departments (i.e. tool room, maintenance, etc.)
  • Ensure strict adherence to Company standards, procedures, policies and Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Plan and organize production (personnel and equipment) in order to meet customer requirements
  • Monitor and control production key performance indicators (cost, process, quality, delivery, housekeeping, scrap, employee attendance)
  • Respond to and find solutions to production issues; liaise with other internal departments (i.e. Quality/Maintenance)
  • Actively promote a positive work environment
  • Build effective teams, motivate employees and maintain positive employee relations/morale
  • Maintain daily accounts for time and attendance systems
  • Ensure work areas are safe and employees abide by all safety rules and regulations  
  • Complete regular layered audits and ensure all corrective actions are implemented on time
  • Champions diversity and inclusion in line with Company guidelines


Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in an automotive environment
  • University or College Diploma in a related field is preferred
  • Computer literate (SAP, Microsoft Office)
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management, organizational and communication skills
  • Disciplined problem solving skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Experience in a unionized environment is preferred
  • Ability to work frequent overtime during the week and on weekends
If you feel you possess the above qualifications/experience,  we'd love to hear from you. Please submit your resume to Jody Viveiros, Human Resources Manager at jody.viveiros@gknpm.comAlthough we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Accommodation is available in all aspects of the recruitment process.  If accommodations is required, applicants should make this known in advance.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   GKN Sinter Metals - St. Thomas
Contact Name:   Jody Viveiros - Human Resources Manager
Email Address:   jody.viveiros@gknpm.com
Company Website: http://www.gkn.com