Production Supervisor

Position Type: Full-time
Date Posted: Jul 17, 2020
Education: High School Diploma

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Production Supervisor is responsible to coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the Production and Shipping Department by performing and/or delegating the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate accountability, drive and initiative in daily activities projects
  • Investigation/Problem Solving gather and present data to reach objective conclusions and solutions
  • Professional, respectful and courteous in all forms of communication while enforcing discipline, conflict management, coaching and development
  • Use logical reasoning in day to day activities to make independent decisions in the best interest in the company, keeping profitability as the main focus
  • Professionalism Maintain distance in working relationships, use maturity and confidentiality when dealing with delicate issues
  • Knowledge of industry, company, specific work area. Knowledge of OHSA, Lean, 6 Sigma, 5S
  • Organization Administrative skills; create, follow and enforce rules, policies, schedules and systems
  • Easily get along with others, display eagerness and team work, ability to give and receive constructive criticism.
  • Provide direction and support to Team Leaders and Associates
  • Coordinate manpower planning, time off approvals
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of continuous improvement of procedures
  • Identify training needs, provide training, implement training, and document this training (utilize "Team Support", MOS Review, formal training through Human Resources)
  • Observe/assist in the evaluation of employee performance to ensure compliance with standards
  • Facilitate daily start up meetings to discuss safety, quality, production etc.
  • Provide ongoing feedback and coaching
  • Hold all direct reports accountable for any quality, production and safety concerns.
  • Administer discipline when necessary.
  • Accurately complete and maintain all relevant and appropriate documents
  • Ensure associates complete accurate control cards, Marwood inspection standards, fork lift checks, etc.
  • Attend daily meetings as required
  • Ensure daily shipment requirements are met on time
  • Assist in the development or revision of work practices
  • 5S and assist in Kaizen activities
  • Utilize Lean Principals to continually improve processes
  • Ensure non-conformances are contained & dispositioned at end of shift
  • Effectively complete 5Y's, CAR's Enforce
  • Ensure non-conformances on control cards are signed off & non-conformance reports are completed

  • Computer efficiency skills in all required areas
  • Minimum Grade 12 and 1-year post-secondary education or equivalent certificate
  • Manufacturing Leadership Program or relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of all employment regulations requirements
  • 5S Awareness, First Aid Certified, WHMIS/Lockout
  • Experience operating forklift and/or crane as required, or willing to train
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