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Production Supervisor

Richmond Hill, Ontario · Manufacturing
Production Supervisor 
Day Shift
Richmond Hill, On 
Competitive Salary $80,000-$100,000 Bonus, Pension & Benefits 

Our Canadian client in one of the leading manufacturers of heavy metal part products in North America. The Production Supervisor is critical in driving operational excellence and profitability throughout plant operations.  The position is responsible for managing groups of employees in a department, planning for production requirements, maintaining production goals, implementing manufacturing processes and continuous improvement initiatives; ensuring safety requirements are met and maintained as well as overseeing departmental inventory levels. The ideal candidate is a team player, focused on people development and performance of the operation.  

  • In charge of all production, personnel, quality and safety requirements on the shift 
  • Provide leadership to all leads and employees on the shift 
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities of the plant 
  • Train and evaluate employees in job duties, safety procedures and company policies 
  • Investigate and deal with personnel issues. Administer progressive disciplinary action when necessary 
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure all safety rules are followed 
  • Prepare reports on status of established KPIs and champion production-related continuous improvement projects
  • Lead and participate in Kaizen events to ensure continuous improvement goals are being achieved
  • Resolve production errors and disputes 
  • Prepare production and other reports where required 
  • Attend and contribute to production meetings 
  • Undertake projects as assigned by the Production Manager to improve plant processes 
  • Maintain professional behavior in all dealings with employees, colleagues and other departments 
The Ideal Candidate: 
  • 5+ years of experience as a Production Supervisor in a manufacturing environment with a preference given to those with industrial manufacturing experience
  • University degree or college diploma in Engineering/Operations Management or similar field 
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, problem solving, coaching, technical skills and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience managing inbound outbound logistics would be an asset
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement efforts, including but not limited to Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma is preferred
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong analytical ability and detail orientation 
  • Experience in dealing with personnel issues including coaching, discipline, and health/safety compliance 
  • Ability to influence others and effectively work in a team 
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel 


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