Production Supervisor - Days - Niagara Region - Welland, Ontario Canada - 20501

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Job #: 20501
Title: Production Supervisor - Days - Niagara Region
Job Location: Welland, Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 - Canadian Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO


** stable employer with low turnover and long history

** supervising up to 25 staff

** succession plan for possible promotion in place 



* Responsible for managing the daily operation of all production lines and support functions in the Production area

* Direct all union hourly employees by using experience and knowledge of production methods, processes, equipment, safe practices and total quality to meet production demand and achieve continuous improvements

* Lead and implement various Lean Manufacturing initiatives (5S, OEE, Visual Management, Daily Meeting)

* Handle all employee problems, complaints or initial grievances

* Responsible for full communications to hourly workforce

* Responsible for overtime allocation and management

* Ensure adherence to Labour Contract provisions

* Responsible for allocation of manpower, training, attendance management, housekeeping, safe working practices and rule enforcement

* Ensure direct reports have sufficient training to perform job functions

* Maintain adequate shop supplies

* Other duties as assigned


* Post secondary Degree or Diploma in engineering ideal but other technical will be considered as well

* 5 years+ of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

* Must be familiar with an ISO Quality Management System and Lean Manufacturing principles and concepts within a manufacturing environment 

* Ability to supervise in a union setting and address employee conduct / performance areas for improvement

* Working knowledge of OHSA

* Demonstrated ability to lead and organize in a team environment

* Problem solving skills and priority management

* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

* Able to handle multiple priorities

* Ability to deal with employees at all levels within the organization

* Able to promote a safe work attitude at all times

* Demonstrated excellence in organization and time management

* Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)