Our client, a growing facility is seeking to hire a permanent PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Location: Chatham-Kent, Ontario
DIRECT REPORT TO: Production Manager

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Post-Secondary school certificate, diploma or degree, preferably in the Principles of Industrial Supervision or related field or equivalent experience


2-3 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
Working in a unionized environment is an asset
Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Surface Mount Technology experience is an asset
Injection Mold Technology experience is an asset
Weld processing and Stamping experience is an asset


(Indicate software and grades if required) Microsoft Office Suite

Employee motivation Strong leadership qualities
Strong communication and interpersonal Strong troubleshooting and decision-


skills making skills
Strong organizational and time
management skills

Strong Lean Manufacturing and
Continuous Improvement skills

Safety Responsibilities:
• Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including but not limited to all requirements outlined in Sections 27 and 28
• Review, understand, enforce and comply with all policies and procedures in the Safety Manual.
• Participate as required, during emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team.
• Participate as required in incident / accident investigations

Quality Responsibilities:
• Maintain quality standards on all products and processes to ensure manufacturing with zero defect methodology
• Ensure proper training is given to all employees and quality alerts are adhered to by all employees to reduce quality concerns and protect our customers
• Ensure that employees have received training from the appropriate personnel to reduce quality concerns
• Exercise compliance with Quality Management Systems when implementing and performing all company procedures

Environmental Responsibilities:
• Integrate environmental practices and commit to the continuous improvement of the EMS
• Exercise compliance with ISO 14001 standards

General Responsibilities:
• Direct supervision of hourly work force to maximize efficiency and reduce operating costs
• Ensure adherence to the production schedule
• Ensure personnel issues are dealt with in timely manner, including disciplinary actions
• Ensure timeliness and accuracy of all production reporting requirements
• Ensure accuracy of process parameters to maximize efficiency and reduce operating costs
• Complete workplace inspections and process audits as required and corrective actions are implemented
• Meet or exceed all production, safety and quality goals through continuous improvement
• Foster a positive team environment and assist coworkers as required
• Conduct themselves in a manner that promotes harmonious relations with all employees and management
• Comply with all company policies and procedures
• All other duties as assigned by management


Health, Safety &  Wellness Environmental Considering that safety is above all things and respecting the guidelines of our work systems,   the following are also part of my responsibilities and specific authorities regarding the organization’s Health and Safety Management System:
 Active participation in the global health and safety program with an emphasis on risk reduction, hazard identification and continuous improvement.
 Compliance with all applicable legislation for health, safety and wellness and  health and safety standards.
 Comply with and enforce the provisions of the  Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

 Active ambassador for the global Environmental Management system with an emphasis on reducing the global footprint, recycling, resource reduction and continuous improvement.
 Compliance with all applicable environmental  legislation and environmental standards.

Qualified?  Please send your resume to; [email protected]


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