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Production Shift Supervisor


This is a Full-time position in Grande Pointe, ON posted July 10, 2021.

Production Shift Supervisor* Full-time permanent position, afternoon shift 4:00pm to 12:30pm* Located within the municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario* Competitive hourly rate* Work for a great company with an excellent work culture, committed to employee development and growthWho are you?As a Production Shift Supervisor, you know better than anyone else, how important teamwork is. You know that the fundamentals to successful production is safety, quality, and efficiency.Who is the employer?We’re Ian Martin Group ( , and we’ve partnered with our client, a well-established growing, tier II automotive/construction supplier. They are committed to providing excellence in product and service and provide a safe, positive workplace for their employees. They focus on an excellent work culture and are committed to employee development and growth.What you’ll be doingAs the new Production Shift Supervisor, you will report to the Production Manager and be responsible for a team ranging in size from 10-30 reports. You’ll be accountable for helping increase production efficiency by organizing manpower, evaluating activities performed, identifying bottlenecks, and implementing improvements. Above all else, you will motivate others and express enthusiasm while promoting teamwork and safety.Specifically, you will:* Carry out production tasks in accordance with industry standards, obeying legal authorities and to the established policies and procedures of production* Lead by example with regards to adherence to established policies and procedures* Communicate effectively and respectfully with Production Manager, all Senior Management, and employees* Create a safety-conscious work environment by taking precautionary measures against accidents, providing PPE, monitoring, and coaching staff on appropriate PPE use and enforcing Health and Safety Rules and Regulations* Encourage teamwork by fairly distributing the workload and ensuring all staff are participating fully in the process* Assist in the cross-training of all employees to achieve a more flexible, versatile production team* Monitor process effectiveness and make suggestions on how to improve the process and communicate with the appropriate personnel what actions should be taken* Report results, issues, and problems to the Production Manager* Ensure that employees follow the production guidelines and work instructions in place, and that the proper tools are used to complete the job* Manage resources effectively to prevent waste* Ensure that employees work hours are tracked and reported accurately and in a timely manner* Record employee absences and ensure that the information is documented correctly and with accuracy and provided to payroll* Review each area of the production line daily and understand the constrictions in each area (if any) that could affect safety, quality, or production* Help provide ideas on cost saving measures* Follow scheduled to paint parts as provided each shift and advise when something is not met with an explanation* Complete appropriate daily checks, shift notes, hourly checks if requiredThe best in this role will bring more than strong production leadership skills. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff across different departments. They will have a positive, process-driven attitude, are results-driven.The DetailsThis is a full-time, permanent position located in the Chatham-Kent region of Ontario.  Working the afternoon shift from 4:00 pm to 12:30 pm, Monday to Friday with the potential for the odd Saturday. The role offers a competitive hourly rate, you’ll also receive the option of contributing to an RRSP matching plan (eligible after 3 months) and the ability to opt into an employee-funded benefits plan. Qualifications* Supervisory experience in a manufacturing or similar environment* Previous experience supervising a team of 7+ people* Basic knowledge of Health and Safety* Self-starter who is comfortable working independently and as a leader* Team player with a positive attitude* Critical thinker who is process/results focused* Capable of working within a manufacturing environment with the ability to stand and walk, through the duration of a shift, with minimal exposure to noise and heat* Knowledge of manufacturing, automotive and/or paint processes is considered an asset* Grade 12 or equivalentYour ApplicationWe value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.At Ian Martin, we connect people with meaningful work. We work with people like you for similar technical roles. If you apply, be sure to create a profile with us. That way, great technical jobs will come to you before they even get to the job boards!