Production Supervisor – Plastic Packaging Industry

Location: ON - Toronto
Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000 per year
Job Type: Permanent

A recognized Canadian Company is recruiting for their manufacturing team.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking for growth potential in a large, stable Company in the Packaging Industry.

Position:  Production Supervisor

Reports to: Production Manager
Shift: Straight Day Shift – Monday- Friday 
Plastic Packaging Industry
Full time – Full Benefits 
Pension – range of enjoyable benefits
Lots of growth potential for this position

Looking for:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Someone looking to grow with the Company
  • enthusiastic supervisor with strong communication and leadership skills
  • someone who has a good sense of numbers and is proficient with excel to complete production reports
  • Health and Safety background an asset

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and rationalization of manufacturing costs, to contribute to the development of the strategic plan and to improve the performance of the plant;
  • Ensure implementation and execution of continuous improvement projects in respect to production activities.
  • Collect data and ensure that the desired results are achieved; otherwise take the necessary corrective action;
  • Review priorities to proactively take corrective action when necessary and ensure that downtime is minimized;
  • Oversee all employees and workers assigned to his sector, in accordance with the values of the company, applying leadership principles of the current program, and in a spirit of mobilization and achievement of results;
  • Ensure strict adherence to the production schedule to meet customer expectations;
  • Act as a representative of the company to ensure compliance with policies and procedures,
  • Employee Handbook, particularly with respect to the rules of Health & Safety, managing timesheets, approvals of leave, etc.
  • Actively participate in the work of various committees related to production management, quality and health & safety;

Candidates must have: 

  • Post-Secondary Education in Operations Management and a minimum of three (3) year’s experience in a similar
    position (any combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered);
  • Experience in an industrial automated manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in the plastic packaging industry required;
  • Good knowledge of the principles of continuous improvement and methodological tools
    for problem solving and leadership performance (PDCA, 5-why, SMED, Kaizen, Lean);
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel);
  • Good analytical skills, able to identify opportunities for improvement and problem solving;
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Focus on results;
  • Demonstrates leadership

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit, along with the required degrees, licenses or certificates listed in the job description.

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