Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership and direction to his/her shift team involved in the manufacturing of fibreglass insulation to the Company's safety, quality and production standards while being consistent with CertainTeed Insulation Canada's values and objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the safety of operators and craftsmen on site; utilize safety audits/inspections, risk assessments and other Continuous Improvement tools to promote a strong safety culture
Maintain a safe working environment by enforcing all company safety guidelines and standards
Lead incident investigation using relevant tools
Execute daily production plan/schedule. Supervise and coordinate his/her shift and ensure each individual works in a safe and efficient manner to produce conforming product at all times
Ensure all quality testing are completed to the required standard
Assist shift team in troubleshooting using Continuous Improvement Problem Solving approach
Engage operators and craftsmen and provide coaching and mentoring
Perform production floor walk to ensure a high housekeeping standards throughout the facility
Complete production reports using computer software (Excel, SAP, MES)
Collaborate with Performance Teams to ensure daily issues are addressed in a timely manner
Identify training needs of his/her team and provide constructive performance feedback
Promote and enhance positive union/management relationship. Assist in the administration of the collective agreement and personnel issues
Validate working hours for his/her shift and schedule overtime and other shift coverage
Lead or participate in multiple improvement projects in a fast paced environment
Supervise a unionized team of 10 - 20 operators and 2 craftsmen at one time.
Manage HR related items within the team.
Able to delegate tasks with clear expectations and timeframes for completion.
Communicate efficiently events and issues with other shifts and managers.
Quality of reporting at the end of each shift (safety and environmental incidents, events, resources...).
Must be able to wear required safety equipment.
Able to work 12 hour shifts including week ends in a 24/7 working environment
Able to be on your feet for extended periods, climb stairs
A College Diploma in a technical field or equivalent work experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Management or Science is preferred
5-10 years of experience in a supervising/managing capacity. Experience working within a heavy industrial manufacturing environment is an asset
Occupational Health and Safety knowledge
Working knowledge and experience of 5S and Continuous Improvement or Lean Manufacturing
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Words, Excel, PowerPoint.
Experience with SAP is an asset.
Must be able to work rotating shifts as well as weekends when required
Lead and mentor production team and help resolve personnel issues.