Production Shift Supervisor - Afternoons

Brampton, ON | Direct Hire

Job ID: 58896 Industry: Manufacturing

Position: Production Shift Supervisor - Afternoons

Location: Brampton, ON

Salary: $68K - $72K (depending on experience) + full employer paid benefits and matched pension

Days:  Monday to Friday (overtime on weekends is very occasional)

Perks:  Tuition Re-imbursement

Vacation: 2 weeks plus 4 Floater Days

Our Brampton client is a world-class global leader offering a unique manufacturing experience with interesting work. This well-managed company has very little competition in Canada, and offers a state of the art manufacturing facility. They recognize the benefit of implementing change to remain competitive within the global market.

This location can boast NO LOST TIME ACCIDENT in 3 years. 

Our client is currently seeking a Production Shift Supervisor to join their dynamic team. Reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be a strong leader for all hourly employees on a shift, ensuring business objectives are met efficiently and in a safely manner.

If you are a highly motivated individual with experience in Lean Manufacturing Initiatives, this is the right opportunity for you!  Experience in a unionized environment is an asset.  

This position requires availability for afternoon and night shifts as needed but starts on afternoons – 2pm to 10:30pm supervising 15-20 plant staff from various depts.


  • Monitors and manages daily work assignments of multiple departments on the afternoon or night shift in a timely and efficient manner ensuring completion of daily production priorities minimizing Work in Process (WIP) and contributing to the Company’s sustainability efforts.
  • Ensures compliance of all Governmental and company’s environmental, health & safety policies and procedures through daily inspections, monthly employee meetings and safe work practices.
  • Resolves all EH&S non-conformances that are reported, determined by audits and in-house inspections.
  • Manage off-shift maintenance staff to achieve effective preventive maintenance program.
  • In conjunction with Human Resources, ensures departmental compliance with Collective Agreement and all Company Policies and Procedures and where required, enforcing discipline.
  • Manage a safe and effective plant start-up and shutdown.
  • Supervisory responsibility includes but is not limited to providing training, coaching, managing absences and resolving employee issues and concerns.
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for continuous improvement cost reduction, minimizing waste and makes recommendations to Production Manager; involved in implementing Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Work with department supervisors and purchasing coordinator regarding the replenishment and ordering of departmental supplies and materials to ensure sufficient materials needed for production on all shifts.
  • Performs other job-related tasks as required.


  • University Degree or College Diploma in a technical or engineering field; a minimum of college level Chemistry course required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Production Supervisor role within a unionized manufacturing environment; capable of providing strong leadership to a production team with a focus on meeting production goals and Company objectives.
  • Must have experience Lean Manufacturing, 5S and ISO.
  • Experience with ball mills, screeners and blenders an asset.
  • Experience within a metal refining, mining, metals, foundry, chemical compounding plant, petrochemical or plating industry.
  • Solid working knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety and Employment Standards Act
  • Excellent time management skills; able to prioritize work and ensure task completion
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work shift work and weekends to provide shift coverage required.


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