Operations Supervisor (Foreman)

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ROLE SUMMARY:
The Production Supervisor is a supervisor of the employees on the plant floor during the work shift. Availability to work all three shifts required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Supervise the daily activities of all plant employees, ensuring the most efficient use of all equipment and processes to meet on time delivery and quality requirements.
    Identify immediate and potential safety hazards and take appropriate steps to control and/or eliminate them in a timely manner.
    Establish a healthy, safe and team-oriented work environment and collaborate with team to ensure production plans are understood and followed.
    Set performance goals and provide ongoing feedback on the achievement of those goals – ensure employees are recognized. 
    Ensure that all Quality System policies and procedures are adhered to.
    Demonstrate ongoing continuous improvement by applying lean principles in production planning (uptime, output), plant maintenance, scrap loss, etc.
    Ensure completion and timely submission of all documentation related to process.
    Proactively assess and address the training needs of team members (health & safety, production process, products, lean/six sigma, etc.) 
    Enforce and adhere to company policies as applicable.
    Assist hourly employees on the floor when needed 
    Initiate and carry out disciplinary actions as required.
    Other responsibilities as assigned

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE:
    Proficiency with Windows-based computer applications (i.e. MS Office applications).
    Knowledge of all processes and related equipment.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
    At least five years of supervisory experience in a plant or manufacturing environment is required 
    Knowledge of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing.
    Minimum high school education or equivalent.
    Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills.
    Previous experience in the metals industry is an asset.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
•    Production Environment; walking required.
•    At times, non-climate controlled
•    Job may require handling or moving of hazardous waste.