Operations Supervisor (Foreman)

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Samuel, Son & Co. is growing! If you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with a family run, industry leading organization, bring your experience and motivated attitude to Samuel, Son & Co.

We are seeking a Opeations Supervisor (Foreman) to join our team in Cambridge, ON. 

If you think you have what it takes to become part of our team, contact us today.

Here are some of what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid vacation and an annual bonus
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Pension plan with company match
  • Opportunity for fast advancement and career growth 

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


  • 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


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