Overview

Our client located in Fort St. John, British Columbia has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor/Area Team Lead

Responsibilities  

  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) during the designated operating shift.
  • Follow and support manufacturing or departmental activities of the site business plan with minimal guidance, deploy and communicate goals, objectives and performance measures related to area of responsibility.
  • Supervise employees within a mill department or production team. Responsible for training, performance management preparation and communication of work schedules, and daily work assignments. Includes duties from staff and self-development, coaching, counseling on performance feedback, up to initiating and assisting with corrective action.
  • Assist and participate with hiring, interviewing, selection and orientation process.
  • Prepare detailed reports and maintain records and documentation according to guidelines in a timely and accurate manner.
  • May participate in cross-functional teams, such as production meetings, safety committee and site business teams.
  • Drives specific process improvement, cost reduction and continuous improvement projects, as directed.
  • To supervise and manage all aspects of plant operations and activities related to the manufacturing processes during the designated operating shift or specific areas of the plant.
  • Report promptly to appropriate managers/departments when upset conditions occur on shift or within area of responsibility.
  • Take appropriate mitigating actions to ensure employee safety, plant and environmental protection, product quality, and shipping schedules. Investigate causes of upset conditions to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ability to manage and work with outside contractors.
  • Attend all supervisory training.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations, including maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, continuous improvement processes and their effect on cost of production.
  • Knowledge of correct application of systems and processes that ensures continuous improvement (safety, maintenance, quality and manufacturing).
  • Understanding of safety and environmental requirements.
  • Ability to interpret and apply HR, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and analytical skills problem solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and resources.
  • Ability to effectively implement change.
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships within and outside of manufacturing.
  • Ability to interpret and apply corporate policies and procedures.
  • Ability to motivate, coach, lead and train direct reports through daily job assignments, team meetings, etc.
  • Ability to operate computer and supporting software programs.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict
  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years post high school education strongly preferred.
  • 2+ years in Production/Manufacturing environment.
  • 2+ years supervisory/management experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Applying

Please submit resumes to mmacleod@halliwellconsulting.com including salary expectations and availability or contact Mike MacLeod @ 1 877-737-6562 extension 103.

Job Number 6385