The Woodbridge Group® a global manufacturer of foam products and just in time assembly & sequencing for diversified products offers innovative urethane and bead foam technologies, to serve the automotive industry and several other business sectors around the globe.
Since its inception in 1978, the company has grown to more than 60 facilities throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
The key competitive strength for the Woodbridge Group® continues to revolve around its people and their commitment to improve everything they do.
With over 8,000 employees worldwide, The Woodbridge Group® is focused on evolving workplace safety, sustainable environmental stewardship and enduring customer satisfaction, in each of the markets they serve.
Role Purpose : Responsibilities :
Promote and ensure good Health, Safety & Environment practices are followed
Ensure customer quality standards are adhered to and related issues are responded to in a timely manner
Meet daily production demands while maintaining quality and safety standards
Effectively manage workforce including training, coaching and discipline
Monitor and respond to day-to-day product and process concerns and ensure just in time delivery
Work closely with other departments in problem solving issues
Ensure compliance to the Collective Agreement as applicable and Plant Rules
Decision-making and problem solving of any technical or scheduling issues arising during the shift
Three to five years experience in a unionized manufacturing environment
Record of pro-active supervisory accomplishments is a plus
Solid understanding of quality requirements
Basic computer knowledge required
Strong people skills including communication and organizational skills
Knowledge of HSE, Collective Agreements and manpower planning
Able to work weekends and off-shifts
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, 5S, and Kaizen