Production Supervisor
Owens Corning
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
6h ago


The Shift Supervisor is an important position responsible for the Safe, efficient, cost effective production of high qualityinsulation products.

This job is vital to the performance and continued growth of the Toronto manufacturing facility andplays an integral role in the establishment of a strong and sustainable safety culture that is focused on our customers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing and packaging processes in theirarea. They must be viewed as a clear and credible communicator with the ability to implement procedures andpractices that ensure sustainable performance of the Toronto Plant in serving our customers.

The candidate will reportdirectly to the Production Superintendent.

Accountabilities and duties :

  • Ensure a safe, efficient work environment through employee coaching and engagement and strict adherence to OCsafety policies and procedures while conducting activities.
  • Analyze and consolidate quality data and metrics to identify and quantify trends, improvements and opportunities.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process issues that are impacting quality, productivity or safety.
  • Respond to quality standards and processes to ensure consistent identification of non-conformances. Responsible forthe set-up and changeover of machines in order to eliminate downtime and significantly improve ability to run multipleproducts on multiple machines.
  • Participate in or lead TPM initiatives to eliminate waste and improve operating efficiencies, labour productivity and abilityto ship product.
  • Participate in projects to drive continuous improvement deliverables, working with Maintenance, Engineering, SupplyChain and Customers as necessary.
  • Maintain standard operating procedures, which include, but are not limited to, standard work sheets, qualitymanagement processes and procedures, customer product specifications and corrective actions resulting from anydefects reported, either internally or externally.
  • Ensure that process improvements employ visual management controls consistent with TPM principles and bestpractices and that all actions are driven to closure as well as controlled and sustained.
  • Maintain documentation, track, counsel and execute coaching and corrective action when performance issues occur.
  • Additional skills and experience of value to the position :

  • High school diploma required, Collage diploma or University degree are preferred.
  • A bias for action, and safe operating practices
  • Able to create and drive change and effectively communicate to all levels in the organization
  • Experience or training in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
  • Experience leading people in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Highly organized and able to adapt to constantly changing demands and priorities.
  • The knowledge and ability to motivate and influence people to implement change, manage multiple priorities andeffectively communicate results.
  • Able to lead TPM-AM roll out in production areas
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment as well as effectively facilitate open two-way communication both withinand outside of the organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SAP and Outlook .
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface with customers and suppliers.
  • Results-oriented with a high level of self-direction, initiative and focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Required competencies and skills :

  • Troubleshooting and Root Cause identification
  • Building Trust
  • Decision Making
  • Initiating Action
  • Adaptability
  • Managing Work / Time Management
  • Ability to work independently
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer skills
  • Oral and written communications skills
  • Tolerance for stress
  • Flexibility
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada on a permanent basis.
  • Must be willing to work on rotation shift (example for shift schedule for 2 weeks : day shift, day shift, off, off, night shift, night shift, night shift, off, off, day shift, day shift, off, off, off)
  • Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

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