Production Supervisor (Weekend Shift)
Calgary, AB
4d ago

Why join the Metrie Team?

Since 1926, Metrie Canada has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of interior finishings. We are a family-owned and private company with multiple locations across North America, striving to inspire designers, architects and homeowners.

Our dedication to creating high-quality, finely crafted architectural elements has helped us grow to become the largest supplier and manufacturer of solid wood and composite moulding in North America.

We strive to be a talent-advantaged organization. As a member of the Metrie team, you'll see attainable goals that call upon your talents and skills.

Metrie offers a great mix of total rewards for your contributions and exciting opportunities to collaborate with smart and passionate colleagues.

Come join our team and help us continue our history of success!

What will you be doing in the Weekend Shift Supervisor position?

The Production Supervisor will report to the Production Manager, is a member of the plant leadership team and will have the following direct reports :

  • Skilled machine operators
  • Production employees
  • The Weekend Shift Production Supervisor for the Calgary, Alberta MDF Manufacturing Plant is responsible for leading their team to achieve Metrie’s common goals of safety, product quality and delivery of the plant production budget.

    Reporting to the Production Manager, this position requires a strong emphasis on coaching, mentorship and leadership to optimize employee performance in accordance with safety procedures.

    This position is responsible for the supervision of the plant operations in producing quality products in an efficient manner.

    The Production Supervisor will be involved in continuous improvement projects and LEAN initiatives.

    Please note this opportunity is for the weekend shift which runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6 : 30 AM to 7 : 30 PM (approximately) and require the individual to also attend Production Meetings on Monday afternoons from 2 : 30 pm to 5 : 30 pm.

    Key Accountabilities :

  • Proven leadership skills and experience with a focus on leading by example.
  • Ensuring the culture, management practices, and work environment encourage a safe, top performing, highly engaged, and diverse workforce.
  • Understand company safety regulations and relevant occupational health and safety legislation and ensuring safe work practices are being implemented, followed, and taught with a hands-
  • on leadership approach.

  • Understanding machine processes, production administration and associated systems, and quality standards within the plant.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and priority management skills.
  • Effective communication with production employees and skilled machine operators.
  • Continually and critically monitoring machine center operational effectiveness to reduce waste.
  • Proven training skills required to improve production employees and skilled operator knowledge and skills.
  • Understanding raw material and labor costing.
  • Ability to organize and execute directions in a fast paced dynamic environment.
  • Ensure that customer service is prioritized in the plant operations.
  • Major Responsibilities :

  • Provide supervision of shift operations to ensure the production schedule is executed to the plan.
  • Lead and support Health and Safety policies; conduct workplace inspections to ensure compliance.
  • Implements production plans and makes adjustments as needed to produce products within the required specifications
  • Participate in the recruitment and retention of employees including internal and external training.
  • Promote teamwork amongst all shift personnel to keep operations efficient and free from accidents.
  • Organizing shift operations for optimal benefit to the business.
  • Providing positive and effective customer service support.
  • Provide toolbox meetings to the plant employees to foster sharing of ideas and communication of company strategy and initiatives.
  • What background will make you Successful?

  • Minimum of 3-5 years previous supervisory and safety training experience
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA standards and compliance
  • Preference given to primary or secondary solid wood manufacturing experience
  • Experience in LEAN manufacturing including 5S, TPM, Kaizen events, SMED, Root-Cause / 5 Whys, etc.
  • Excellent communication, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of web-based computer programs and Microsoft office
  • Post-Secondary Education (College, University) is preferred
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