Production Supervisor
Magellan Aerospace Corporation
Kitchener, ON
4d ago

Position Summary

The utilizes strong people, technical and leadership skills in managing teams to achieve the business goals of on-time delivery and quality performance in a cost effective manner.

This role supervises the application of labour and resources of the assigned cell / department to ensure conformance to customer specifications.

The Production Supervisor works co-operatively with their peers and management to deliver these requirements, including striving for continuous improvement of the processes.


Magellan Aerospace, Kitchener offers excellent career opportunities, competitive salary, health and pension benefits packages.

Starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Essential Responsibilities

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Production Supervisor’s major activities and responsibilities include the following :

  • Supervise the manufacturing of parts to customer specification using specified methods and tooling.
  • Coordinate the application of support functions within the assigned department / cell to ensure material plans are achieved.
  • Optimize and track shop performance (efficiency and utilization) commensurate with above.
  • Ensure adherence to company policy and labour agreement, including initial administration of local grievance and other personnel related activities associated with the departments being supervised.
  • Responsible for recommending improvements to the overall operations of their respective department / cell.
  • Agree and monitor performance of department / cell to budgets for attendance, consumable spending, clocking performance and overtime.
  • Maintain the operating condition of all equipment within departmental jurisdiction and coordinate any repair / P.M. action with maintenance.
  • Ensure conformance with all Health and Safety regulations
  • Position Requirements

    The minimum qualifications required to successfully perform the position of Production Supervisor are represented as the following :

  • Three (3) to five (5) years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Health and Safety supervisor training
  • Post-Secondary education in a relevant field.
  • Supervisory / managerial development training.
  • Material and Manufacturing Resource Planning, including a working understanding of capacity resource planning applicable to workload.
  • Understanding of the use of statistical tools, such as Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma, 5S, Lean Manufacturing techniques, including Corrective Actions in a team based environment.
  • A working knowledge of ISO9000 : 2000 and / or AS9100 Quality systems.
  • Strong PC skills, and understanding of MRP
  • About us

    Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide.

    The organization officially adopted the name Magellan Aerospace Corporation in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan.

    His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

    At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth : People create value.

    Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive.

    We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities.

    When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!


    Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

    Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document.

    Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

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