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Production Supervisor


Halliwell Consulting

Aurora, Ontario

Our client in Aurora, Ontario has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor.


  • Plan, lead and organize work area activities in accordance with daily production schedules while ensuring positive employee relations and safe and efficient work environment.
  • Supports Team Leader(s) ensuring daily production requirements are met while maintaining high standards of quality in a safe working manner.
  • Guides, trains and directs Team Leaders by giving clear direction (Key Result Areas) as directed by Management without taking ownership by getting indirectly involved.
  • Stimulates the problem-solving process by empowering and motivating others to make improvements – highlighting opportunities/possible solutions (dropping seeds).
  • Ensures all resources are effectively utilized to maximize all value-added activities that support the overall plant operational goals with high emphasis on customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures all employees have been given the necessary tools to perform duties, i.e. personal protective equipment, small tools etc. and completes requisition forms as required for such tools.
  • Reports to Production/Area Manager/Operations Manager or designate on all teams’ continuous improvement projects as per stated Lean Measurable.
  • Conducts performance reviews as per monthly schedule that is provided by Human Resources.
  • Assists in preparation of departmental budgets and capital requirements.


  • Minimum three (3) years supervisory experience in a manufacturing/automotive industry.
  • General understanding of machinery/equipment, small presses, assembly machinery, welding machines, etc.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing process
  • Sound understanding of TS16949 and ISO14001requirements
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, i.e. Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health & Safety, Human Rights, etc.
  • Strong leadership skills to lead and direct employees
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to source, gather and synthesize information to provide recommendations
  • Ability to plan and organize daily activities
  • Effectively manages multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Basic computer skills


Please submit resumes to including salary expectations and availability or contact Chris Halliwell @ 1 800 339 5917 extension 108.

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