Shift Supervisor

Lead Hand, Card Finishing


  • Co-ordinate and control the activity of the Card Finishing department to optimize resources, minimize cost and maintain quality standards.
  • Plan, control and improve all production processes while ensuring all procedures and quality guidelines are adhered to.
  • Evaluate the performance and the efficiency of staff and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for signoffs on all machines during working shift within the Card Finishing department.
  • Problem solve when issues arise on the Card Finishing equipment.
  • Enter and record daily production data.
  • Maintain proper security requirements.
  • Responsible for meeting all Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) deliverables.
  • Ensure the production floor is maintained tidy and orderly.
  • Daily recap of the events on the shift to department manager.
  • Manage scrap levels in line with set targets.
  • Hold daily meetings communicating expectations.
  • Evaluate the performance and the efficiency of staff and procedures.
  • Plan and control production activity within Card Finishing.
  • Ensure highest quality of service is achieved in most efficient manner and at optimal costs.
  • Continually review processes for improvement.
  • Attend daily production meetings.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the annual and semi-annual inventory counts and adjustments and provide reports.
  • Plan, control and improve all production processes related to product range ensuring all company procedures and quality guidelines are adhered to within the Card Finishing process.
  • Control staff selection, training, development and utilization.  Evaluate the performance and the efficiency of staff and procedures.
  • Ensure a safe and clean site while the working environment is in line with Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Ensure that communication with managers on reports and general information is conducted and distributed within the required timelines.
  • Support and encourage an objective to manage costs within budget and look for ways to reduce costs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Skills/Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma is preferred.
  • 3-5 years industry knowledge preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience with staff management / employee relations.
  • Experience in Collation/Graphics from the automotive sector is an asset.
  • Experience in Quality – ISO9000 is also an asset.
  • Ability to use computers – Standard Applications and Procedures (SAP) knowledge.
  • Must be able to read and write in English.
  • Must be organized and a good multi-tasker.
  • Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure and meet all deadlines.
  • Customer focus mindset.
  • Strong time management skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Required to work on steady afternoon shift.
  • May be required to work on other shifts (Days/Afternoons/Evenings).
  • Overtime and weekend work at times maybe required.
  • Responsible to maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain a professional and positive attitude.
  • Safety shoes / boots is mandatory on Production/Manufacturing floor.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to work standing on both feet 100% of the time while operating machinery.
  • Ability to lift 10 – 50 lbs from the floor, up to waist level, frequently.
  • Ability to frequently bend, lift, walk, crouch and kneel.
  • Requires keen eyesight and alertness to detail.
  • May be required to work long periods of time at computer screen.

All applicants must email resumes in MS WORD format to Please mention the job title on your subject heading.

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