A service-driven paper and packaging products company, Atlantic Packaging has grown to become one of Canada’s largest paper manufacturers and a leading producer of packaging products. Our organization employs approximately 1000 people at eight manufacturing plants and four distribution centers.
We are hiring a Production Supervisor for our Brampton location. Reporting to the Department Superintendent, the Production (Converting) Supervisor is responsible for leading and developing a high performance team of unionized workers to optimize safety, product quality and line efficiencies within the Brampton corrugated plant.
Lead and supervise a team of unionized workers to optimize safety, product quality and productivity in Converting Operations
Ensure work is performed safely and in accordance with OHS standards; that workers are protected from any hazards and such hazards are identified and controlled; and workers use the prescribed safety equipment
Maintain and enforce quality standards including food safety (GMP) and good housekeeping protocols; support operations in customer and third party audits
Develop plans to ensure annual KPI objectives are achieved for safety, product quality, efficiencies and cost; providing direction and support to continuous improvement initiatives
Coach and performance manage workers with emphasis on frequent communication, feedback and promoting a high level of teamwork and engagement
Plan the effective and efficient scheduling of labour, equipment and material resources for Converting Operations
Provide expertise and direction in the determination of equipment, parts and materials needed and coordinating preventative maintenance needs
Foster strong relationships and communication with internal and externals departments and stakeholders
Coach and enforce specific safety rules and behaviours ensuring timely and accurate reporting of accidents / incidents and proactive prevention measures
Provide daily feedback to workers on performance and conduct performance reviews with direct reports
Facilitate crew meetings to ensure current safety, quality and production related issues are considered and resolved
Administration and application of the collective agreement and Company policies/procedures
Other duties as assigned
Post-secondary education in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
Supervisory or operations leadership experience within the Corrugated packaging sector is highly desired ; experience in a high volume manufacturing environment is a prerequisite
Proficient with MS Office applications and systems
Strong communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills are essential
Ability to organize and prioritize essential tasks to achieve results
Able to work rotating shifts as per operational requirements
Atlantic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.