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IKO Production Supervisor in Toronto, Ontario

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team of skilled professionals based at our Toronto, ON Plant. Our manufacturing plant produces premium roofing shingles in a high speed, continuous, asphalt shingle manufacturing process environment.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Plant Superintendent, the successful candidate will focus on producing a high quality product by leading employees to maintain a high level of awareness on safety, environmental and process compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the on-going development, performance, and day-to-day supervision of assigned shift personnel in order to maintain quality standards and increase production levels

  • Plan and manage scheduling for production team

  • Provide manufacturing leadership in a unionized environment, including discipline and performance management of employees as necessary

  • Improve existing processes through the application of lean tools and techniques and the upkeep all of all department documentation

  • Identify training and development needs and personal growth opportunities for employees, coaching and motivating individuals to achieve results

  • Conduct training, cross training and rotation of employees for product, process and employee development

  • Ensure employees are trained on procedures relating to safety, production, and quality

  • Ensure adherence to company and OSHA safety regulations, conduct safety work inspections as required

  • Conducts weekly crew meetings for communication of safety, quality and production changes and goals

  • Evaluates team members’ performance and progress toward individual skill improvements

  • Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product

  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Quality procedures

  • Identify and resolve production issues in an efficient manner, assist in the resolution of quality production problems

  • Investigate and prepare reports on safety near-misses, accidents and hazards identification

  • Assures that a clean and safe working environment is maintained at all times

  • Work closely with other production supervisors to ensure consistency

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma, preferably in industrial technology or engineering, business administration, or management

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience within a fast-paced Manufacturing environment, 3 of which must be in a supervisory role; Experience specifically in a high-speed, continuous process manufacturing environment is an asset

  • Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills with hands-on problem-solving skills in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership ability in order to successfully manage a diverse group of employees

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and analytical skills

  • Proven track record of operational enhancement and improvements through employee engagement, demonstrated team building talent

  • Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment an asset

  • Knowledge of KRONOS time and attendance system is an asset Benefits: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity. Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment :IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

IKO is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems operating in Canada, the United States and multiple global markets. Our 60+ years of success has been enabled by the dedication of our employees. We would welcome the opportunity to consider you for one of our great opportunities!

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