Shift Supervisor – Afternoon

Post Date

September 7, 2021

Job Description

Manage all shift personnel to ensure safety, quality and efficiency. Directs and co-ordinates daily activities and personnel involved in performing operations on all lines across designated departments; uses judgment in decisions that influence operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manpower scheduling and job allocation according to policy.
  • Monitors work flow for safety and procedure compliance;
  • Monitor the line for any safety issues (i.e. Ergonomics, guarding etc.);
  • Responds to safety concerns. .
  • Completes weekly safety inspections, participates in JHSC inspections
  • Communicate job expectations to shift employees and enforce systems, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for job rotation every quarter.
  • Resolves personnel concerns by, investigating and determining solutions
  • Participates in performance management including progressive discipline when required.
  • Starts 30 minutes prior to shift start to ensure the line is ready for start-up.
  • Ensure the codes are on the approval paperwork/documentation on the line is accurate
  • Resolve any issues or discrepancies regarding equipment, and supplies
  • Supervise production activities and reports any concerns to Plant Manager regarding Safety, Quality, employee performance, scheduling issues, equipment issues.
  • Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process and identifying bottlenecks
  • Coordinates replacement operator at workstation if required at any time.
  • Job completion duties such as paperwork, counts, assign clean- up duties.
  • Shift summary – , efficiency, activity, concerns, issues, successes.
  • Report and track daily production, recommend process improvements
  • Line hand-off duties and communication with the next shift
  • Assists maintaining a clean and orderly department and assists with maintaining all areas
  • Complete all pre-start paperwork and confirm all components and bulk are correct.
  • Regular quality checks to ensure the quality of work on the line is meeting standards
  • Responsible for confirming all line paperwork is accurate and complete.



  • Minimum Grade 12 Required
  • Completion of mathematical and/or management-oriented courses preferred
  • Working in department with experience and ability to function in each operator’s position
  • Knowledge of the line layouts and general operations.
  • Must have a working knowledge of order specifications
  • Excellent Communication Skills – written and oral
  • Leadership and Coaching Skills
  • Demonstrate Process Improvement
  • Previous Supervisory Experience required
  • Computer knowledge
  • Lifting 50lbs

If you are contacted for an interview and require any accommodation, please notify us in advance of your requirements.

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