Production Supervisor

Canada
04 July 2019
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Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

Job Purpose & Scope

To manage the shift, plant and personnel in a safe and healthy environment. It is the responsibility of the Production Supervisor to ensure the production process is conducted as planned. That all targets (KPI’s) and deadlines are met to achieve the orders and all products are produced to the specified specifications.

Management and development of the area of responsibility.

Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the overall effectiveness and safety of their respective shift and communication with other shift supervisors within production and other departments.

Key Result Areas

The objective of the Production Department is to manufacture Insulating products according to technical specifications, production plan and budget cost price, to pursue efficiency improvements and cost reductions continuously. Also, to provide all round service to Rockwool customers within agreed budget limits as defined by the Director of operations.   Adopt and take ownership of the Corporate Mission statement.

  • Ensures their shift employees are familiar with, and working according to, all health and safety requirements applicable around responsibility, and working towards a continuous improvement of health and safety requirements.
  • Responsible for machinery and equipment operating in a safe and reliable manner at any time.
  • Responsible for employees hired within the area of responsibility being familiar with and working according to all policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the quality of products produced including delivery time and cost.

Professional Skills & Personal Competencies  

  • University or technical College graduate
  • 2 to 5 years’ production supervisor experience, preferably in a manufacturing plant.
  • Good people development and training skills
  • Strong experience working with automated systems/conveyors.
  • Sound understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Strong experience with MS Office products
  • Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word, Project
  • Drive, commitment, self-motivation and high energy. Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication and supervisory skills
  • Experience in Union environment.
  • Be able to work on a 4 crew operation (including nights and weekends)
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