Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor will be responsible to manage the day-to-day operations of the shift and ensure that all company standards and customer commitments (safety, quality, production, cost, on-time delivery) are met.  The successful incumbent will work in a collaborative environment and coordinate production operations and maintain effective quality procedures and safety regulations.

Company Overview:

Media Resources operates from our manufacturing HQ out of Oakville, Ontario, along with our 3D and Print division facilities and operational offices in British Columbia and Alberta. Our USA offices are in Atlanta, Arizona, Baltimore, Chicago, Charlotte SC, Seattle, Tampa, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, and our overseas China location. Our company maintains an entrepreneurial and dynamic spirit, where team members are encouraged to innovate, achieve, and grow. Media Resources Inc. provides an opportunity to imprint an enduring personal legacy with the displays and experiences we create.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Drive the production staff to work efficiently and safely to meet the production target
  • Develop trust, rapport, and collaboration with the team
  • Help to create a ‘right first-time’ manufacturing environment
  • Conduct daily ‘start-of-shift’ and ‘end-of-shift’ meetings with the production team to review safety considerations, expectations for the day, progress hand-offs, admin topics, etc.
  • Monitor employees for work efficiency and job accuracy; motivate as needed
  • Coordinate with lead hands (technical leads) to ensure day-to-day work progress/expectations are being met; these expectations are measured and monitored against key production indicators (KPIs)
  • Work closely with the inventory supervisor to ensure accurate production planning and just in time delivery of materials
  • Monitor job costing reporting of production staff to ensure accurate project costing
  • Identify and take action on process improvements to increase efficiency
  • Recruit, select, and train employees, developing personal growth opportunities
  • Coach employees and communicate job expectations by initiating, coordinating, and maintaining systems, policies, and procedures
  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems, maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Ensure operation of equipment through a preventative maintenance program and coordinate repairs when required.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Conduct safety inspections

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a supervisory/management role in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to instruct, direct and evaluate employees.
  • Ability to build trust and confidence with management and supervision
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel
  • Experience driving employee engagement in a manufacturing environment is desired
  • Mechanical aptitude, experience collaborating with maintenance, equipment root cause analysis, as well as corrective/preventative actions, is desired.

Work Conditions:

Physical Demands:

  • Physical labor work
  • Lifting or moving boxes up to 50 lbs. may be required.

Cognitive Demands:

  • Time management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Reading/writing
  • Memory recall
  • Communication