Production Supervisor


Postion Overview

We are looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to oversee our production operations. You’ll guarantee that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by providing direction and supervision of daily activities to our production team to ensure required goals such as safety, production, quality and efficiency are met.


  • Overall responsibility for production process and production schedule including but not limited to ordering, scheduling, safety, shipping/receiving and inventory
  • Plan work assignments to achieve maximum utilization of manpower, materials, equipment and facilities
  • Perform visual and mechanical inspection of components, subassemblies, completed assemblies, production processes, final inspections and acceptance tests on internally and externally manufactured items
  • Develop or participate in the development of inspection manuals, process description, and work instructions based on a comprehensive knowledge of product inspection
  • Work from drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics, records of assembly, work orders, and other written or verbal instructions
  • Review production drawings for correctness/conformance to specified requirements and feasibility of manufacture based on comprehensive knowledge of product
  • Assist in quality assurance activities as requested to identify findings related to inspection and inventory deficiencies
  • Follow controls – involving required documentation, forms, numbering, labeling, and certification
  • Works with Operations Manager concerning production schedules, parts, etc. Provides feedback on status of schedule and needs for change
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs
  • Manage and coordinate shipping, receiving, inventory control, scheduling, purchasing, container management, and logistics
  • Responsible for communicating to management any changes or conditions which may affect production
  • Implements and sustains Lean Manufacturing best practice


  • 5+ years' proven manufacturing experience as Production Supervisor or similar role is required - preferably electrical/electronic
  • High School diploma is required, two (+) years of degree in a technical, electrical, engineering or relevant field is desired
  • Must be knowledgeable in reading/interpreting electrical schematics and associated documentation such as BOM’s, assembly drawings
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Electrical Code & regulations
  • Experience in using various types of manufacturing equipment and tools
  • Proven ability to manage production personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within budget
  • Effective & demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective & demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with results-driven approach
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Experience using MS Office Suite desktop applications, such as MS Word and Excel. AutoCAD an asset


How to apply

If you have the qualifications for the above position and meet the criteria, please submit your resume to or apply through Workopolis.

We thank all interested applicants but will only contact candidates who are selected for an interview.