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Production Supervisor

by INOAC Interior Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St. Marys, ON
Date Posted: Dec 06, 2022
INOAC Interior Systems

Job Description

Production Supervisor

Area of Accountability: Direct the work activities team members to support planned production requirements.

Major Responsibilities:

Health, Safety and Environmental

  • Ensure all safety regulations and procedures are followed as well as demonstrate due diligence in correcting non-conformances.
  • Conduct safety audits in the areas of PPE, wellness, 5S, JHSC, and lock-out activities.
  • Participate in JHSC and actively work toward resolutions of safety concerns.
  • Safely follow Emergency Preparedness Response Plan and safely execute EPRP exercises in your area of responsibility
  • Follow Inoac’s Environmental Policy and participate in programs that enhance environmental performance.


  • Ensure process quality by managing processes in your area i.e. confirming start-up checks, reviewing process quality checks, scrap, and rework reports.
  • Attend and lead QRP meetings to ensure full understanding of quality status and need for corrective action
  • Lead 8-step problem solving activity
  • Ensure Team Member understanding through training and audits
  • Audit packaging instructions and ensure full compliance. Take actions to correct non-conformances.


  • Ensure delivery of product through review of delivery tools i.e. Customer Forecast, Shipping Schedules, Kanban
  • Review and monitor shipping boards to ensure understanding of current status and impact on future shipments
  • Report FG inventory and LTB count for the overtime plan. Scan inventory report and ensure accuracy to production plan

Production Leadership

  • Lead, motivate, and coach resources as required. Foster “lead by example” philosophy on the shop floor.
  • Monitor Team Member performance and coach
  • Attend various communication meetings including daily operations mtg., Supervisor transition mtg.
  • Review manpower to ensure proper placement of resources and dissemination of information. Update roster as needed.
  • Adjust daily plan based on changes to Production Plan
  • Conduct various audits including, LPA, OEE calculator/pacesetter, changeover activities, Kaizen suggestion activities and follow-up etc.
  • Update team member training plan and training matrix.
  • Evaluate and convey team member performance through formal and informal performance management systems. i.e., Performance reviews, coaching, discipline etc.
  • Investigate customer complaints as required, contain issues and assist in the development of permanent corrective actions that prevent the recurrence.
  • Ensure all applicable production/maintenance reports and documents needed for daily reporting are properly completed and filed.
  • Complete attendance reports, accident investigations, notice of nonconformance, document dangerous or disruptive behaviour and notify managers. Provide written and verbal communication to other departments as appropriate when issues still require resolutions.
  • Identify and facilitate internal training requirements.


  • Seek opportunities for cost reduction and continually improve current processes, reporting methods and documentation to ensure efficient operations.
  • Make payroll adjustments in Work Force Now payroll system in a timely manner.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Grade 12 or equivalent.

· 5 years of automotive manufacturing experience and 2 years of supervision.

· Sound judgment in decision making and establishing priorities.

· Strong communication skills including written and verbal

· GED or equivalent problem-solving technique.

· Good computer skill including use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • St. Marys, ON N4X 1B9: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • Supervising: 2 years (preferred)
Please email resume to or in person at 575 James St. S., St. Marys