Production Area Leader (Supervisor) - Afternoon Shift

by Means Industries

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Means Industries

Job Description

Production Area Leader (Supervisor) - Afternoon Shift



Means Transform Products is recruiting for a Production Area Leader - Afternoon Shift!
If you are a person who wants to make a difference, in a full-time job with competitive compensation and benefits, has a strong work ethic, an ability to learn and gets to work every day we have an opportunity for you.

Who we are:
Means TransForm Products, a business unit of Means Industries, an industry leading manufacturer of metal-formed products and precision propulsion components utilizing advanced proprietary stamping, machining, laser-welding and assembly processes. This business is involved in significant advanced research and application of tooling and die equipment, process design and development. Means TransForm Products has a manufacturing facility in London, Ontario, Canada as well as two manufacturing facilities in Saginaw, Michigan; two manufacturing facilities in Sterling Heights, Michigan; and a manufacturing facility in Shelby Township, Michigan. For more information about our company, please visit our website (

The Area Leader oversees and ensures the smooth flow of designated plant operations including employee safety/performance, product quality and production output to support customer requirements. In addition, they will be responsible for ensuring all team members are adhering to policies, procedures, quality management system requirements (ISO/TS16949, ISO14001) and any other applicable regulations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides leadership to team leaders/members with guidance that supports team effort, operational visions, values and goals
• Effective coordination of tooling and maintenance activities to optimize machine efficiency
• Assign work responsibilities to press and CNC employees
• Support the Company’s Goals and Objectives, to include reporting monthly progress
• Adapt and promote lean manufacturing principals
• Active leader in the Elimination of Waste Team meetings
• Support the production team in meeting and/or exceeds 5S standards
• Maintain required safety levels on plant floor
• Ensure that production requirements are satisfied
• Ensure that Company policies and procedures and adhered to
• Utilize problem solving and root cause analysis skills to resolve any issues
• Maintain production equipment and machinery in proper operating condition through utilization of the Maintenance and Tooling departments
• Other duties required by the Plant Manager and or Production Manager.

Reporting Relationships:
• Reports directly to the Production Manager
• Works closely with the Tooling Area Leader
• Manages all on shift employees including production press - CNC personnel and skill trades

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
• Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in a fast paced, automotive manufacturing environment
• Excellent communication skills for interaction with the workforce, its suppliers and customers
• Must have a positive, proactive and problem solving attitude
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
• Must be able to work necessary overtime if required

Physical Requirements:
• Work may require extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, bending, stooping and performing repetitive motion tasks.
• Excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds infrequently
• Usage of a computer and other productivity machinery such as a SAP hand held scanner and control panels

Environmental Requirements and Conditions:
• Possess working knowledge of IATF16949, ISO 14001, and Q1 compliance criteria
• Work is performed in a manufacturing environment with continuous exposure to noise

We offer an industry competitive salary; comprehensive benefits, rewarding and engaging work environment, working with an acknowledged and growing industry leader.

• Dental care
• Extended Health Care
• DPSP, RRSP with employer matching
• Company paid uniforms
• Molded hearing protection
• Company subsidized safety boot and safety glasses programs
• Employee Assistance Program
• Vision Care
• On-Site Parking
• Paid Time Off
• Tuition Reimbursement

Means Transform Products is an equal opportunity employer and will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request and throughout the entire recruitment process.

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