Job Description


This role will assist the Production Supervisor with the supervision of all production and compounding efforts during assigned shift to ensure we meet Operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and in implementing continuous improvement plans related to efficiency, quality and talent development. 



May include, but are not limited to, the following:

·       Maintain a clean and safe work environment

·       Strictly Adhere to company health and safety procedures at all times

·       Assigns duties to all shift members and ensures that production schedule will be completed

·       Conducts safety checks

·       Provide technical leadership as needed to shift personnel, to include: line setup/operation, metrics definition/reporting, testing, troubleshooting, and training facilitation

·       Responsible for attendance, vacation schedules, training and other administrative tasks as needed

·       Ensure optimum utilization of manpower and equipment to dictate efficient workflow

·       Delegate responsibility and recognize, develop, train and utilize talents and capabilities of all shift personnel

·       Administer on the job training to new employees and provide continuous training as needed

·       Participate and act as a lead for the Extruder Operator training

·       Facilitate safety training and complete all incident investigations and reporting as needed

·       Drive continuous improvement initiatives to include: 6S, scrap reduction initiatives, and quality/innovations

·       Assists employees in all aspects of the extrusion lines

·       Knows how and where to use the extrusion equipment, proper safety devices, tooling and hand tools to produce efficiently high-quality vinyl siding and accessories

·       Knows and understands specifications and requirements i.e. gauge, cartons, profiles, packaging procedures, tooling etc.

·       Monitor production schedule and arrange necessary information to the line operators related to product changes

·       Must have the ability to troubleshoot and monitor all extrusion lines

·       Must be able to do all set ups of product and tooling using proper procedures

·       Must assist operators with colour changes, roll changes, screen changes etc.

·       Operate an extrusion line if necessary in the absence of regular extrusion operator

·       Monitor and increase if possible regrind used on the lines

·       Check all die wiring at the start of each shift as well as after any line starts up (i.e. screen changes etc.)

·       Assume the role of Production Supervisor in the event of their absence

·       Other duties as needed and request by superiors



·       High School Diploma or equivalent

·       Lean Manufacturing experience preferred

·       Minimum of 3-5 years of manufacturing experience; specifically extrusion

·       Knowledge and experience in material control, engineering, compounding, quality and maintenance

·       Understanding of manufacturing processes.  Success in planning, executing and managing projects Excellent problem-solving skills.  Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate upwardly to top management and downward to a wide range of audiences

·       Strong communication skills. Self-directed and able to multi-task in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating continental shift

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